Hmmm, well, I guess it's not too much of a surprise, given that everyone, their brother, and Gwyneth Paltrow is interested in wooing the country world these days.
Lady Gaga has released a "country" version of her massive hit single celebrating tolerance and acceptance, "Born This Way."
Before I launch into any analysis of Gaga's "Born This Way (The Country Road Version)," which she proudly announced via Twitter on Friday, here is the song for you to listen to first.
My thoughts? Gaga kept the Twittersphere (of which she engages an enormous share) hanging for a long time Thursday night and some of Friday morning waiting for the song. She herself tweeted that she needed a glass of wine eight minutes before launch, suggesting a momentous occasion. So...?
The tune sounds fine. The most country element I can discern in it, however, is the addition of some rootsy harmonica and the lyrics "If I want to make it country, baby, that's OK."
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