Watch Kesha's Emotional First Live Performance of "Praying"

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Elsewhere in the interview, Kesha discussed working with her mother and other family members on the album, alongside Dolly Parton, adding: "I consider her family now".

She said: "I've been to hell and back and never knew if this day was going to come".

The singer recounts near tears how deeply personal the song is to her.

The subtext here, on which Kesha could not comment, was of course her harrowing and heartbreaking legal battle with producer/songwriter Dr. Luke, whom she's accused of sexual assault and physical and emotional abuse.

She said: "This record has quite literally saved my life". "It's so personal. I've written every song on this album and they're all so personal", she explained.

Last month she released "Praying", the first taste of her long-awaited third studio album Rainbow-out this Friday-and it arrived with a stunning music video that showed the musician wandering through Salvation Mountain in California.

Kesha also says that in the darkest of moments, we are often forced to turn to something outside our individual selves, turning to prayer.

Kesha was likewise close by to play out her sincerely charged single Praying, telling the gathering of people: 'On the off chance that I can endure the tune, I'm going to be singing it'. So now my house is covered in rainbows.

With the release of Rainbow later this week, the musician joked that she's "trying to look as much like a rainbow as I can".

The vocalist, 30, ended up noticeably started crying as she talked about existence after her exceedingly exposed court fight with previous CEO of Kemosabe Records Lukasz Gottwald, who she blamed for sexually attacking her and hindering her from discharging music.

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