KATY PERRY

Issue: June/July 2009, Cover
Relevance: No firework shooting cupcake bra, no blue hair and no cotton candy background. In retrospect, this dominatrix side of the colorful California girl, which we captured during the days when all we could talk to her about was kissing girls, can be jarring to those who didn’t start listening to her until her wildly successful latest album, Teenage Dream.