Katy Perry says she suffered from depression because of 2017 album flop


Katy Perry, who is pregnant with her first child, is due to give birth this month. Photo: Handout

Heavily pregnant Katy Perry is about to pop any time, but she has another "baby" on the way in the form of her sixth studio album, which will drop on Aug 28.

While a Katy Perry album is typically chock full of bright and shiny pop tunes, she revealed that her latest, Smile, was borne of a particularly dark time in her life.

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