Katy Perry Launching Metamorphosis Music Label With Capitol
June 17, 2014
Katy Perry has announced the launch of Metamorphosis Music, her new joint venture record label with CapitolRecords. Her first signing is Pop singer Ferras, whose self-titled EP for Metamorphosis Music/Capitol Records was released digitally today.
Katy and Ferras met in 2007 when both were newly signed artists to Capitol Records. Through the years, their friendship developed, and when Katy was ready to launch Metamorphosis Music, she knew the Jordan-born, L.A.-based singer, songwriter, and musician should be her inaugural artist.
"Ferras is a man with a message, and a unique lyrical way of communicating his perspective on life that makes you feel connected to every note when you listen. ‘Speak in Tongues’ is a song with raw emotional power that I wish I wrote. I believe he is going to be an important artist to watch unfold. I am SO ecstatic the world gets to hear his music now both online and on tour with me," Perry says of Ferras.
Perry not only duets with Ferras on one song on the EP (the Greg Wells-produced "Legends Never Die"), she also serves as its executive producer. "Her instincts are really on point," Ferras says. "She is very blunt and doesn’t sugar-coat things, which I appreciate. Also, she gave me the freedom to do what I wanted musically and was a natural partner."
Ferras is also looking forward to hitting the road as an opener on the entire North American leg of Perry's Prismatic World Tour, which kicks off on June 22 in Raleigh, NC, and continues through mid-October.