Smile: a review and analysis of the new album from Katy Perry

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It’s no secret to anyone that Katy Perry’s career has taken somewhat of a downward turn, including Perry herself. Perry racked up hit after hit during her first three album campaigns, including a notable hot streak during Teenage Dream that established her as a hitmaker. However, during her last album Witness, Perry struggled to land another hit after its lead single “Chained to The…