Not quite a year on from the release of her dive bar country-tinged fifth studio album Joanne, Lady Gaga has blown the whole thing up and started from scratch. She debuted a new song, "The Cure," during last night's headlining set at Coachella and released it on streaming services moments later. Sonically, it's a million miles away from Joanne's balladry and bombast. It's a soft party-pop track: the verses hint at the shiny 80s throwbacks of Carly Rae Jepsen without ever capturing her hedonism or magic, the choruses are on the catchier side of Mickey Mouse Club pop. It's safe, particularly by Gaga's standards.
Check it out below.
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