Pop star Katy Perry—once an up-and-coming gospel singer—said recently she's "never felt closer to God" than when she recorded her latest album, Witness.
She told Paper magazine the 15-track project, which debuted in June 2017, was like "10 years of therapy in one week," an experience that led her to feel "so much release and relief."
Perry, whose birth name is Katheryn Hudson, said she grew up in a Christian "bubble" — both of her parents are evangelists — but always found herself probing for answers to her faith's biggest questions.
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