Ke$ha Is Obsessed With Rock N' Roll

The foxy pop star just outdid herself with a very respectable list of favourite songs, albums and jokes.

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Ke$ha, the pop singer full of L.A. swagger, just got a lot hotter after revealing her real love of rock n' roll.

Hands up: how many of you can claim to own "An original vintage Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction T-shirt." No-one? Well, Ke$ha does. "I bought it off a guy called Evil Ed who was wearing it at a dive bar in Nashville one night," she told Spin magazine.

She continued with her favorite song: "Iggy Pop's Real Wild Child.' It's the last song I play before I walk onstage and the first song I play when I get off stage," and her favorite album is "Bob Dylan's Nashville Skyline. He is one of the most amazing songwriters ever and I grew up listening to him. I have always been inspired by the honesty in his lyrics."

She adds "I love Girl from the North Country Fair' [sic] with Johnny Cash; it's one of my favorite songs of all time. It is one of the absolute best things you could ever hear."

Top marks, but we didn't expect a surprise like this. Next she'll be saying she'd like to ride a narwhal in the jungle, naked - oh wait, she said that too.

We'll leave on her favorite joke: "What's the last thing you want to hear after giving Willie Nelson a blow job?

"I'm not Willie Nelson."

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    Minivirus2
    Head line should read: "Another soulless pop star, making soulless pop music for the soulless masses claims to love rock." Lady Gaga, Hanna Montana and now Kesha. If you love rock so god damned much, make a ****ing rock record and when it doesn't sell, be happy because now you can look in the mirror and still retain your integrity. I could give to ****s what kind of music they like. The fact is, they make terrible music. Point and case. Noting else really matters but this. Awful, soulless, pop drivel.
    BFMV1995
    is it just a coincidence that her and lady gaga admit to loving rock and roll within a few weeks of each other?
    WhiteStripesIII
    BFMV1995 wrote: is it just a coincidence that her and lady gaga admit to loving rock and roll within a few weeks of each other?
    Lady Gagas been known about for ages - she covered Led Zep songs early in her career
    i_am_metalhead
    I'm sick of these articles about stupid pop stars being into heavy music. Just because (insert name here) like Iron Maiden or Guns N' Roses doesn't make their music any more bearable. Its not at all relevant to their music career and I don't see how it can be justified as "news".
    JetPackBlues
    So a semi-talented pop singer owns a shirt and likes an Iggy Pop song. Well done, UG. I tip my hat to you and your fine journalism skills. Take five and drink a lava lamp.
    CaptinK'nuckles
    I hate her music but I can't help love something about her. She's a pop star, but seems to almost ignore it and has a little fantasy world where she is a rocker. She also attempted to get Prince to work with her, which is ballsy for anyone to do nowadays. Funny thing is, if she could actually sing, she would probably make a great lead vocalist in a rock group.
    KingSquall802
    i dont care if she's obsessed with rock and roll simply because she is not rock and roll. what a poser.
    stndrdprcdre
    This chick is nothing more than a big gimmick. Everything about her is a gimmick. She "writes" songs for commercials and movies, intended to induce a feeling of rebellion and narcicism. In two years, nobody will care who or where she is.
    Deified
    I have always been inspired by the honesty in his lyrics.
    Am I the only one who liked the irony in this?
    Rattlenix
    why some ppl like this girl? ****ing dollar sign on his logo, doesn't that already tell you something? and his music (even thought i have only heard one song from her) is the most annoying shit, that i have ever heard
    Thienskater
    ShameofaNation wrote: Why doesn't she MAKE rock n roll then? Huh?
    She doesn't have the talent. She relies too much on auto-tune.
    Engel22
    I don't care how obsessed with Rock N' Roll she is, she's still terrible from my viewpoint.
    Thunderstruckmh
    Just because you wear a rock t-shirt and spat out some band names doesn't mean you're a rock fan. She and Lady Gaga are absolutely worthless and only have fame because sheeple like to dance to their crappy music.
    Gman400
    Ke$ha makes some fun music, good to just party to and have a good time. Its not supposed to be rock 'n roll guys. Obviously her label isn't gonna let her start putting out rock albums even if she wanted to, because they wouldn't sell. And yeah you can criticize her for being a soulless pop-star sellout all you want, but the fact is the music industry is a business and she's making money. There are few among us who wouldn't do the same if we had the opportunity.
    BlackNapkin
    She's got one song that's kind of rock..kind of...It's called "freaking me out" and its unreleased but up on youtube. At the very least, it's an attempt. Also, she has at least some writing credits on most of her songs, better than britney spears has...
    Emberwolf06
    I own 2 vintage guns n roses appetite for destruction shirts from my dad, does that mean I get to have an article on UG?
    signal_fire
    I bought a "Porn Kills" shirt off a guy once because my shirt was soaken wet. That doesn't mean I hate porn. And this makes her hotter how? I'd more likely want to sleep with Tommy Lee than her. Also, STOP COPYING LADY GAGA!
    Gridlock749
