by / February 11th, 2011 /

Hear the new Lady Gaga single ‘Born This Way’ & readers opinions

Gaga’s new single ‘Born This Way’ debuted this morning to predictable gush from ultra-Gaga fans but what do the rest of the population think of it?

Well to these ears, there’s no denying it sounds like Madonna’s ‘Express Yourself’, with extra Euro cheese and bits of TLC’s ‘Waterfalls‘.

Drowned In Sound’s Sean Adams tweeted :

“it sounds like Sugababes meets Patrick Wolf doing Madonna but ending up a bit Kylie.

Laurena Lawless says:

As Jenn Gannon says:

” like withered drag queen eyelashes at poppers o’clock in a mirrored venue or smoky alleyway…”

Ultimately, ‘Born This Way’ is bound to be a massive track and the similarities with above will fade away after more listens until it becomes a massive tune on it’s own, whether you like it or not. That’s pop for you – it assimilates all the best bits of what’s gone before just enough to make it matter. The song is released on iTunes at 2pm and will be performed at The Grammys this Sunday night.

You can hear it at Gaga’s homepage.

  • it’s damn catchy – instead of verse chorus verse, it’s more like chorus, chorus chorus. bringing out the finger pointing inner drag queens in us all

  • MBG

    “it sounds like Sugababes meets Patrick Wolf doing Madonna but ending up a bit Kylie.”

    Oh wow, that has to be the laziest song description I’ve ever read. lol.