Will someone give Gaga a Kit-Kat break already? She’s touring. She’s Gossip Girl-ing. She’s twirling with the Bolshoi Ballet. The Pantsless Wonder even gets her communication technology both ways, avec Beyoncé: first via “Video Phone,” and now “Telephone.” (Coming soon: “Baby Monitor!”)
Take the aforementioned “Telephone,” the just-leaked track from November 23’s deluxe reissue The Fame Monster. Personally, methinks the Lady doth spread herself too thin; it’s perfectly decent, club-ready Gaga, but nothing so poppin’ fresh it can’t be forgotten until the inevitable bizzonkers video moves us to reconsider. But do judge for yourself:
What do you think, Music Mixers? Would it have been any better or worse in the hands of Britney Spears, the artist for whom the song was reportedly originally written by Gaga and producer Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins? Or is the Gagoncé pairing your combo supreme?
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Mariah Carey’s ‘I Want to Know What Love Is’ video: Play ball!
Rihanna’s violent, disturbing ‘Russian Roulette’ video: How dark is too dark?