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Postby -Dark-Moon- » Tue Mar 04, 2014 5:58 pm



Just wanted to invite comments about the occult symbolism in Katy Perry's new video.

I notice Bastet, Sobek and the eye of Horus is heavily featured.

Of course the press are speaking about this in terms of 'Illuminati' symbols, however, to me the symbolism is simply Pagan - regarding personal manifestation perhaps. Feel free to comment.

Here are the lyrics -

[Katy Perry:]
I knew you were
You were gonna come to me
And here you are
But you better choose carefully
‘Cause I, I’m capable of anything
Of anything and everything

Make me your Aphrodite
Make me your one and only
But don’t make me your enemy, your enemy, your enemy

So you wanna play with magic
Boy, you should know what you're falling for
Baby do you dare to do this?
Cause I’m coming at you like a dark horse
Are you ready for, ready for
A perfect storm, perfect storm
Cause once you’re mine, once you’re mine
There’s no going back

Mark my words
This love will make you levitate
Like a bird
Like a bird without a cage
But down to earth
If you choose to walk away, don’t walk away

It’s in the palm of your hand now baby
It’s a yes or no, no maybe
So just be sure before you give it all to me
All to me, give it all to me

So you wanna play with magic
Boy, you should know what you're falling for
Baby do you dare to do this?
Cause I’m coming at you like a dark horse
Are you ready for, ready for
A perfect storm, perfect storm
Cause once you’re mine, once you’re mine (love trippin')
There’s no going back

[Juicy J - Rap Verse]
Uh
She’s a beast
I call her Karma (come back)
She eats your heart out
Like Jeffrey Dahmer (woo)
Be careful
Try not to lead her on
Shorty’s heart is on steroids
Cause her love is so strong
You may fall in love
When you meet her
If you get the chance you better keep her
She's sweet as pie but if you break her heart
She'll turn cold as a freezer
That fairy tale ending with a knight in shining armor
She can be my Sleeping Beauty
I’m gon’ put her in a coma
Woo!
Damn I think I love her
Shorty so bad, I’m sprung and I don’t care
She ride me like a roller coaster
Turned the bedroom into a fair (a fair!)
Her love is like a drug
I was tryna hit it and quit it
But lil' mama so dope
I messed around and got addicted

So you wanna play with magic
Boy, you should know what you're falling for (you should know)
Baby do you dare to do this?
Cause I’m coming at you like a dark horse (like a dark horse)
Are you ready for, ready for (ready for)
A perfect storm, perfect storm (a perfect storm)
Cause once you’re mine, once you’re mine (mine)
There’s no going back
I am that which is attained at the end of desire
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby Xiao Rong » Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:21 pm

Speaking of occult imagery, check out her performance of the same song at the Grammy's:



Note the witch burning scene at the end.

I'm actually quite fond of the song itself, and the Grammys performance ... supposedly she wrote it from the perspective of a witch who was warning a man that if he loved her, she would be his last. But watching the Egypt music video, I was just like, "BUHHHH???!!"
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby Holdasown » Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:40 pm

I loved the Grammy's video. They try to burn her at the end but she kills them all ahhhhhhahahahhaha. But honestly it's darker and I like the pole dancing on brooms. I don't really get the made video. I don't care for the song too much but the Grammy video fits better if you ask me. I think the rap kills the song for me. Once in an interview she said her father was so religious they couldn't say "deviled" eggs. That's pretty extreme.
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby North Star » Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:56 pm

I was working on the night of the Grammy's and happened to take my break at the perfect time to catch her performance. First time hearing the song. Her set blew me away! I am not a fan of the video really, I do like the song though. And that live performance was awesome!
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby -Dark-Moon- » Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:47 pm

I'm thinking she's pagan. She arrived in Australia to promote her upcoming tour and I watched her this morning on the tv (morning show) and they brought a live baby Koala in for her to pet - her first response - 'Maybe you can be my spirit animal!'

Certainly lots of pagan themes. Interesting in Dark Horse she transforms into Isis - 'Mistress of Magic'.

Thanks Xiao for posting that performance. Loved the bottle jar they were making in it.

Also the symbolism of the red Rosicrucian cross...
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby firebirdflys » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:23 pm

So... I have heard about all these celebrities involved in the Illuminati, Katie, Gaga, ...oh a few more that slip my mind, but the theory is "they sold their souls for rock and roll" to put it mildly....what do you all think? Yeah or nay?
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby -Dark-Moon- » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:39 pm

I think that the illuminati stuff is all conspiracy theory.
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby firebirdflys » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:54 pm

they are awfully rich, ....and they all are flashing these signs or symbols, what ...for fun?
I don't really believe it either, but the implications are huge.
look at Led Zeppelin...and Plant, I would suppose at the very least they used magic to get some claim to fame...I dunno, hey...I'm not doggn' them, they are my favorite band of all time, next to the Doors. Could be it was the right time ...right place, But maybe a little nose twitchen to get the ball rollin'?
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby Holdasown » Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:28 pm

I would think if you joined the Illuminati for fame you wouldn't say anything. I have always heard Page sold his soul and once heard Jones did that's why nothing bad every happens to him, lol. Morrison was into witchcraft I believe. I think it's more likely Bieber is one before the ones with talent. :twisted:
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby PhoenixFlight » Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:37 pm

Holdasown wrote:I think it's more likely Bieber is one before the ones with talent. :twisted:


lolz...


As to the videos.. It would not surprise me in the least to find out she was pagan, or even something as specific as being a witch.. I've had my suspicions about her since before this song, and it just kind of adds to it..
~that is an interesting notion, in it's own way~
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby nicoledianthus » Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:45 am

Its funny I heard this song on the radio and my first thought is that she could be pagan..I just got to work but when I get home Ill have to check out the performance and music video
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby firebirdflys » Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:58 pm

Ok now that I have finally watched them, I think the blue guys are Smurfs (hehe) at least it would appear they are covered in woad, which was near and dear and closely related to the Celts. Also in the other video, is she wearing the Knights Templar cross on her chest?
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Re: Katy Perry's new video

Postby Xiao Rong » Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:49 pm

This is pure speculation, since I know very little about Katy Perry but have seen some of her music videos, but I doubt that she is really pagan. I think she enjoys making heavily themed performances in an attempt to be provocative. As this article states,

Popular singers have turned to occult symbols for shock value because they have exhausted the possibilities of sex. They can go no further with sexual suggestiveness unless they have actual sex on stage. They most look elsewhere for something that will spark controversy, and they find it in the occult. This is unfortunate, since that occult symbols have a more profound meaning that is debased by their exploitation.


(the article also makes the point that there are only about 20 occult symbols that pop singers use)

I feel like she just picks a theme and takes it as far as she can to create some buzz. I wasn't offended by her witchcraft imagery in the Grammy's performance, but you can bet there was a freakout on the Christian blogosphere. I've also seen another performance of hers that was trying to be all Oriental and Asian or whatever, and it was tremendously racist. Egypt just happens to be the next culture she wants to appropriate.
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