Not So Gaga Over Lady Gaga’s Latest Release – The Cure

A lot of people are probably about to hate me for this but…I find Gaga’s new single, The Cure, to be very basic and cliché. That’s right, I said it – the song really isn’t anything special. If anything it sounded like a Little Mix song.  I have no doubt that The Cure will be blasted on every radio station for months – it has perfect radio hit ingredients… the stereotypical lyrics about not giving up, EDM style build up and disappointing beat drop.

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I know what you’re thinking… “dang this girl ain’t got no chill, she’s just slammin’ Gaga!”

Let me clarify, I am a long time fan of Lady Gaga!  She is very easily one of the most unique, creative and out of the box mainstream artists out there – which is what makes me so disappointed in her and this new song.  Gaga’s latest album, Joanne, was a masterpiece filled with raw emotion and each song had it’s own story.  The album made me feel like I was connecting with the real Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (Gaga’s real name), instead of just listening to another basic popstar in a crazy wig.  I felt like the Joanne album was just Gaga telling us about herself and about her story – very much unlike The Cure.

What are your thoughts on the song?

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