Katy Perry releases her new album and a French underground & lo-fi artist claims that Katy would change her image and surprise fans by working with him. Jean Motell says: « You don’t need millions of followers to have an impact on culture and to influence artists. For example, this VHS trend in the music video industry comes from niche influencers, so I’m convinced my alternative references would bring something to a major artist ».
Jean Motell is an independent artist, born in Paris in 1979: he writes books, makes music & short experimental films, and developed a unique way to play with lo-fi & alternative standards, always with a hint of humor and a rock attitude. Jean Motell artistic work is affiliated to Yael Kanarek, and he seems to be close to Olivier Zahm of Purple Magazine and Tommy Hilfiger, whom he had the chance to photograph.
Jean confesses « I only met Katy Perry once, at a cocktail reception in Paris, but I want to work with her ». Last month Jean offered Katy a private tour of his newly opened art gallery, Hyperion avenue in Los Angeles but Katy Perry didn’t respond to his message.
The beautiful Dark Horse performer could perhaps benefit from the musical arranger talents of the Frenchy, whose latest single Super Stoner has just been released. A source close to Katy Perry attests that the French artist would have offered to act as a creative consultant, for an advance of 1.3 million dollars, which obviously should not please Orlando Bloom.