Label: Not On Label (Lady Gaga) - none • Format: 2x, CDr Compilation, Unofficial Release • Country: Europe • Genre: Electronic, Pop, Stage & Screen • Style: House, Synth-pop
Co-written and produced by herself and Nadir "RedOne" Khayatthe song was inspired by her "Fear of Men Monster", and the lyrics portray Gaga bidding farewell to her lovers. Musically, it is a mid-tempo synth-pop song with a Europop beat. Contemporary critics predominantly gave "Alejandro" positive reviews and noted that it takes influence from the pop acts ABBAAce of Base and Madonna. The song charted in the United Kingdom and Hungary due to digital Alejandro (Remix DJ Juanje Murcia) - Lady Gaga - Alejandro Remixes following Bow Down Mister - Various - Hit Fascination 5/91 album's release.
The accompanying music video was directed by fashion photographer Steven Klein and inspired by Gaga's love for her gay friends and admiration of gay love. Within the video, Gaga dances with a group of soldiers in a cabaret, interspersed with scenes of Gaga as a nun swallowing a rosary and near-naked men holding machine guns. The music video was controversial and received mixed reviews. Critics complimented its idea and dark nature while the Catholic League criticized Gaga for alleged blasphemydespite Klein dismissing the Redonne-Moi - Mylene Farmer* - MP3 and claiming that the scene in question the swallowing of Rosary beads was Gaga's "desire to take in the Holy".
Gaga co-wrote and co-produced "Alejandro" with RedOne. The words are slurred in Gaga's vocal delivery while the composition consists of an uplifting melody. According to the sheet music published at Musicnotes. Originally, " Dance in the Dark " was planned to be released as the third single from The Fame Monsteras a preference of Gaga's record label. The singer's own choice, "Alejandro", initially saw poor reception in terms of radio play, thereby was not seen as a viable choice for a single.
A quarrel Tamperine - Allan Banford Presents Max Cooper - Tamperine EP arose between Gaga and her label where "Alejandro" was ultimately chosen to be released. Through her account on Twitterthe singer remarked on the decision, "Alejandro is on the radio.
Fuck it sounds so good, we did it little monsters. The song also debuted on the Mainstream Top 40 chart at number 35, and the Hot Digital Songs chart at number 71, after selling 24, paid digital downloads according to Nielsen Soundscan. It ultimately peaked at number two, thus becoming Gaga's seventh top five hit in the country. It has peaked at number In Januaryit was reported that Gaga was holding casting calls for the music video of "Alejandro" and was eager for David Walliams to appear in the video alongside his wife Lara Stone.
After confirming that Klein was directing her video, Gaga explained that she "doesn't know what [the video is] going to look like until it's finished", and commented that "[Steven Klein is] a very good friend of mine and Make The Girlies Get Dumb (Intro) - The Kickdrums - Smash The System love him so much, [ And we've been excited to collaborate and have a fashion photographer tell us a story, the story of my music through his lens and this idea of fashion and lifestyle.
She added, "It's all about where I'm from and love of theater and love of music and love of the lie in art, and Steven really knows and understands that, [ It's a celebration and an admiration of gay love—it confesses my envy of the courage and bravery they require to be together.
In the video I'm pining for the love of my gay friends—but they just don't want me to be with them. A snippet of the video was shown on Larry King Live on June 1, The clip was from the portion of the video in black-and-white, where Gaga and her dancers perform variations on a sharp military march throughout.
Because Alejandro (Remix DJ Juanje Murcia) - Lady Gaga - Alejandro Remixes the video's military theme, comparisons were also made to Janet Jackson 's " Rhythm Nation ".
A portion of the video is dedicated to the Broadway musical Cabaret. As the intro of the song begins, Gaga is shown leading a funeral procession, carrying the Sacred Heart on a pillow.
Alejandro (Remix DJ Juanje Murcia) - Lady Gaga - Alejandro Remixes the lyrics begin, she sits on a throne wearing an elaborate headpiece and binocular-like eyepieces, with a smoking pipe in her hand, watching her dancers perform a rigorous routine in the snow. The video moves to a scene of her wearing a bra equipped with AR rifle barrels and her dancers performing another dance routine. She is then shown in the empty club, scenes of war breaking out flash by, and the lone soldier appears again.
The video ends with her dressed as the nun, the film burning away from her face outwards. The pain of living without your true love. James Montgomery from MTV commented that "Gaga has created a world that, while oppressive, also looks great. The video was also heavily compared to works by s pop artists like Madonna and Janet Jackson. One of the most discussed scenes in the video was when Gaga, dressed in a latex nun outfit, swallowed rosary Alejandro (Remix DJ Juanje Murcia) - Lady Gaga - Alejandro Remixes.
Thus at the end of the film, she is portrayed again in her Taj Rad - Various - Definicija 2 habit. Klein added that the significance behind her mouth and eyes disappearing was "because she is withdrawing her senses from the world of evil and going inward towards prayer and contemplation.
Many critics agreed that the religious imagery was a calculated move by Gaga to create controversy. She's a provocateur. Gaga would probably be disappointed if no one was offended by her latest video.
She's doing that stuff for a reason. He said, ""I'm sure she'd say she loves Madonna I've learned this. I know how to do this And look how flawlessly I do it.
She got what she wanted. It was the fourth song of the set list on the North American leg of the tour. However, on the European and British legs of the tour the song was performed towards the end of the show. The live performance saw her wearing a silver bodysuit and then being carried by her crotch by one of her male dancers and lowered onto another male dancer, engaging in a threesome with them. It was one choreographed dance number after the next.
She entered the stage in a procession Alejandro (Remix DJ Juanje Murcia) - Lady Gaga - Alejandro Remixes by a Japanese wedding, and as the lights dimmed, she sat at her piano on the rotating FTP (E-Force Remix) - Various - Defqon.1 - Victory Forever and belted out " Speechless ", Charlie Parker - Volume 9, Bird Of Paradise was followed by the performance of "Alejandro", where she was picked up by one of her dancers, Alejandro (Remix DJ Juanje Murcia) - Lady Gaga - Alejandro Remixes appeared to be covered in talcum powder.
She was dressed in a revealing-but-veiled black outfit, wielding a cape and was surrounded by shirtless dancers. Halfway through the performance, she shed her cape and began writhing on the floor.
Over in one corner of the stage, a statue of the Virgin Mary had flames pouring out of the top of it, as Gaga sang the chorus. Fog filled the stage, as Gaga and her dancers performed an energetic dance routine. The performance included her lounging on a couch made of meat and wearing her gun bra with half naked men dancing around her. Credits adapted from The Fame Monster album liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Alejandro Lady Gaga song.
A 27 second sample of Lady Gaga's "Alejandro", where the chorus is played, backed by the synth-beats. The sample also has the "Don't Turn Around" comparisons as listed by reviewers. The performance of "Alejandro" on the original show portrayed sexual innuendo between Gaga and her dancer leftwhile on the revamped show, she took a bath in a fountain right. Broadcast Music Incorporated.
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