Oz in the News 8.8.14

kacey-musgraves-katy-perry-perform-2014-billboard-650Kacey Musgraves & Katy Perry Wrote A ‘Wizard Of Oz’-Inspired Song Together  Musgraves and Perry have been friends since Perry tweeted love for “Merry Go ‘Round,” the platinum first single from Musgraves’ gold 2013 album Same Trailer Different Park. “I’ve been a fan of hers since she came out and just really dug her, and the fact that you can tell she is who she is, which is something I really admire,” Musgraves says. After the tweet the two got in touch with each other and have even written a song together, as well as taping an episode of CMT’s “Crossroads” earlier this year. “I brought some ideas, and we actually ended up writing a pretty cool song,” Musgraves says. “It’s loosely based on Dorothy’s version of The Wizard of Oz, her being in love with the Tin Man, but he didn’t have a heart. And hopefully maybe something will happen with it down the road. Either way, it’s cool to step out of my zone and write for somebody else.”

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