Katy Perry Wants To Dance With Somebody (Who Is a Purple Bear)

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Posted by on 02/21/2011 at 2:15 PM News

The Popdust Files: katy perry, whitney houston

Katy Perry’s Portuguese fans showcased their lung capacities last night as she kicked off her California Dreams tour at Campo Pequeno in Lisbon. Her ninety-minute set featured the entirety of Teenage Dream except “Hummingbird Heartbeat” and the stronger half of One of the Boys. Two-thirds of the way through the show she performed a medley of “Only Girl (In The World)” (wishing her bearcunt BFF Rihanna a happy birthday),  “Big Pimpin’,” and “Whip My Hair”:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fp6UBHcb-HU

She closed out the set, naturally, with the one-two punch of “Firework” and “California Gurls.” Katy Perry emerged for the latter in a cupcake skirt, and the whole Candyland set was on hand including ten line-dancing gingerbread men. (Snoop, alas, was absent.)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8hZFwVxgzo

But perhaps the surprise highlight of the evening was Perry’s encore: a cover of Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me),” a snippet of which can be heard here. Her onstage dance partner was a fuzzy purple teddy bear with a pink bow!

2011 is looking to be Whitney’s year. She’s made peace with her late ex-mother-in-law, been cited and thanked by Lady Gaga at the Grammys, and now been covered by Katy Perry—and it’s only February!

    Setlist:

  1. “Teenage Dream”
  2. “One of the Boys”
  3. “Waking Up in Vegas”
  4. “Ur So Gay”
  5. “Peacock”
  6. “I Kissed a Girl”
  7. “Circle the Drain”
  8. “E.T.”
  9. “Who Am I Living For?”
  10. “Pearl”
  11. “Not Like the Movies”
  12. “The One That Got Away”
  13. Medley: “Only Girl (In the World)”/”Big Pimpin’”/”Whip My Hair”
  14. “Thinking of You”
  15. “Hot N Cold”
  16. “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)”
  17. “Firework”
  18. “California Girls”
  19. (Encore Break)

  20. “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)”

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