6 songs that prove Katy Perry’s PRISM isn’t that bad

Katy Perry - PRISM (cover art) - Album review

Since Katy Perry released PRISM, music snobs have been busy bashing the album. The A.V. Club called it “forgettable,” while SPIN described it as “tepid.”

I’m not here to tell you that PRISM is this year’s best pop album—it’s not!—but it’s actually a decent listen. Here are my top 6 faves:

  1. International Smile

Light and happy, “International Smile” could easily have been in Katy Perry’s last album. With “oohs” and “aaahs” and vocal delivery similar to “Teenage Dream,” this song is proof of Perry’s undeniable charisma.

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