Kesha Releases First New Song Since 2013. Will Dr. Luke Keep Her From Releasing More?

by Danniah Daher

The New York Times reports that Kesha and Zedd have released their new collaboration “True Colors,” with the permission of Kesha’s producer, Dr. Luke. The song comes amidst the continued legal battle between Kesha and Dr. Luke—Kesha sued her producer back in October 2014, accusing him of sexual and emotional abuse. It’s Kesha’s first new song since 2013.

Zedd clarified on Twitter that the song was issued with the permission of Dr. Luke’s label—Kemosabe and RCA—another Sony subsidary. “We didn’t use any loopholes,” he tweeted. Chillingly, Dr. Luke responded: “Thanks for the clarification @Zedd…”

It’s unclear if this means that we’ll be seeing more new music from Kesha soon, or if Sony allowed this song because either A) it’s a collaboration, not a solo track or B) public backlash. But we certainly hope that we’ll have another Kesha song soon.

“It’s a miracle when someone gives you a chance at finding your voice again!!” Kesha tweeted, adding, “this is more than a song. it’s a declaration of my truth.” 

Listen to “True Colors” below:


Image via Kesha / Instagram 


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