Back in 2013, we called this album “Art poop.”
Lady Gaga’s “ArtPOP,” was a released then and it was kind of a disaster. Overblown, pretentious, “ArtPOP” was wrapped up in Gaga’s obsession with artist Jeff Koons, and just seemed out of touch. The only hit from that album, “Do What U Want with My Body,” with the now incarcerated R Kelly, has been removed from the downloadable version. (And from Spotify.)
But superfans have persisted, and this morning, thanks to a petition and social media campaign, “ArtPOP” is number 2 on iTunes. These fans want a sequel.
Gaga has only just released her “Chromatica” album in the last year. Will “ArtPOP 2” be her next solo project? Her actual next album is a Cole Porter duets collection with Tony Bennett. That’s what I want to hear!
She writes on Twitter: