A 23 second sample of "Roar", a pop song with influences of rock subgenres that lyrically, revolves around a theme of empowerment. Problems playing this file? Luke, Max Martin, and Cirkut. It primarily shows Perry doing daily activities such as eating breakfast, going to the bathroom, and taking a bath, while texting the lyrics of "Roar" to friends. Some words are substituted with various Emoji characters.
Background[ edit ] Perry's change in record label, and adoption of a pseudonymous surname accompanied a shift from the Christian rock of her self-titled debut album. During the making of the album, Perry was dropped from two record labels and went through two canceled albums. During this time, Perry had written close to seventy songs. Luke , Dave Stewart , and Max Martin among others on the album. Once signed to Capitol, label head Jason Flom started work on a new album by convincing Dr.