The Perfect Kesha Song for Any Occasion

by The Geeky Chica 5 months ago in list

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The Perfect Kesha Song for Any Occasion

Few recording artists are able to capture the vulnerabilities and eccentricities of a generation like Kesha. A survivor of emotional and financial abuse, former pop artist and current musical savior Kesha guides us wayward millennials on our tormented journey. Here are the Kesha songs to listen to whenever you're down on your luck or having a crisis of faith. Listen to the wisdom of our brass-voiced goddess and discover the deepest depths of your soul.

When you're feeling that existential dread…

Listen to "Die Young" and focus on the elixir that is club music and casual sex. Ultimately, this song epitomizes the axiom "carpe diem": to truly live is to let go of societal constraints and indulge in our animal instincts.

When you're sick of other people's shit…

Listen to "Let 'Em Talk." In this ultimate anthem for going balls out and raising a stiff middle finger to anyone who shit-talks you, Kesha explains why everyone else's opinion is about as worthy as a soggy napkin. Suck her dick, yo!

When you're weary with the state of the world...

Listen to "Rich, White, Straight Men" and work yourself up into a righteous fury about the shitshow we live in. Get out and vote!

When you need to indulge in self care…

Listen to "Tik Tok" and garner Kesha's words of wisdom about the economical value of brushing your teeth with a bottle of Jack and rejecting any dudebro who doesn't look like Mick Jagger. Moral of the story: Don't allow lesser men or self-doubt wreck your confidence. Just lose yourself in the music.

When you're sick of mansplaining…

Listen to "Woman" and sing along with this feminist anthem. Sick of men taking your weed and killing your buzz? Drive around town in your Cadillac and make those loser boys sit in the back. Kesha can buy her own drink, thank you. And remember, girls rule, boys drool.

When you need to feel like a badass…

Listen to "Warrior." Few other songs will give you the confidence to embrace your misfit status and flirt with disaster like this call to arms. As our goddess Kesha sings, "fight for the fuckups, stand up for true love." Get your dagger out and your warrior gear on. It's time for the revolution.

When you're telling off your downer ex…

Listen to "Shadow" and take the higher road. Even the best people tend to stick by people who suck our energy, says the wise Kesha. It's okay to care about them from a distance. Get your shadow out of our sunshine, yo.

When you need people to understand that you're not like other people…

Listen to "Spaceship" and hear Kesha explain how she's actually an alien from another world. Aren't we all.

When you're feeling hungry…

Listen to "Cannibal." You'll be surprised by how tempting that blabbering men's rights activist looks right now. Hey, he probably tastes like Doritos and Mountain Dew, right?

When you're feeling lover-ly…

Listen to "Old Flames" and indulge in the sweet harmonies between goddesses Kesha and Dolly Parton. You'll think back on that shitty ex and feel overwhelmed with appreciation. Give your new guy or gal a squeeze.

When you're tired of people hating on your new boyfriend…

Listen to "Godzilla." Remember, haters gonna hate, especially if you're dating a giant monster who stomps cities into oblivion. Love is love, yo.

When you need to affirm your power…

Listen to "Praying" and hear Kesha unleash her righteous fury toward her abusive ex-producer. A powerful anthem for overcoming trauma, this song is everything you need to find your peace after being abused.

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Kesha has overcome abuse by her former music producer, Dr. Luke, to become a champion for the downtrodden and dismayed. After escaping her contract, Kesha began recording revolutionary new tracks and collaborating with amazing artists such as Dolly Parton and the Eagles of Death Metal. She is the millennials' champion for absolution and affirmation through song. In her journey, we've seen discovery, growth, and reflection. By listening to her music, you elevate yourself to a new level and take part in her revolution - and ours, as a generation.

A version of this story appeared on Medium.

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