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Riff: Lady Gaga – “Applause”

Aug 12, 2013

Pop culture was in art, now art’s in pop culture in me!

from Applause lyrics by Lady Gaga

A pop music emergency,” from the bloated ego of the fading manipulator of earworm knobbery as she tricks the lifeblood of her success, lemmings – ahem, ‘monsters‘ – of the “the adrenaline of fame,” with one last tired mask – a Bowie-meets-Cher cocaine-synth of a notion that she’s actually relevant.

Riff by Gavin Paul

Gavin Paul is SONGLYRICS' Editor-in-Chief. Chicago-bred, New York-sculpted, his words and ideas have appeared in publications ranging from Spin and Rolling Stone to The Chicago Sun-Times and Arborist News.

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