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“I was in Russia, then Germany, and spent a lot of time in Eastern Europe. There is this amazing German house-techno music, so I wanted to make a pop experimental record. I kind of wanted to leave the ‘80s a little bit, so the chorus is a ‘90s melody, which is what the inspiration was. There was certainly some whisky involved in the writing of the record. It’s about being in love with your best friend.”

This is Lady Gaga, through the eras. 

“I want to see more songwriters as artists, that have the spotlight on them for their talent. That they’re in their rooms writing their songs and it’s coming from them. Every album that they put out, you’re gonna be seeing something that’s a true struggle from a human being that’s honest and true. And at the end of the day, writing songs is what makes me really feel like I matter.” - Lady Gaga