“Roar” Ringtone by Katy Perry
Released as a digital download on August 12, 2013, “Roar” was commercially successful with 557,000 digital copies sold on its first week sales. “Roar” is a song recorded by American singer Katy Perry for her upcoming fourth studio 2013 album, ‘Prism’, which is set to be released on October 22, 2013. “Roar” musically, is a midtempo, synth-driven power pop song that contains elements of folk rock, arena rock and glam rock and lyrically about “empowerment,” having “discovered the power within yourself”. The song received generally positive reviews from various music critics, with some saying that “it is certainly one of the more perfect pop songs to come down the pipeline in quite a while.” “Roar” after debuting at number 85 on the US Billboard Hot 100 skyrocketed to number 2 the following week, becoming Perry’s 12th top-ten hit single in the United States.