NRT Christian Music News Update
Katy Perry's History with P.O.D. and Relient K Resurfaces
Katy Perry's involvement with Christian music in the early 2000s gains internet attention
 

Katy Perry's History with P.O.D. and Relient K Resurfaces
   

Posted: October 15, 2015, 12:00 AM | Category: General
Artist Tags: Katy Hudson / Relient K / P.O.D. (Payable On Death)
Source: From Staff Reports MN

The story that Katy Perry once provided background vocals for a P.O.D. song has recently gone viral, but guest vocals for the rapcore group were not her only involvement with Christian alternative music. In the early 2000s, Katy dated alt rock singer Matthew Thiessen of Relient K.

The two singers dated during the pinnacle of Relient K's time in the spotlight as the era's definitive quirky punk act. Katy Perry even made an appearance on stage with the group a few times, such as in her stage diving moment at a 2003 concert in the video below.
 


Matthew Thiessen also found his way into Katy Perry's (then known by her birth name Katy Hudson) music. Matt appears in the demo video for her song "Longshot," playing guitar in the background. 


The first revelation that has made the internet rounds this week is that Katy Perry served as a backup singer in P.O.D.'s song "Goodbye for Now," also appearing in the video. Her powerhouse voice served as a counter to Sonny Sandoval's grit on the track's bridge.

The involvement in the Christian music community of the first half of the 2000s is a reflection of Perry's childhood growing up in the church, which is also where she first started singing. Katy Perry has gone on to have one of the most successful careers in recent mainstream pop history with songs like "Firework" and "Roar."

 


More Christian Music News Headlines View All News Add News

ADVERTISEMENT

Planetshakers' Youth Band planetboom Releases 'Kamsahamnida' Single, Video Today
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Chris Tomlin's 'Christmas Day: Christmas Songs of Worship' EP Out Today
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Donnie McClurkin's 'A Different Song' Available Now
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Rend Collective Announces Spring Leg of Revival Anthem Tour
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Jason Gray Releases 'Remind Me You're Here' Today
Friday, November 15, 2019
Josh Wilson Announces NOEL Christmas Tour
Thursday, November 14, 2019
TobyMac's 2020 Hits Deep Tour Not Impacted by Reschedules
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Watch Country Music Icon Dolly Parton Perform with for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Reach Records Recording Artist Wande Presents 'No Limits'
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
View All News

Christian Music, Facebook Christian Music, Twitter Christian Music, YouTube Christian Music, Instagram
ADVERTISEMENT

Christian Music

©2019 NewReleaseToday
A Division Of NRT Media Inc.

 

Secure
CHRISTIAN MUSIC

Discover New Artists
New This Week
Coming Soon
Playlists
NEW! PodCasts
Free Music
Album Reviews

NEWS

New Music
Movies / Media
Books
Events
Tours
General

VIDEOS

Music Videos
Exclusives

EXCLUSIVES

Articles
Devotionals
Interviews
Concert Reviews
We Love Awards

MORE INFO

RSS
Privacy Policy
Terms of Use
Advertising
Staff
New Music Email
Contact

RESOURCES

Music Studies
Artist Training

CONNECT

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
YouTube