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Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande Premiere New Video for "Rain On Me"

Is Madonna going to be okay with Gaga having a song with the word rain in the title?

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by Anonymousreply 10310 hours ago

They're both such empowered, liberated women. So inspiring. Selfless, too.

by Anonymousreply 1Last Friday at 10:46 AM

Did they just stick two yowling cats in a bag to record those vocals?

by Anonymousreply 2Last Friday at 11:05 AM

Wow that was unlistenable.

by Anonymousreply 3Last Friday at 11:11 AM

I actually like it!

by Anonymousreply 4Last Friday at 11:53 AM

The song is very...underwhelming but the video has such great visuals

by Anonymousreply 5Last Friday at 12:01 PM

Call Deckard -- we found the two remaining replicants!

by Anonymousreply 6Last Friday at 12:03 PM

They are like little girl toys. Unicorns & ponies in heliotrope & raffia.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Friday at 12:37 PM

Already a hit across the board. Critically acclaimed, even by the most pretentious music critics.

Meanwhile, Madonna is being called a racist over supporting Lana Del Rey in her latest scandal. Madonna's n bomb and hatred of black men being brought up all over the place.

Gaga's success will have her making a call to her plastic surgeon's office for more alterations and she'll probably release a sex tape with that boyfriend she's paying for.

by Anonymousreply 8Last Friday at 3:15 PM

Why did she have to collaborate with Ariana Grande! Why? 😰🤮

by Anonymousreply 9Last Friday at 3:18 PM

Please post said acclaim

by Anonymousreply 10Last Friday at 3:19 PM

Wow, pretentious much?

by Anonymousreply 11Last Friday at 3:23 PM

I like it. Not sure why OP and R8 are trying to bring Madonna in to it. Besides, Gaga is clearly inspired by Madonna. I’m surprised Gaga hasn’t had as many hits as Madonna, especially considering she has more natural musical talent.

To me, Grande is this generation’s Mariah Carey. Great voice but mostly boring songs.

by Anonymousreply 12Last Friday at 3:23 PM

I like it. Not sure why OP and R8 are trying to bring Madonna in to it. Besides, Gaga is clearly inspired by Madonna. I’m surprised Gaga hasn’t had as many hits as Madonna, especially considering she has more natural musical talent.

To me, Grande is this generation’s Mariah Carey. Great voice but mostly boring songs.

by Anonymousreply 13Last Friday at 3:23 PM

It makes me want to lick donuts!

by Anonymousreply 14Last Friday at 3:25 PM

Popstar Barbie*

by Anonymousreply 15Last Friday at 3:27 PM

I feel like I've already heard this song a hundred times before.

by Anonymousreply 16Last Friday at 3:45 PM

C'mon, the whole thing is an exercise in overt lesbianism!

by Anonymousreply 17Last Friday at 3:59 PM

[quote] Is Madonna going to be okay with Gaga having a song with the word rain in the title?

You mean because she is the only person ever to use the word "rain" in the title of a song?

by Anonymousreply 18Last Friday at 4:12 PM

That was a fairly paint-by-numbers song.

It felt like a generic song they’d play during an aerobics class

by Anonymousreply 19Last Friday at 4:31 PM

Catchy. I'm a really old fart with elite, overbearing musical tastes... but fuck y'all, it was catchy.

by Anonymousreply 20Last Friday at 4:43 PM

Cheap sex sells

by Anonymousreply 21Last Friday at 4:46 PM

Meh 😐

by Anonymousreply 22Last Friday at 6:01 PM

The song is short on lyrics.

by Anonymousreply 23Last Friday at 6:06 PM

The song is a grower, but that video is instantly powerful. I love when two pop divas come together. But I wonder if it's too gay for the GP.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Friday at 6:07 PM

This is so bland and forgettable. Gaga has lost her spark.

by Anonymousreply 25Last Friday at 6:12 PM

I'm sick of backup dancers and choreographed routines. It's beyond tired.

