Wednesday 21 September 2016

[Music Video] Lady Gaga - "Perfect Illusion"

Lady Gaga's Perfect Illusion has debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 15, one week after its release. Today sees the push for the first single from her upcoming fifth studio album, Joanne, continue, with Illusion's visuals being released.

Directed by Ruth Hogben and Andrea Gelardin, the video was filmed in a desert (I ain't checking which) over two days. With a stripped back aesthetic and some mild moshing, it's clearer now that Gaga was aiming for a "realer", "authentic" feel with the project.

Unfortunately no amount of shaky cam, mic swinging or greasy hair was going to confer punk sensibilities to a song with a key change like that what is quite obviously a pop song.

Joanne hits store shelves on October 21st. BUY IT!


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