Spaceship

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  • Kesha has never been a down-to-Earth kind of girl, and in this song, the final track to her third album Rainbow, she gets interplanetary.

    I'm waiting for my spaceship to come back to me
    It's coming back for me
    I don't really care if you believe it's coming back for me, yeah
    I been in a lonesome galaxy


    "I'm a little bit of an empath and fragile heart for this world," she said in a track-by-track interview with NPR. "I hope that when we die, that I will just travel up into space and find my soul friends and we'll just float out in the ether in space together. And at the end of the record, it's like the spaceship is taking off back into space. I feel like maybe, because I feel weird down here, maybe I'll feel at home finally back up there."
  • Kesha wrote this song with her mom (Pebe Sebert, also a songwriter) and Drew Pearson, who co-wrote her song "Woman."
  • It will undoubtedly be of little surprise for you to learn that the kooky singer believes she has seen alien spaceships. Speaking on the Zach Sang Show, Kesha recalled her extraterrestrial experience.

    "I was in Joshua Tree, totally sober," she said. "Let me preface – completely f---ing sober. I think people would be like 'She was on acid' or something. I wasn't. I was on nothing. I was a totally sober Sally, just a lady in the desert."

    "I look up in the sky and there's a bunch of spaceships," Kesha continued. "I swear to God, there were like five to seven and I don't know why I didn't, like, try to take a picture of it. I just looked at it. I was sitting on a rock and I was like, 'What in the hell is that?' I was trying to figure it out and then they went away. And then they came back."

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