Lady GaGa is more fierce than ever in the July issue of Rolling Stone, where she bares her nudity and ammunition on the cover of the magazine (above). In the issue, GaGa announces that she has finished her next album and reveals that art is life, citing her connection to her fans as her number one priority:
“If I were to ever, God forbid, get hurt onstage and my fans were screaming outside of the hospital, waiting for me to come out, I’d come out as Gaga,” she says, adding that she models her celebrity on Michael Jackson. “Michael got burned, and he lifted that glittered glove so damn high so his fans could see him, because he was in the art of show business. That’s what we do. I don’t even drink water onstage in front of anybody, because I want them to focus on the fantasy of the music.”
GaGa also reveals that her new album will be due out early next year, stating that she will reveal the name at midnight on New Year’s Eve (perhaps after a performance in Times Square?):
“I think I’m gonna get the album title tattooed on me and put out the photo,” she says. “I’ve been working on it for months now, and I feel very strongly that it’s finished right now. It came so quickly. Some artists take years; I don’t. I write music every day.” As for the subject matter of the music, Gaga says she’s moved on with writing songs about her quest for fame to crafting tunes with an angry, perhaps political bent. “Why are we still talking about ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’?” she says. “It’s like, what fucking year is it? It makes me crazy! And I have been for three years baking cakes â€” and now I’m going to bake a cake that has a bitter jelly. The message of the new music is now more bitter than it was before. Because the sweeter the cake, the more bitter the jelly can be.”
GaGa never fails to impress with her words and wisdom with her music. And, according to these reports, we will have a new single and vidja from GaGa around September or October. What do you think the album will be called and mostly concerned with? Do you think there will be a theme to the album like The Fame and The Fame Monster? I can’t wait!
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