Katy Perry's 'Chained to the Rhythm' Video Goes Through the Process of Becoming Woke

Katy Perry’s music video for her wake-up-sheeple! single “Chained to the Rhythm” has all the candy-colored markings of a Katy Perry video and takes place in an amusement park called Oblivia that’s designed to be a false utopia of thrills. (America is the metaphor, you see, and some white Americans have realized it’s not as great as they thought.)

Let’s take a look around.

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That’s “America.”

And Katy Perry is a mixture of Jane and Judy Jetson.

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This is supposed to be “the greatest ride in the universe.” America is supposed to be “the greatest.”

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But is it?

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Is it........??

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No it’s not. Look at these houses dangling like broken dreams.

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Look at all the oblivious people. It’s like they’re enjoying life when suddenly...

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They’re thrown...

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Suddenly, some of them start to realize what’s really going on here.

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They’re seeing life in 3D. It’s becoming clear.

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Skip Marley still has to explain it a bit, though.

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He’s tired of doing that but he’s the messenger.

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Katy is starting to see. This is the awakening. We’ve been living in bubbles.

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She’s almost there.... Is this... what it means to be....?

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Wait, this isn’t utopia!

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And now she gets it.

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