Lady Gaga is pulling out the big guns on the cover of Rolling Stone‘s new issue. But that’s not the only thing Gaga is firing off. She also reveals details about her next album in the magazine.
The pop superstar plans to announce the title of her third album at midnight on New Year’s Eve. “I think I’m gonna get the album title tattooed on me and put out the photo,” she says of the follow-up to last year’s The Fame Monster, due early next year.
Gaga is already well into crafting her next opus. “I’ve been working on it for months now, and I feel very strongly that it’s finished right now. It came so quickly. Some artists take years; I don’t. I write music every day.”
While she may be known for her fun, dance records, she plans to tackle some more serious topics on her next project. “Why are we still talking about ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’?” she asks. “It’s like, what fucking year is it? It makes me crazy! And I have been for three years baking cakes—and now I’m going to bake a cake that has a bitter jelly. The message of the new music is now more bitter than it was before. Because the sweeter the cake, the more bitter the jelly can be.”
Lady Gaga will launch the second leg of her North American “Monster Ball” tour on June 28 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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