Kesha wants you to “Learn To Let Go.” Exorcise the demons inside you!
Rainbow is (thankfully) shaping up to be every bit as good as we all hoped it would, from her empowering, slow-building meditation on recovery that is lead single “Praying” to her unapologetically, feisty feminist anthem “Woman.” And now, it’s time to discuss “Learn To Let Go,” the third promotional single off the forthcoming LP due out on August 11.
The Stuart Crichton-produced gem is a blissful and joyful rush of Kesha‘s signature crooning, full of bright guitars, non-stop melodies (“Hey-eh-eh-eh, yeah!“) and positive self-affirmations galore. Kesha‘s way more at peace in her empowering game this time around — there’s no cursing in this one. “I think it’s time to practice what I preach/ Exorcise the demons inside me/ Whoa, gotta learn to let it go/ The past can’t haunt me if I don’t let it/ Live and learn and never forget it/ Whoa, gotta learn to let it go…,” she cheerfully chants.
Her redemption plan is truly working. Also, a solid life lesson in song form is always a plus in my book – WIN!
“‘Learn to Let Go‘ is more than a song title… it’s become one of my mantras over the last few years. As much as our past creates who we are, we can’t let it define us or hold us back. And especially if you’ve been through something hard, and we all have, you can’t hold on to resentment because it’s like a poison. You have to learn to let go of those bad feelings and move forward,” Kesha told the Huffington Post. “We all have bias based on whatever our own story and life experience has been, but really the only way to truly evolve is to let the past be the past and move forward with an open heart. If you let your demons haunt you, they will haunt you forever. Learn from your mistakes but don’t dwell on them, and if you feel like someone has wronged you, let that be their problem ― not yours.”