Ke$ha cares very much about what critics will think of her next album.
She is currently working on the follow-up to her 2010 releases Animal and Cannibal. She tells Rolling Stone that some of her new songs are "more personal and vulnerable" than her past work.
Normally, Ke$ha says, she doesn't care what people think about her. But, she continues, "I give many f***s about this album. Some people weren't sure if I could sing. On this record, I said, 'Let's leave the tricks to a minimum and let me wail.'"
Rolling Stone previewed 17 incomplete songs up for consideration for the album, described by the magazine as "stomping, ultracatchy dance tracks." Iggy Pop, Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney and the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne may be featured on the album.
A potential Iggy Pop appearance would make sense, since Ke$ha has said her album will be influenced by 1970s rock. She tells Rolling Stone she's been listening to a lot of music by Iggy Pop and '70s British group T. Rex lately.
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