by Anonymousreply 26Last Friday at 6:12 PM

I'm sick of the "look at my crotch!" costumes.

by Anonymousreply 27Last Friday at 6:16 PM

While I don't despise it, the music production sounds very 2005. The video is cosplay outta Comic-Con.

by Anonymousreply 28Last Friday at 6:34 PM

R28 I was getting ready to type this has 2005 written all over it!

by Anonymousreply 29Last Friday at 6:39 PM

Not sure why Madonna would care. Her "Rain" is superior by far and sounds more modern than this crap. And she looks gorgeous in the video. Pity what's become of her.

by Anonymousreply 30Last Friday at 6:42 PM


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by Anonymousreply 31Last Friday at 6:42 PM

You all haven't lived long enough... a style15 years ago, revived now, is called "retro"...

Yep, it's retro music...

I remember I had a moment of clarity, when about 8 years ago there was all this "alt rock" stuff that sounded like the early 90s. I thought how out of date. Someone pointed out to me that music is always cyclical... and that the kids making that music in 201 2 were in diapers the first time. Grande was a baby in 2005... retro to her, not "out of date."

by Anonymousreply 32Last Friday at 6:43 PM

I wonder if Kaskade produced this, it sounds like it.

by Anonymousreply 33Last Friday at 6:46 PM

Why didnt lana delrey patron saint of fragile delicate suburban victimized girls bitch on gaga though?

Ariana still needs to learn to enunciate.

They look italian

by Anonymousreply 34Last Friday at 6:52 PM

The one silver lining of the Covid-19 pandemic is that we won't have to spend the summer of 2020 hearing this horror blare out of every gay club on the strip.

by Anonymousreply 35Last Friday at 6:54 PM

Gaga is a really homely woman.

by Anonymousreply 36Last Friday at 6:57 PM

I’m old enough to remember when Gaga and her music were fresh and fun. This isn’t catchy. This is overproduced crap.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Friday at 6:58 PM


by Anonymousreply 38Last Friday at 6:59 PM

Gaga fizzled out early. She was great in the beginning, but then just seemed to lose the plot.

by Anonymousreply 39Last Friday at 7:00 PM

R9, Ariana Grande is the a way for her to connect with a younger audience that does not tive a tuxk about Lady Gaga. Ariana is the queen of the tik tok generation

Ariana is being used and should tell Gaga to fuck off.

by Anonymousreply 40Last Friday at 7:01 PM

R40 do the kids really not know Gaga? Sure, she’s a bit older but she’s been reasonably relevant.

by Anonymousreply 41Last Friday at 7:05 PM

R41, Other than Shallow, her hits are several years ago.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Friday at 7:07 PM

I'm tired of Gaga doing the same old thing. It's like she's only going for the top-40 dance pop thing. This caterwauling is going to be played as the bumper music on every frau-watching morning show, it will be featured at every Karen-dominated Spin class and of course, very young, small city gays will see it as a club hit. But it just sounds like everything else she does. And she can do so, so much better, It's time she tries something new.

by Anonymousreply 43Last Friday at 7:17 PM

That’s just not very good

by Anonymousreply 44Last Friday at 7:31 PM

Flavor of the moment. It’s ok, not good not bad, just ok. It’s just another example of fast food product, cheap and forgettable.

by Anonymousreply 45Last Friday at 7:33 PM

Ariana Grande's songs all sound the same to me. She looks like a Miami pole dancer.

by Anonymousreply 46Last Friday at 7:52 PM

Gaga keeps making the same video over and over again. All she does is put on new costumes. It's always her and a troop of dancers. I thought she was supposed to be more creative than this.

by Anonymousreply 47Last Friday at 9:23 PM

Still waiting on links to the critical acclaim from the most pretentious music critics for this caterwauling mess.

by Anonymousreply 48Last Friday at 9:37 PM

R48 Pitchfork doesn't give good reviews much.

