Song of the Day: Born This Way

Today’s song is Born This Way by Lady Gaga.

An extremely empowering song that has such an eclectic mix.

For all of the artists from my teenage years, I have a heavy appreciation for Lady Gaga.
Her work as an artist (as well as surprisingly a solid actress) is fascinating.

“There’s nothing wrong with loving who you are”.

This came from her second album, which explored electronic rock and techno-pop.

The heavy synth of the track is a legitimate groove (as well as the choir vocals and the instrumental mix).

The overall message of this song is rather great.
Representation and recognition has a legitimate need in media, and I’m glad that this song exists.
That said, beating someone over the head with the message goes too far at times, but I feel this holds a nice balance.
Equally an empowering track while also relishing in it’s own merit as an individual piece.

As a side note, look at the cover of her second album.
You can’t say that this wasn’t a brilliant/hilarious decision.

Grayscale image of a bike against a black background. The bike has a blond woman's head at its front, whose right hand stretches out to the front tires of the bike. The words "Born This Way" is embossed above the image.


Click here for the full YouTube playlist (of all of the song’s I’ve talked about).
I’ve talked about hundreds of them, so you’re bound to find something entertaining.

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