Katy Perry Drops Electrifying Music Video For "When I'm Gone" With Alesso — Watch!
Katy Perry's new musical era is here! After two weeks of anticipation, Perry released a new single, "When I'm Gone," with Swedish EDM producer Alesso on Dec. 29, coinciding with the first date of her Las Vegas residency, which runs through March 19. "When I'm gone, I'm never really gone / You think you're moving on / But it won't be for long, you'll see / When I'm gone, I'm never really gone," she sings.
On Jan. 10, Perry dropped the accompanying music video, directed by Hannah Lux Davis and shot in Los Angeles, during halftime of the 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship. "When it comes to my music videos we all know I like to push the boundaries and myself, and create unique opportunities for my fans to see them," Perry said of the visuals in a press release. "ESPN and especially College GameDay hold a special place in my heart, so partnering with Alesso to become the first artists to ever debut a global music video within a live event on ESPN made for a perfect and natural pairing."
Perry first teased the collaboration via Twitter a few weeks ago when she shared a snippet of the song and music video. "Don't worry y'all, you'll still be able to #PLAY along with me on December 29th, because #WHENIMGONE with @alesso will be coming 🦾 pre-save at http://katy.to/WIGPreSave," she wrote. "…And mark ur calendars for January 10th, as it will be the day im giving the KCs 👏🏻every👏🏻thing👏🏻they👏🏻want👏🏻" Watch the electrifying music video below!