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by Anonymousreply 49Last Friday at 9:42 PM

Totally generic but it works, unlike Gaga's comeback single. I won't buy or download this but I won't change the station if it's on. It's a bit perplexing why Gaga took a huge step back in her music with this new material. I mean both of these new singles are super generic next to Bad Romance and such. The video is ok, although for some reason it's once again all about a group of people power-dancing, like the previous video. I've never really been a Gaga fan and I usually hated her Little Monster bullies but nevertheless she did have nice creativity that is mostly missing now.

by Anonymousreply 50Last Friday at 9:53 PM

R42 "Applause," "Do What U Want," "Million Reasons," "Shallow," and "Always Remember Us This Way" have all been sizable hits in the last 6 years. She's hardly a consistent hitmaker anymore but young people know and like her, especially after the ASIB soundtrack.

by Anonymousreply 51Last Friday at 10:07 PM

The kids know Gaga and her songs from just 10 years ago that still get played on playlists and radio -_-

You are speaking of her like it was 30 years ago.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Friday at 10:14 PM

There are certain stars that are so high profiled that even if they no longer make hits, young people know them. Lady Gaga is an example of that, along with Britney Spears and boy bands of yesteryear.

And every young person knows Poker Face and Bad Romance etc., songs that still get played all the time everywhere.

Idk why you people listen to people like that. That is the same person that claims young people do not know who J Lo, Brad Pitt or Leo DiCaprio are. That is some of the biggest nonsense ever.

by Anonymousreply 53Last Friday at 10:17 PM

Don't tell me she's knocking off Peter Gabriel now

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by Anonymousreply 54Last Friday at 10:22 PM

[quote] The kids know Gaga and her songs from just 10 years ago that still get played on playlists and radio -_-

Do you remember when you were 12 how ANCIENT singers over 30 felt? Or how songs that were 10 years old were from a totally different era that had happened a long loooong time ago? Obviously Gaga is still relevant in many ways but she's probably not exactly a fresh and new thing for the kids.

by Anonymousreply 55Last Friday at 10:39 PM

When I was a kid in the 80s, music from the 60s sounded so OLD to me. It might as well have been Al Jolson or Rudy Vallee.

When I got older, however, I learned to appreciate all the great music from that decade.

by Anonymousreply 56Last Friday at 10:41 PM

That doesn't change the fact that Gaga has songs from 10 years ago still played on airwaves today. ......

by Anonymousreply 57Last Friday at 10:42 PM

r56 music from 2010 doesn't sound SOOOOO old in 2020. It sounds mostly the same. If anything, better.

by Anonymousreply 58Last Friday at 10:43 PM

Rain On Me? Is this a song about Kim Kardashian getting peed on?

by Anonymousreply 59Last Friday at 10:55 PM

r58 not always.

by Anonymousreply 60Last Friday at 11:07 PM

r60 what is being played now that couldn't have been played 10 years ago? Please tell me how the sound has changed... it hasn't.10 years ago it was Nicki Minaj and now it is Cardi B. The music is the same, the artists are what is different

by Anonymousreply 61Last Friday at 11:09 PM

r61 you don't know kids. Even something from 10 years ago can be "old" to them.

by Anonymousreply 62Last Friday at 11:22 PM

I think minimally talented Katy Perry's new single "Daisies" is much better than this shit.

by Anonymousreply 63Last Friday at 11:56 PM

That was a solid Meh. Getting tired of watching girl singers with the solid Gold Pole Dancers in every video

by Anonymousreply 64Last Saturday at 3:03 AM

I really enjoyed it, it's a catchy pop tune, nothing wrong with that.

by Anonymousreply 65Last Saturday at 6:39 AM

r64 it's beyond tired. It's been going on for so many years, the music industry needs a reboot. Shit is just so unoriginal and has been done 1000 times already.

