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Katy Perry circa 2001: a natural blond!

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Days after footage of vintage Lady Gaga, all brunette and be-pantsed, bum-rushed the internet, an eight-year-old Katy Perry clip has now popped up on YouTube, showing her in the days when she was a Christian artist known by her given name, Katy Hudson.

Check out the 16-year-old Perry below in her pre pop-pinup days, looking like a baby Juliana Hatfield in blond pigtails and singing songs of teenage angst, below:

What do you think, Music Mixers — can you connect the young, earnest Lilith Fairy of yesteryear with the girl-kissing, Vegas-waking top-40 minx of today?

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