A Teenage Dream, indeed.
So for the cover of her third studio album, Teenage Dream, the betrothed pop princess went ahead and had fun with her naughty-angel reputation, stretching out on a strategically placed cloud and leaving all clothing and accessories—including her halo—behind.
And in keeping with her retro-girly vibe, the lips are red, the hair is '40s-pinup perfect, and the cloud is cotton-candy pink! Oh, and this cover isn't some mere photo, it's a portrait painted by contemporary artist Will Cotton.
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