PEEP THIS: Lady Gaga Directs A Long-form Music Video and (Surprise)…It’s Controversial

Posted by Anthony - December 2, 2011 - Music Video - No Comments

I grew up in Madonna’s hey day, so feel like I’ve seen alot of what Lady Gaga’s done already in one form or another.  Which is not to say that I don’t think she’s a brilliant entertainer in her own right, just that she’s following in the well-worn footsteps of the original pop music shock queen, Madonna – who arguably followed in the footsteps of performers like Mae West and Marilyn Monroe, if you really wanna dig deeper.

And no surprise here- this new Lady Gaga video entitled, Marry the Night is stirring up controversy and debate. I think Marry the Night is Lady Gaga’s equivalent to Madonna’s very provocative shocker coffee-table book – aptly entitled Sex, which came out at the very height of Madonna’s exhibitionist period in the early 90′s. (See one of the few tamer photos I could actually show on the right.  Yes it’s really raunchy.)

What do you think?  Is this the video of a true filmmaking artist? A desperate exhibitionist? A pop icon ahead of her time? A Madonna copy-cat? A tongue and cheek joke on us all? – Or perhaps a little of all of the above?




…I’m not really sure, but we all clicked on it and I think that’s all that really matters in Gaga-land- that we never stop watching.


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