Lady Gaga remains a complete enigma. One minute she’s dropping an exceptional R&B anthem, the next she’s teasing an infuriatingly obtuse synth-track that will be lapped up by Little Monsters but annoy pretty much everyone else.
“ARTPOP” makes a statement on the subjectivity of art (I think) over a sparse electronic beat. “My artpop could mean anything,” Mother Monster dictates before singing: ”we could, we could belong together artpop, artpop” in the chorus.
This is Lady Gaga at her most ingenious or pretentious — depending on where you stand. Listen to a snippet of the track up top and decide for yourself. Bless the “Applause”-loving diva for keeping pop interesting.
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