The music video is due out Aug. 4
Katy Perry has released a new teaser trailer for her latest single, “Rise,” and its accompanying music video, set to be released in full on Aug. 4.
The 20-second teaser, unveiled Monday morning, shows Perry tussling with a red parachute in an aircraft hangar, underwater, and on the side of a red-rock cliff as the song’s chorus plays.
“Rise,” surprise-released in July as an anthem for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, was produced by Swedish hitmaker Max Martin (Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman”) and Ali Payami (Adam Lambert’s “Ghost Town”). The song debuted at No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100, selling 137,000 digital downloads to become Perry’s first hit on the chart since 2014’s “This Is How We Do” peaked at No. 24.
Perry performed the track (along with 2013 hit “Roar”) on Thursday night at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center as part of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, changing the chorus’ lyrics to “Don’t be surprised: she will still rise” in reference to presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
“This is a song that’s been brewing inside me for years, that has finally come to the surface. I was inspired to finish it now, rather than save it for my next album, because now more than ever, there is a need for our world to unite,” Perry previously said of the single. “I know that together we can rise above the fear – in our country, and around the world. I can’t think of a better example than the Olympic athletes, as they gather in Rio with their strength and fearlessness, to remind us how we ALL can come together, with the resolve to be the best we can be. I hope this song can inspire us to heal, unite, and rise together. I am honored that NBC Olympics has chosen to use it as an anthem before and during the Rio Games.”
Watch the “Rise” teaser in the clip above, and check out the single’s original Olympics-themed video, below.