After almost three years after her last solo album, Lady Gaga has finally confirmed her new album entitled Joanne to be released on October 21.
The Mother Monster confirms the reports on September 15 during a Beats Radio interview by Zane Lowe that the album will be finished in the next 48 hours. She also confirmed a number of exciting collaborations, and fans can buy the album in stores on October 21.
Two hours after the interview, the singer tweeted the official cover of Lady Gaga new album. Gaga is seen in soft, pastel tones, promising quite a difference from her previous albums.
LADY GAGA / JOANNE
OCT 21 pic.twitter.com/YzKQbtVEZO
— xoxo, Gaga (@ladygaga) September 15, 2016
The album currently has 12 songs on its track list but Gaga says they might keep it at 11 and add 3 more songs to the deluxe version.
Listen to the recently released audio for one of the songs Perfect Illusion in Gaga’s official YouTube Vevo and on Spotify.
Lady Gaga New Album Leaked?
While the entirety of Joanne is still under wraps, one of the songs on the album had leaked online.
A song nicknamed LG5 is circulating on the Internet. However, the official title of the song has not been confirmed. You can listen to a snippet of the track below:
Collabs, collabs and more collabs…
Billboard recently shared a long list of collaborations for the much-anticipated album.
English DJ, musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, Mark Ronson, is the executive producer of Joanne. Gaga is also working with RedOne again. Songwriter is responsible for her singles Poker Face, Judas and Just Dance. The Moroccan-Swedish artist is collaborating on a whopping eight new songs for the album.
Aussie lead vocalist and composer of Tame Impala, Kevin Parker, also collaborated with the Paparazzi singer on her song Perfect Illusion. Producer BloodPop also worked behind the rhythm synthesis of the song.
Rockstars to expect in the album are Josh Homme, Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal member; Grammy award winner Beck; The Florence + the Machine mastermind, Florence Welch; and indie-rock singer, Father John Misty.
Giorgio Moroder is also helping Mother Monster create a disco feel to some of the songs from Joanne.
Stay tuned for more album updates and where to pre-order Joanne.