The Fame Monster was too “dark”… And then I put out Born This Way and I was so “gay”. And now I put out ARTPOP and it’s too “artsy”. I wanna be remembered for all those things, for how uncomfortable I made the world.
Confess to yourself in the deepest hour of the night whether you would have to die if you were forbidden to write. Dig deep into your heart, where the answer spreads its roots in your being, and ask yourself solemnly, Must I write?
“I had a boyfriend who told me I’d never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail. I said to him: ‘Someday, when we’re not together, you won’t be able to order a cup of coffee at the fucking deli without hearing or seeing me’.” -Lady Gaga