November 20th, 2013
02:57 PM ET
Come hell, high water, a snowstorm, an owl, a bed on fire or a car accident, Katy Perry's love will remain unconditional.
At least, that's what we think the 29-year-old pop star is trying to say with the music video for her new single, "Unconditionally."
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The nearly four-minute clip features a wide swath of imagery with Perry standing right in the middle of the stylized madness, which includes a ballroom dance scene, a sudden flurry of flowers and a bed going up in flames.
"The music video is kind of inspired by a couple different movies, like 'Dangerous Liaisons' and 'Anna Karenina,' and it doesn't have a complete narrative," Perry explained to MTV.
"This time, I just wanted to give a lot of gorgeous, beautiful looks ... and then some heavy metaphors. Like the scene where I'm being hit by a car, it's representational of when love hits you ... But it's mostly just a beautiful video that's supposed to evoke this power of love and beauty."
"Unconditionally" is the newest single from Perry's fall release, "Prism," which debuted at No. 1.
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