Rss Feed
Tweeter button
Facebook button
Reddit button
Myspace button
Linkedin button
Webonews button
Delicious button
Digg button
Flickr button
Stumbleupon button
Newsvine button
Youtube button

Lady Gaga’s “Applause” Music Video: Watch

5483286fbf1243b8bf07be1b26da1eac Lady Gaga’s “Applause” Music Video: Watch

Lady Gaga‘s long-awaited “Applause” video debuted this morning (August 19) on Good Morning America and on giant screens in New York’s Times Square, with Mother Monster introducing the clip while wearing a white getup and a mask similar to the one on her first ARTPOP promo photo. The video itself was more art and less pop, in that it felt very much of the theater/stage world, with Gaga wearing black tights and a cap for much of it, dancing and doing tragedy/comedy mugging for the camera.

The clip is largely black-and-white, but the shocks of color are powerful. Things don’t get too weird — the video certainly lacks the narrative structure and “wow” factor of many of Gaga’s prior works — but we do get Gaga’s head on a black swan, and the singer emerging from a giant top hat with a tail. There’s also a variety of wigs and bras, including a clam shell one as she poses like Botticelli’s The Birth Of Venus and a bra made to look like hands cupping her breasts. The visual was directed by Inez & Vinoodh, who also helmed the song’s single artwork and Gaga’s nude V shoot.

Check it out up top.

Gaga will perform the live debut of “Applause” at the MTV Video Music Awards on August 25. The singer teased the performance with a rehearsal photo over the weekend, but has been coy about what kind of spectacle she’ll give us.

Was the “Applause” video worth the wait? Let us know below, or by hitting us up on Facebook and Twitter!


You might also like

17cf9502b948153a0817097abec7d088 Lady Gaga’s “Applause” Music Video: WatchLady Gaga’s “Applause” Gets A Creepy Clown GIF Cover
If seeing Lady Gaga stalk the streets in smeared clown makeup a la Marilyn Manson...
033fb8ca8302f2aac3d6cbdc63f7d73f Lady Gaga’s “Applause” Music Video: WatchLady Gaga Demands “Applause” In Lyrics Teaser
Lady Gaga continues to build anticipation for her ARTPOP lead single “Applause,”...
597b87ab423f5e5eb4f62ca9cdf92839 Lady Gaga’s “Applause” Music Video: WatchLady Gaga’s “Applause” Lyric Video: Drag, Dancing & Sloppy Clown Makeup
Lady Gaga has up and unveiled the lyric video for her new single “Applause,”...
fe39839a9b16f37b05884d8aad09bb59 Lady Gaga’s “Applause” Music Video: WatchThe Many Bras Of “Applause”: Analyzing Lady Gaga’s Supporting Looks
Lady Gaga‘s “Applause” video threw a lot of images at us and, as...
You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply