Lady Gaga’s New Single “Edge of Glory”

With just two weeks until Lady Gaga’s second (or third, depending if you count The Fame Monster) album, Born This Way comes out and Gaga has already released the third single, “Edge of Glory”.  From my perspective it sounds like an 80s song mixed with some techno and a smooth saxophone.  The song has not been You Tube that long today but so far it is being met with great approval.  While writing this post the number of likes for “Edge of Glory” 6334 and keeps going up.  According to the Wikipedia article on “The Edge of Glory’, the song features Clarence Clemons of the E Street Band on the saxophone.  Lady Gaga revealed on Musicians @ Google Presents that she wrote the song after her grandfather died in September and said that the song is “about your last moment on earth, the moment of truth, the moment before you leave earth.”   The video is below:

So what are your thoughts on the new song?

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  1. […] “Scheiße”, which is German for shit, starts off with Gaga saying “I don’t speak German, but I can if you like” and then goes into Gaga speaking in German to a dance beat.  “Bad Kids” was written as a tribute to Gaga’s fans dubbed “Little Monsters”.  Lady Gaga said while touring she was inspired by stories from her fans.  “Fashion of His Love” is a love song to the late fashion icon, Alexander McQueen, who was a good friend of Gaga’s and the song evokes the catchy pop beat from the 80s.  “You and I” was first heard by most of America for the first time when American Idol contestant performed it during the Top 5 week.  “You and I” is probably my favorite on the album because Lady Gaga rocks out on this song.  Gaga wrote this song in 2010 about trying to recapture her lost love with former boyfriend, Luc Carl.  The album ends with “The Edge of Glory” which I talked about right Gaga first leaked the song. […]

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