by Anonymousreply 66Last Saturday at 7:07 AM

I agree R66. Overall music is tired and done. Nothing new. Rarely anything enjoyable anymore, pleasing to hear. It's all been done. Any the "good" singers, suck. "Good" is not screaming, hollering, and oversinging. Gaga screams and hollers, along with Lambert. Ariana is a one trick pony. Beyoncé is way overhyped. Perry must suck good dick, because there's nothing there. Aguilara is good but over does it. Anyone newer is forgettable, over produced, and too autotuned. Too much electronics and technology in music now. It doesn't sound authentic, warm, or meaningful. No of it feels clever or thought out. It's actually just jumbled noise with someone hollering on top of it to me.

by Anonymousreply 67Last Saturday at 9:45 AM

I'm not even that old, but most music today sounds the same. Same beats, same production values, the singers all sound the same esp. the girls. Everybody is autotuned and it's extremely obvious. It's like music today comes off an assembly line. Singers used to have distinctive voices, you knew immediately who was singing the song from the first three words.

And I am SO fucking sick of backup dancers and choreographed routines. Christ, that's just been run into the ground.

by Anonymousreply 68Last Saturday at 10:23 AM

The video is embarrassingly old-style (2010), overdone in comparison to the song. The overdressed dancing 'squad' style is passé. Grande warbles like a cat on autotune. A simple duet with the two singers in the rain would have been better. C-

by Anonymousreply 69Last Saturday at 10:54 AM

It's very average but at least Gaga is always game. She actually looks great for once haha. Grande seems to play the game very well but needs to cool it on the surgery. The gayest thing I've seen in a awhile honestly.

by Anonymousreply 70Last Saturday at 1:40 PM

27 million views in 1 day. Madonna is about to kill all of her staff and then herself.

by Anonymousreply 71Last Saturday at 3:50 PM

This song is perfect for the moment as others have said because it represents that mindless dance music that define every summer. Since we don't know what our summers will look like, this is basically escapism. The song grew on me after a few TikTok vids, I guess I'm very susceptible to trends. After a night of giving this song a chance, I can't wait for the opportunity to join my fellow gays in a club again and dance my heart out. Structurally, the hook is good.

by Anonymousreply 72Last Saturday at 11:36 PM

Meh. There's no single element of fun in the song or the video to make it a summer "jam." It's overwrought and over-produced. GaGa is hell-bent to make sure everyone knows that she is an ARTISTE.

by Anonymousreply 73Last Sunday at 6:09 AM

[R73] I agree. It's derivative and joyless like the rest of Gaga's catalog. The done-to-death post-apocalyptic imagery is hardly the stuff of "summer fun." Can't these people just go away? They give no pleasure to anyone - they just need to be looked at.

by Anonymousreply 74Last Sunday at 9:20 AM

Number One :

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by Anonymousreply 75Last Sunday at 10:07 AM


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by Anonymousreply 76Last Sunday at 10:08 AM

[quote]As at writing, the dance jam sits atop of iTunes in over 50 countries – including the US, UK, Australia, Spain, Greece, Germany, and Canada.

[quote]While on Spotify, the industry’s leading streaming service, ‘Rain’ makes an almighty first day splash with 10.2 million streams globally – debuting at #1 on the worldwide and US tallies.

[quote]The feat sees the song nab the biggest opening day for a release in 2020, while also standing as the largest premiere of an all-female collaboration on the platform. It’s notable for being Gaga’s biggest ever start on the service.

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by Anonymousreply 77Last Sunday at 10:12 AM

Banal and bourgeois.

by Anonymousreply 78Last Sunday at 10:20 AM

[quote]It's derivative and joyless like the rest of Gaga's catalog.

