Newswire: Kesha enlists the Dap-Kings for profanity-laden empowerment anthem “Woman”

Soon after announcing her new album Rainbows and releasing “Prayer,” her first solo single since 2013, Kesha has released a second single, “Woman.” And although this song also comes with a personal artist’s statement in which she calls the process of creating it with Drew Pearson and Stephen Wrabel “one of the best writing sessions of my life … because it reinforces how supportive men can be of women AND feminism,” ”Woman” is more of a dance jam than a heartfelt ballad.

Drawing from her self-proclaimed love of classic rock and soul and their raw, live instrumentation, Kesha enlisted the Dap-Kings, the band behind late soul sensation Sharon Jones, to add some “special sauce” to the song, including a rousing horn part that gives the song a joyful flair. Anchored by a catchy chant of “I’m a motherfucking woman” and a Lady Gaga-esque spoken word bridge, ”Woman” is …

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