“I Kissed a Girl” was Katy Perry’s erste hit. Back she’d released in album before “I Kissed a Girl,” the song ist what put produziert on die path to superstardom. Without it, who knows where herstellung career would have gone.

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For better or worse, it remains a famous song. However, it no the first song v that title. What walk Jill Sobule, die writer of the initial “I Kissed a Girl,” think of Perry and her song?


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The original ‘I Kissed a Girl’ vs. Ns more famous ‘I Kissed a Girl’

AllMusic reports Sobule released a tongue-in-cheek das lied called “I Kissed a Girl” an 1995. Ns song ist about Sobule kissing a girl weil das the zuerst time. The das lied was a surprise hit ~ above MTV.

Perry released a song with ns same title year later. Die narrator of the das lied seems zu imply she’s singing around the zuerst time she’s kissed a mädchen as well. Ns two das lied inevitably invited comparisons. World wanted to know what Sobule thought about Perry’s song.

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According to ns Rumpus, she stated “As a musician I have always refrained indigenous criticizing another artist. Ich was, ‘well, good zum her.’ that did pest me a wenig bit, however, wie she stated she came trost with die idea zum the title in a dream. In truth, she composed it v a team des professional writers and was signed über the really same male that signed me bei 1995. I have not mentioned that in interviews as i don’t want to sound erbitterter or small — ’cause, that’s not me.”

“I Kissed a Girl” by Jill Sobule

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Then Sobule’s tone abruptly changed. She claimed “F*ck freundin Katy Perry, sie f*cking stupid, maybe ‘not good for the gays,’ title thieving, haven’t heard viel else, dafür not fairly sure if you talented, f*cking wenig slut.”

“I Kissed a Girl” von Katy Perry

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This part von the interview garnered lots von attention. Sobule’s choice des words angered many von Perry’s fans, some von whom contacted herstellung on auf facebook to voice their displeasure. Sobule letztere responded kommen sie this publicity bei a item she wrote.

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Writing zum HuffPo, Sobule said her criticism des Perry was “purposely out of character and completely bei jest.” She added that she just used die phrase “f*cking wenig slut” ironically. Plenty von people felt her use of the phrase was a form of slut-shaming, regardless of produziert intent. Bei addition, Sobule said she had actually no problem with Perry back she was cynical about the music business. Finally, Sobule joked she’d compose a song called “I Kissed a mädchen …First.”

Sobule’s song came first. Perry’s is more famous. Regardless, Sobule doesn’t seem zu take issue with Perry.

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