Lady Gaga‘s (almost) 12 minute-running ARTPOP film has been edited down to a more manageable four minutes — meaning “G.U.Y.” essentially now has its own video. This is a wise move because the extended version is a lot to process in one sitting. Not that it stopped Little Monsters. The opus has already racked up 18 million+ views on YouTube.
The thing is, “G.U.Y.” will need all those views and more. Despite the blockbuster visual, Lady Gaga’s new single is struggling to break into the top 150 on iTunes and only debuted at number 18 on the Billboard Hot 100 Bubbling Under Chart. The popularity of the video will ensure a huge rise on next week’s countdown, so it’s not all doom and gloom. Watch (again) up top.
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