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Katy Perry's Brand New Single 'California Gurls' Comes Out

May 8, 2010 (4:12 am) GMT
Hooking up with Snoop Dogg, the 'I Kissed a Girl' hitmaker is singing about California Girls in her new summer jam.

's new single called "California Gurls" has been unleashed. The summer jam features up-beat tempo on the hook which allows music fans to go dancing on the floor. The cover art has also been out, featuring blue-wigged Katy sitting under an umbrella in a beach.

The track is confirmed to be included in Katy's forthcoming third studio album which is yet to be titled. Featuring , it is recorded as an answer to 's New York anthem "Empire State of Mind" which features .

"It's so great that 'Empire State of Mind' is huge and that everyone has the New York song, but what the f**k? What about LA? What about California?" she told Rolling Stone. "It's been a minute since we had a California song and especially from a girl's perspective. We took the references of , which is always a great reference, and some of the '90s, almost house music references."

The song, which can be streamed on Katy Perry's official site, reportedly will be performed at the upcoming MuchMusic Video Awards which will also have and on the line-up. The album, meanwhile, is expected to be released later this year.

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