After four years without new music from Kesha, fans all over the world are delighted that the famous artist has released a new song.

On July 6th, Kesha took to Twitter to share information about her new single titled "Praying."

A new beginning

In a letter published on the website Lenny Letter, the singer shared the meaning and inspiration behind her new song.

Kesha opened up about her ongoing battle with mental illness, stating that she has suffered from depression, anxiety, and an eating disorder.

Her new track "Praying" focuses on her personal struggles and her efforts to find the strength to stay afloat in her own life. "It's a song about learning to be proud of the person you are even during low moments when you feel alone", she writes.

She goes on to share that the song is about being empathetic towards someone even when they have been hurtful towards you.

The songwriter talked about how lonely it feels to be depressed and the meaning behind her prayers. For her, the act of praying meant admitting she was in need of help, and looking for God helped her bring peace back into her life, she shares "This song is about me finding peace in the fact that I can't control everything."

She explains that making her new album meant taking her feelings and turning them into art.

No matter how much she was hurting, she created music out of her pain, and because of that she's proud of her record, "I have never been happier with a body of work as I am with this record."

The singer's new album is titled "Rainbow" and it releases on August 1st of the current year. Kesha is hoping her new music will give hope to the people who need it the most, letting them know that no matter how hard it is to go on, they can and will.

The fight for freedom

Some of Kesha's struggles have been made public, and one of them is her legal battle against her manager and producer, Dr. Luke. Back in 2014, the singer sued Dr. Luke for alleged abuse (emotional, physical and sexual.)

In the same year, Kesha checked into a rehabilitation center to be treated for an eating disorder.

She completed her treatment after a stay of two months. Her mom went on to explain that the abuse caused by Dr. Luke made Kesha's bulimia worse.

The legal case ended in 2016 when the judge in charge of it ruled against Kesha.This meant that the songwriter not only lost the case but that she couldn't produce new music without Dr. Luke.

Thankfully, Kesha received support from Sony and her fans. She was allowed to record music without her abuser, and she went on to continue working on her career. She went on a tour, appeared on different events and on tv. Even when she was absent from the "spotlight", she kept on writing songs. After all, hope never dies.

As Kesha stated in her letter and new video, this is only the beginning of a new journey: one characterized by healing, love, and strength.