Riff: Katy Perry – “Unconditionally”

Oct 23, 2013

All your insecurities/All the dirty laundry/Never made me blink one time

from Unconditionally lyrics by Katy Perry

Free of the sugary sweetness which made Prism‘s other stadium-sized stomper, “Roar,” a little difficult to swallow, Perry plays it completely straight here as she vows to love her man whatever his emotional baggage may be over a hypnotic wave of tumbling percussion; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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