Today marks not only the release of Gaga’s new single, but the one year anniversary of the death of Alexander McQueen, Gaga’s close friend and designer of many of the outfits she’s worn in her videos and on the red carpet.
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Lady Gaga said she wrote the song in ten minutes, referring to her experience as an “immaculate conception.” Interesting choice of workds, since we really hear Madonna in this song (specifically her 1989 hit “Express Yourself”).
Is this song powerful enough to become Billboard‘s 1000th #1 hit? Throw us your initial thoughts of Gaga’s new tune in the comments below.