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Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga, La Roux: Slaves To Synth

Report and Interview by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, 17 December 2008

The male guitar band is dead. The future is electro, female, DIY – and very in your face. Caroline Sullivan talks to the solo acts ...

On Music: Lady GaGa and Florence Welch

Comment by Jude Rogers, Guardian, The, 16 January 2009

Lady GaGa and Florence Welch have been hailed as the new queens of pop. But why pretend they're anything more than cheap imitations? ...

Lady Gaga: Academy, Manchester

Live Review by Dave Simpson, Guardian, The, 1 July 2009

THE 23-year-old formerly known as Stefani Germanotta must be pop's most ruthlessly effective self-promoter since Madonna. ...

Transvision Vamp: Lady Gaga

Comment by Simon Warner, Rock's Backpages, January 2010

THE POWER OF Lady Gaga has been one of the most scintillating features of 2009: three number one UK singles, a sprawling debut album and ...

Aladdin Sane Called, He Wants His Lightning Bolt Back: On Lady Gaga

Essay by Mark Dery, True/Slant, 20 April 2010

"HOW NOT DUMB is Gaga?" asked the New Yorker music critic Sasha Frere-Jones, in the first flush of Gagamania. Almost exactly a year later, his ...

Lady Gaga and the New World Order

Comment by Dorian Lynskey, Guardian, The, 1 July 2010

Lady Gaga's music videos are undoubtedly elaborate — but is there any truth to one blogger's claims that they are loaded with occult references and ...

Lady Gaga: Staples Center, Los Angeles

Live Review by Roy Trakin, Hits, August 2010

I'VE HAD MY eye on the artist formerly known as Stefani Joanne Germanotta since May 2008, when I wrote about a local Hollywood showcase. ...

Is Lady Gaga Corrupting Our Kids?

Comment by Pete Paphides, Times, The, 12 August 2010

Modern pop stars are corrupting the young, says the pop veteran. But isn't that what they've always done? ...

Spectacles: Muse and Lady Gaga

Report and Interview by Jude Rogers, Word, The, January 2011

Muse pushed the envelope of live spectacle, while Lady Gaga was oddly intimate. Who won? ...

Lady Gaga's New Gay Anthem

Comment by Jon Savage, Guardian, The, 14 February 2011

Has Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' got what it takes to be a classic gay anthem? Jon Savage on the debt she owes to a ...

Lady Gaga: Born This Way (Polydor) ***

Review by Andy Gill, Independent, The, 20 May 2011

FIRST THINGS FIRST: that cover is simply awful, its adolescent heavy-metal imagery — "ride me, wild one!" — effectively destroying in a single stroke Lady ...

Lady Gaga: In Defense of Gaga

Comment by Bill Holdship, Metro Times, 8 June 2011

One writer makes a case why she's the greatest pop star on the planet ...

This Megalith Reality: Lady Gaga Live

Live Review by John Calvert, Quietus, The, 11 September 2012

I KNOW IT'S COMING, but when it finally does it's different to how I expected. It's far worse. Less than real.  ...

Lady Gaga: ARTPOP (Interscope)

Review by Kate Allen, Rock's Backpages, November 2013

LIKE THE REST of the world, I too have an opinion on Lady Gaga and her latest album/app/manifesto — ARTPOP. ...

Lady Gaga: ARTPOP

Review by Mike Diver, Clash, 13 November 2013

THE FIRST FOUR minutes of Stefani Germanotta's third album proper are completely fascinating. 'Aura', this set's opener, manages to be a multitude of songs at ...

Behind The Aura: The Risky Business of Lady Gaga

Comment by Kate Allen, Planet Notion, March 2014

WHY did the world come to a shuddering halt a couple of weeks ago to watch and condemn Lady Gaga having paint spit up on ...

Lady Gaga: ArtRave, O2 Arena, London

Live Review by Kate Allen, Rock's Backpages, October 2014

THE PAST YEAR or so has not been kind to Lady Gaga. Broken bones, cancelled tours, major management fall outs and furiously scrutinised falling music ...


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