    What? A girl who likes all kinds of sh*tty music listens to a few good rock bands? Sounds literally like almost every girl I've met. The most ridiculous thing about these Kesha and Lady Gaga arguments is the fact that you all seem to think that listening to Maiden or Iggy Pop suddenly makes you a more respectable musician, even if your music is appears entirely uninfluenced by that music. I don't think you could find a girl out there who wouldnt say "i love (whatever classic rock band)" even if they only know like one song by them. I bet brittney spears and christina agulera both listen to some rock or metal here and there.
    mitchell.minami
    Oh WOW! She likes all the typical rock artists? That EVERYBODY else likes? That's just SO interesting! I care! I'm SO happy this appeared above Pink Floyd news!! Stupid.
    Lord_Doku
    A hot gal with meh-music which she fails to sing properly without auto-tune. Works for me.
    eteam_sammy4him
    I'm just gonna say, I get sick of seeing the "pop phenomena" artists like Lady Gaga and Ke$sh coming out and saying they are huge rock n' roll fans. Congratulations, they like good music, but that does not make them special or enhance their lack of talent. Just had to get that out.
    alvich
    Thienskater wrote: ShameofaNation wrote: Why doesn't she MAKE rock n roll then? Huh? She doesn't have the talent. She relies too much on auto-tune.
    yeah i think that too
    dr. johnny
    why would anyone buy someones t-shirt off them whilst they were wearing it!? even if it is vintage, she didnt get it at the time and that guy probs did. might mean a hell of a lot more to him than it does to her
    thejester
    MetalheadforJC wrote: I'm not trying to be a dick or anything but where is the source or who's the author of this? This could be a joke for all we know. Sure it says she talked to Spin Magazine (never herd of it) but this could be a Friday the 13th joke for all we know.... Just saying.
    spin magazine is a real magazine. and a big one at that
    fenderstrattele
    too bad her own music is filled with autotune, I guess she has rock 'n roll attitude but if her music would have been a little more rock n' roll she could have converted some pop fans into rock 'n roll fans. (same goes for lady gaga)
    Lion_Slicer
    Mobby32 wrote: ke$ha is ****ing awesome! troll harder
    I'm going to tend to agree actually. Her music is idiotic--that's the whole point of it--but I respect her.
    rockgodman
    I think really what this proves is something that was very obvious from the start of Kesha's career: she probably at one point was a somewhat talented singer in the singer/songwriter type genre and her career wasn't really taking off so she sold her soul to the devil (some record company) and they turned her into what she is now. They marketed her, gave her a shitty image and wrote her songs and now shes big. I have no sympathy for someone who does that but it seems like thats exactly what happened to her.
    MonsterOfRock
    Ke$ha makes sluts look like angels. What she has to do with 'guitar the instrument' is beyond my comprehension. If it was a news about she knows how to play 'Smoke on the Water' riff or something, atleast we could have said 'wow, good for you, noob'. C'mon guys, make us comment on things we love, if you dare yourselves. Not just trollbaits.
    Horsedick.MPEG
    Mobby32 wrote: ke$ha is ****ing awesome! troll harder
    Someone liking a pop singer = troll? Please inform me on how this is.
    Alex's Disciple
    MetalheadforJC wrote: I'm not trying to be a dick or anything but where is the source or who's the author of this? This could be a joke for all we know. Sure it says she talked to Spin Magazine (never herd of it) but this could be a Friday the 13th joke for all we know.... Just saying.
    You do know that Friday the 13th is like April Fool's day...it's not a joke. It's from the Crusades and it's the day of the arrest of the Knight's Templar. The article: not really news...but furthers my belief that rock n roll has influenced every form of western music that has come after it.
    Municipal Waste
    dr. johnny wrote: why would anyone buy someones t-shirt off them whilst they were wearing it!? even if it is vintage, she didnt get it at the time and that guy probs did. might mean a hell of a lot more to him than it does to her
    apparently he cared more about the cash since he sold it to her.
    Mr.Garreth
    Plus how does she knows its a vintage shirt? I have a appetite for destruction shirt!
    JAKSA1
    This bitch is trying to copy Lady Gaga in every way. Gaga wears something wild and crazy, so does Kesha. Gaga says she loves Rock & Roll, Kesha loves Rock & Roll. Stupid bitch. I doubt either of them like it anyway.
    bambi_slaughter
    Kesha: "Shit, that Gaga chick is getting more publicity because she likes rock! Maybe i should name some old rock songs people know and get some of that sweet publicity myself! Buy an old t-shirt because some guy claims its vintage, aw **** yea!"
    AeolianWolf
    within the next two years, gaga's going to become forgotten, and kesha will take her place.
    Iommianity
    We all know that the prime function of being a guitar player with a big cock is telling pop stars what kinds of music they can and cannot like.
    2trouble
    If she was really obsessed with rock n' roll it would show more in her own music. The fact that she bought a vintage shirt off a guy doesnt mean much other than that guy was obsessed with rock n roll; maybe if she owned an original vinyl pressing of Apettite. Im going to assume she means Iggy's cover of Real Wild Child and give her the benefit of the doubt that she realizes its a cover. And even though its one of her favorite songs of all time she doesnt seem to realize the song is called Girl from the North Country (no fair). She seems to want to portray herself as being edgy and full of attitude, of course when you dont really poses that the easiest way to make it seem like you do is to claim to be a big fan of someone who does.