No Longer A Girl, Finally A Woman: Lady Gaga’s Talent Arrives on ‘Joanne’

by Shae Joanne is in no way a people pleaser album. “Perfect Illusion”, the first single off of Lady Gaga‘s fifth release, was the presage to her latest chapter being her most personal yet. The ’80s-touched power ballad, ensconced in dark disco, left most listeners bewildered, despite her openly valiant vocals and common subject of romantic disappointment. The track isContinue reading “No Longer A Girl, Finally A Woman: Lady Gaga’s Talent Arrives on ‘Joanne’”

I Don’t Get It. I Thought Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion” Was Great

by S.L. Chambers I’m listening to “Perfect Illusion” for the second time. Again, I responded excitedly to the beginning bass and guitar riffs that captured anticipation, as if in the middle of a sandstorm, and vibrated like a tribute to 1980s rock. It is super polished in its production than its predecessors. The rock sound isContinue reading “I Don’t Get It. I Thought Lady Gaga’s “Perfect Illusion” Was Great”

Watch Gwen Stefani’s Sad But Strong New Video For “Used To Love You”

20 years later, Gwen Stefani still smashes a break-up or long, hard goodbye record as her latest single “Used to Love You” proves. While not explicitly declared, the track has to be influenced by the recent announcement of her divorce from Gavin Rossdale. They were a couple for nearly 20 years and married for thirteen years. Together,Continue reading “Watch Gwen Stefani’s Sad But Strong New Video For “Used To Love You””