Kesha has been in the public eye for the past few years and it’s not for the reason she’d like: she has been in a legal battle with her former producer Dr. Luke, in which she alleges that he physically and emotionally abused her. On the other hand, Dr. Luke filed a suit saying that Kesha breached her contract. It’s an exhausting time for the singer, but she is ready to let go.
Kesha has released her new album Rainbow this year, and it’s filled with personal songs that seem to reference her recent experiences. In her new song “Learn to Let Go,” she sings, “I know I’m always like, telling everybody you don’t gotta be a victim. Life ain’t always fair, but hell is living in resentment. Choose redemption, your happy ending’s up to you.”
She seems to be referring to Dr. Luke when she sings, “a boogieman under my bed putting crazy thoughts inside my head. Always whispering, ‘It’s all your fault.’ He was telling me, ‘No, you’re not that strong.'”
Kesha wrote the emotional song with her mother.
Watch the music video below:
The music video is peppered with home videos featuring Kesha as a child, and Kesha the adult trying to imitate her dance moves back then.
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