Katy Perry new album Witness's lyrics get mini-review from Sufjan Stevens: 'LORD JESUS HAVE MERCY'

'And y'all thought it was weird when I wrote, "Tuesday night at the Bible study...."'

Katy Perry's new album Witness is getting a pretty mixed response from critics, one of the worst reviews coming from Spin which said it "has the inherent appeal of a spectacular failure, but that’s about it."

It seems prolific indie musician Sufjan Stevens isn't a fan either, talking about it in a new Tumblr post entitled: 'LORD HAVE MERCY'

Singling out a lyric from the track 'Deja Vu', he wrote:

"Your words are like Chinese water torture..."

literal

lyrics

from

the

new

Katy

Perry

album

LORD JESUS HAVE MERCY.

And y'all thought it was weird when I wrote, "Tuesday night at the Bible study...."

Lord Jesus.

Katy Perry was probably at THAT SAME BIBLE STUDY.

We probably did popcorn prayer together.

I love this world.'

Stevens appeared to be drawing attention to the clumsiness of the metaphor, while the bible study line possibly references her Christian upbringing.

Perry has been pushing her new album hard, taking part in a 72-hour lifestream from a Big Brother-esque house.

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