She’s always been so overrated.

by Anonymousreply 79Last Sunday at 10:23 AM

That Elton John collab better be 🔥

by Anonymousreply 80Last Sunday at 10:49 AM

Ariana sounds great on this track. She kind of overshadows Gaga, who I like way more.

by Anonymousreply 81Last Sunday at 10:50 AM

Gaga has a knack for tapping into what the public wants.

by Anonymousreply 82Last Sunday at 11:37 AM

I think the song is full of joy. Gaga's first two albums were fun pop creations. The third album is when she started drinking her own hype and stopped working with Dark Child. This is a return to form for Gaga. Can we give credit to Arianna's team, they are not playing around. First a duet with Justin Bieber about staying inside then this well timed release with Lady Gaga. Arinna doesn't even have an album out and she's keeping pace with Dua and Camila Cabello. I'm really warming to Arianna and remember the fun of Lady Gaga in the late 2000s.

by Anonymousreply 83Last Sunday at 12:21 PM

Pitchfork has been licking Ariana’s donut for years, R49.

And that article was written by someone named Quinn.

I still like the song, though.

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by Anonymousreply 84Last Sunday at 12:32 PM

The most joyful thing is Ga Ga crawling around with that knife stuck in her thigh. It sure made me laugh.

by Anonymousreply 85Last Sunday at 12:35 PM

#1 on every platform worldwide. Already making history.

by Anonymousreply 86Last Sunday at 1:32 PM

R85 = Madonna with her fake fat drunk ass.

by Anonymousreply 87Last Sunday at 1:32 PM

I'm just happy to finally see Ariana with her hair down! Although, the song and video are tired. I think it's #1 for the same reason people slow down to look at a car wreck. Let's see a week from now.

by Anonymousreply 88Last Sunday at 7:03 PM

....and they want to see who's she's copying this time...

by Anonymousreply 89Last Sunday at 7:04 PM

It's honestly one of the best things Gaga has put out in the last six or seven years. I remember really liking Gaga in 2008 before most people knew of her and she was mainly popular in Canada. The Fame was no sure fire success for her because the label did almost no promo when Just Dance first came out. It took nine months to go #1 and was almost certain to be a flop at first, if not for her pounding the pavement and really hustling. From 2009-2011, she was the biggest star in the music industry, but Adele's mega success and her Michael Jackson like repetitiveness from ArtPop on sort of did her career in. I thought A Star Is Born was a piece of crap and her duets with Tony Bennet were kinda meh. I was ready to write this album off too, seeing how much like her old stuff it was, but this single may save her career and give her a comeback. If she debuts at #1 when this album comes out, she should kiss Ariana Grande's ass big time. Ari literally saved Gaga from becoming completely irrelevant like her peer Katy Perry.

by Anonymousreply 90Last Sunday at 7:33 PM

It’s no “Enough is Enough” (No More Tears).

by Anonymousreply 91Last Sunday at 9:50 PM

Wait, what's that again R 91?

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by Anonymousreply 92Last Monday at 6:57 AM

What's with the epileptic choreography in this video and in the stupid Love video?

I like Gaga's old movie concept type videos, like Telephone, Marry the Night, and Paparazzi

by Anonymousreply 93Last Monday at 4:11 PM

Breaking all records. Gays win again.

by Anonymousreply 94Last Monday at 4:46 PM

R31 Bitch stole my look from that surfing movie with Keanu and Swayze.

How reductive.

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by Anonymousreply 95Last Monday at 5:08 PM

R93. It’s so the kids can copy the moves on Tik Tok. Yes, it’s sad that I know this!

by Anonymousreply 96Yesterday at 4:21 AM

Gaga’s pot belly distracts me. what?

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by Anonymousreply 98a day ago

How old are you R98?

....not being a dick, but we've got to know ;)

by Anonymousreply 9919 hours ago

R99: lolz I’ve heard of Donna Summer, just not familiar with that song.

by Anonymousreply 10017 hours ago

CLASSIC, R98, R100 ;)

Play it in your car loud, it's fun music ;)

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by Anonymousreply 10112 hours ago

Poor Lady gagz can't catch a hit without hitching her wagon to others way more popular than her. This song had SEVEN writers! Bwhahahahahahaha

Of course she goes for Ari. Ari has the #1 song. Lady Too Much Plastic Surgery isn't relevant without clinging desperately to others. Her solo singles flop. What is she wearing for her age?

by Anonymousreply 10212 hours ago

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