International Smile

Album: Prism (2013)
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Songfacts®:

  • This Dance-Pop tune about a "so in-demand" woman was inspired by Perry's close friend, Mia Moretti. The jet-setting producer previously appeared in the singer's video for "I Kissed a Girl." She also released a remix to Perry's Teenage Dream track "Peacock."

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