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Katy Perry: Chained To The Rhythm Meaning


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Song Released: 2017

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Are we crazy?
Living our lives through a lens
Trapped in our white-picket fence
Like ornaments
So comfortable, we live in a bubble, a bubble
So comfortable, we cannot see the trouble, the trouble
Aren't you lonely
Up there in utopia


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    Mar 24th, 2017 3:06pm report

    For me this is a political, visionary and thoughtful song, created with love and care by the magnificent Katy Perry. I believe it's about our pastime and place within the western culture and society that is in crisis to which has caught up to us, for really wanting to make us ''think'' how to deal with ''the other'' as our other. While enjoying our passtimes with a more of a conscience mindset of hope towards understanding ourselves within the rest of the world to make a better future together. From ''not to be inslaved'' and ''chained to the rhythm'' in negative ways anymore, just to have fun without thinking ourselves out of our bubbles. Especially if and when being ''circled and trapped mentally'' by our Controllers ''ideologies'' of The Far Left much more then The Far Right that has been influencing us to be ''Oblivious to Reality''. Lost and trapped in our bubbles of false securities with pleasures and enjoyments that has and always been in search for those Utopian or Sacred dreams of ours that became ''chained to the rhythm'' of our x-normal life. That ''now truely'' wants us to find that healthier balance between the Two Opposites that was causing us to become too extreme.


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    Mar 5th, 2017 3:17pm report

    0:00 A future glance ( where there is no tree just our technology)
    0:02 "Oblivia" A place for unmindful people.
    0:22 social media is our new eyes.We don't want to face the reality (or burst our bubble)
    0:31 cotton candy shaped as a nuclear bomb explosion.We are soon going to have WW3.
    0:33 The Great American Dream" Drop" - Its just an illusion now.
    0:38 Every attractive thing is hurting.
    0:51-1:14.. We don/t have any control on it & thus People will dance( have fun) until its end ( distortion) end up dead to the reality like a wasted Zombie.
    1:11 We are chained to the procrastination & will believe "in the SYSTEM"
    1:20 People will think they are liked & love & admired & have a lot of friends but in reality (somewhere u no the truth ).
    1:32 1983 the time of Ronald Reagan
    1:36 "love me" Obesessed with competing for fake love from strangers.(maybe lust)
    1:40 white picket fence - white represent white america, picket means american lifestyle, fence is for saving Americans from outsider.(Written- Safe trip home)
    1:45 No place like home'-It's said in a sarcastic manner to all the immigrant to go their respective countries(home).
    1:49 Forced deportation of the people.
    1:52 "bombs away!" Means MUSLIM AWAY-BOMBS AWAY (Mentality).
    2:00 No difference between Sheep herds & us.
    2:05 White man enjoying American Jobs & high wages.
    2:10 "inferno h2o" represent the fracking for the new pipeline in drinking water.
    2:30 America is a Nuclear Power.
    2:34 Wear the glasses given by the government & see the View.
    2:36 Blacks & Asians are Struggling for jobs, wages.
    2:44 People are enjoying it Sooo much.
    2:53 When You remove the glasses You will see the reality.
    3:00 realisation that the truth they feed is feeble like always.
    3:11 still you would not like to touch the reality.
    3:16 Again we go to fakeness because there's nothing one can do. You feel weak powerless. So you stop to seek the truth.
    3:45 For the rich people & Royals the wheel will keep on going according to their wish...
    3:47 But you feel unhappy doing soo.
    3:56 So you face the reality & try to send a message to everyone on Earth by a music video Chained to the rhythm :)

    What we can do is realize, aware others & question the systems, our beliefs & introspect.


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    May 31st, 2019 5:58pm report

    My interpretation of it is that we are refusing to see the reality of it-rose coloured glasses- and we have this idea of a perfect life-White picket fence- and we are so caught up in it, that we fail to notice things outside this virtual dream. In the music video, she pricks herself on a rose- this means that everything has a dark side- a concealed sharp edge. We see long lines of people swaying in time to the music-we are just followers of our own idealistic picture...


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    May 9th, 2018 5:04am report

    Why do people think this song is to do with illuminati or illuminate is it because the song is about not being free and being chained to the rhythm and not being free Is very odd and why is she doing the 66 sign in the picture. Is the song about trying to brake out of the illuminati


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    Jan 9th, 2018 1:45pm report

    This is about how most first world countries and people are pretending like nothing is wrong (rose colored glasses being something said to people who try to ignore the negatives to something and assume nothing is wrong) and people should do something about.


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    Apr 29th, 2017 4:52am report

    A great song from Katy Perry
    Its about today's society and how we live - not thinking or unable to change (living in a bubble) the big picture of how the world is changing for the worst.
    Bombs, immigration and the sadness of the world and it just goes on and on and on.


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    Apr 15th, 2017 4:15pm report

    Song represents strong meaning of how we live right now and the way the world is right now well done Kate xxxx


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    Mar 30th, 2017 3:08am report

    This song is about the globalist slow enslavement of mankind.


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    Mar 24th, 2017 3:13am report

    It's a very hard laugh to the cattle (us).

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