Music Gear News
Lady Gaga wanted to release 'Born This Way' last year
Lady Gaga wanted to release 'Born This Way' "seven months ago".
The 'Hair' hitmaker wanted her fans to be able to buy her third album as soon as it was recorded because she wants to be percieved as a "visionary" rather than and a self-serving "artiste".
She told metro.us: "Look, people who make music and get famous and then start to slow down and get lazy - they weren't in it for the music. I can't put it out my music fast enough. I wanted to put this record out seven months ago.
"I'm not wallowing in some romanticised idea of what it means to be an 'artiste'. I'm a musician but also a visionary who cares about social and human rights because it affects my fans and that's my overarching life work now."
Gaga - who's recent The Monster Ball Tour grossed over $227 million - also claims she'd happily forgo all of the money she has made for her fans.
She added: "There's really no line anymore between where I begin and my fans begin. We are all one. I feel like I would die from a lack of inspiration if I didn't have them. I never want them to feel like I abandoned their culture. It's not about the money for me. I'd give all the money away if I had to choose between it and them."
'Born This Way', will be released on May 20.Posted on 17 May 2011 09:45 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
An icon who helped propel the rock 'n' roll movement to new and unprecedented heights. Chucky Berry is praised by many as a founding father of modern music.
Founding guitarist of legendary LA band Y and T Joey Alves passes away due to complications relating to Ulcerative Colitis. Documentary on soon to follow.
Destroyer Cola is to be the latest release in rock veterans Kiss' long line of merchandise currently available to the general public for purchase
In a recent unconfirmed report, frontman of famous rock and roll outfit Guns N' Roses is said to be heading into the studio with Australian rock veterans AC/DC
Never before has music been so accessible. With social media, tab sites and forums at your immediate disposal, learning your favourite song couldn't be easier.
Former Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach Spills the Beans On His Less Than Complimentary Thoughts Towards Today's Rock Musicians and Their Work Ethic In the Studio
Recent Music News
Through a collaboration with Martin, Sheeran's latest signature model features artwork from his latest album '÷' and has been built to his exact specifications.
Designed in collaboration with celebrated musician Devin Townsend, Mooer's Ocean Machine blends gorgeous, transient tones with powerful expression and depth.
JHS Pedals give us the lowdown on their latest pedal launches and re-releases from NAMM 2017, with products Shipping to European dealers on April 24th.
Introducing a sleek aesthetic to an established favourite, Arturia's Step Range offer an extensive selection of creative options to the discerning musician.
News has emerged from Superbooth that Behringer will be introducing their brand new Deep Mind 6, a smaller more condensed version of its big brother DeepMind 12
Utilizing innovative features designed to complement the modern piano player, Yamaha's MX88 Synth offers a re purposed design and flawless functionality.