Artist: Katy Perry
Released: August 10, 2013
Genre: Power Pop, Synth Pop
Label: Capitol Records
SongWriter(s): Katy Perry, Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Henry Walter
Producer: Dr. Luke, Max Martin, Cirkut
On August 12, 2013, a lyric video for "Roar" was released onto VEVO and YouTube, which was directed/produced by Joe Humpay, Aya Tanimura, Tim Zimmer, and Tuan Le. It depicts Perry doing daily activities such as eating, using the toilet, working out, and taking a bath, while she texts the lyrics on her iPhone to various people; Emoji characters are used in place of certain words. Music producer Dillon Francis felt that the "Roar" lyric video copied his "Messages" video, as it also used the concept of instant messaging.
The official full-length music video for "Roar" was released on September 5, 2013, directed by Grady Hall and Mark Kudsi, and filmed at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. A 21-second teaser of the video had previously been uploaded on August 25, 2013. Nokia posted an additional behind the scenes video on September 4, 2013.
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