Details about Miley Cyrus’ accessible anthology accept been trickling in little by little. We know, for example, that she’s alive afresh with Mike Will Fabricated It, she’s recording in her garage, and The Flaming Lips accept been a huge access on her sound.
But our VMAs hostess has now alone a above adumbration about addition assistant she’s enlisted — and it sounds like we accept an awesomely badass accord on our hands.
Yesterday (July 30), Miley aggregate a pic of her advance for the camera (and flipping the bird) abaft the mic in a studio, captioning it, “When u izzzz recordinnnn w Linda Perry!”
Producer Kerry Brown followed up by announcement a pic of him, Miley, and Perry in the recording studio, captioning it, “What a abundant day alarming up headphones with @reallindaperry and @mileycyrus.”
Yep, that’s allegorical rocker/producer/songwriter Linda Perry they’re talking about — the woman whom you ability bethink from 4 Non Blondes’ 1992 hit distinct “What’s Up?” and the craftswoman of dozens of pop and bedrock advance from the accomplished brace decades. She’s bound songs for a huge ambit of artists, from Celine Dion to Courtney Love, and she abnormally has a adroitness for creating bold, allotment songs for able changeable artists. She helped both Blush and Christina Aguilera, for example, alteration from adolescent pop stars to complete superstars, so her new gig with Miley absolutely sounds like a able treat.
Let’s booty a attending at nine songs you apparently didn’t apperceive Perry wrote or co-wrote.
“Get The Party Started” by Blush (2001)
A decade and a bisected later, this one’s still a boisterous turn-up jam. Perry wrote and produced a ton of songs from Pink’s 2001 anthology Missundaztood, including this active anthem, which becoming a brace VMAs for Best Changeable Video and Best Dance Video.
“Beautiful” by Christina Aguilera (2002)
Perhaps one of Xtina’s best acclaimed and admired ballads, this self-esteem-boosting clue went on to win the Grammy for Best Changeable Pop Vocal Performance.
The No Doubt frontwoman fabricated her abandoned admission with her 2004 anthology Love. Angel. Music. Baby., and this addictive jam was its aperture clue and advance single. Ah, Harajuku Girls, we absence you.
“Mono” by Courtney Love (2004)
Love additionally fabricated her admission as a abandoned artisan with a Perry-written track: the furious, amorous banger “Mono.”
What’s that? You forgot K.O.’s brief but advantageous music career of yesteryear?! This synthpop banger was the aboriginal and alone distinct from Kelly’s green album, Sleeping in the Nothing, which included a ton of Perry-penned tracks.
“Hurt” by Christina Aguilera (2006)
Serious question: Is it alike accessible to accept to this affecting carol after breaking bottomward into a dabble of tears? Perry co-wrote this one with Christina and Mark Ronson, and went on to ability added songs for Back To Basics, including “Candyman” and “Save Me From Myself.”
This empowering, sisterhood-preaching song becoming Keys her additional after Grammy for Best Changeable R&B Vocal Performance. Oh, and the music video featured cameos by Jada Pinkett Smith and little adolescent Jaden Smith. Aww!
“Keeps Gettin’ Better” by Christina Aguilera (2008)
Clearly, Christina and Perry are a bout fabricated in agreeable heaven. The two teamed up for the zillionth time on Xtina’s greatest hits album, which boasted this electropop-leaning single.
Long afore she was cardinal the charts, Ariana was cutting poofy blush dresses in the video for her admission single, which included songwriting acclaim from Perry because it sampled “What’s Up?” in conceivably the poppiest way ever.