On This Day in #KatyPerryHistory… 14th July 2016 Rise single was released
Rise is a song by American singer Katy Perry. She co-wrote the song with Savan Kotecha and its producers Max Martin and Ali Payami. Capitol Records first released it in July, 2016, as a standalone single, and Katy Perry’s first single in almost two years. Rise is a mid-tempo electronic song with lyrical themes of victory and rising above one’s opponents. After an Olympics-themed promotional video was released the following day, an official music video debuted in August, 2016.
Commercially, the song reached number one in Australia, the top ten in the Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Scotland, and Spain, the top twenty in Argentina, Canada, Lebanon, Switzerland, and the United States, and the top thirty in Austria, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.