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Katy Perry’s fourth studio album, ‘Prism,’ is due out in October, but the single ‘Roar’ was ‘leaked’ online Saturday. The song will be officially available on iTunes by midnight Monday.
The wait is over for Katy Perry‘s first single from her upcoming new album, “Prism.”
Originally planned for release Aug. 12, the pop star’s surefire hit, “Roar,” “leaked” online Saturday.
But instead of going into crisis management, Perry, 28, and her team gave the song an early release.
“Looks like there’s a tiger on the loose!!!” the singer wrote in a Twitter post to fans Sunday about the leak, adding that the song would be officially available on iTunes by midnight.
“Roar” is another certified anthem for Perry, after her last inspirational sing-alongs “Firework” and “Wide Awake.”
“You held me down but I got up/ Already brushing off the dust” she sings, with the catchy chorus declaring “I am a champion/And you’re gonna hear me roar.”
Perry has been leading a Twitter campaign engaging her fans in a photo-sharing competition to see who can spot a huge gold truck bearing the Oct. 22 release date of her album as the vehicle travels around the country.
On Friday, the singer’s truck was involved in an accident as it moved through Pennsylvania. According to TMZ a drunk driver of another truck slammed into the front of Perry’s vehicle, causing significant damage, but nobody was injured.
The pop star is not traveling with the truck.
“The Prism semi is bumped and bruised but she is a champion!” Perry tweeted Friday. “She will return…”