.

Lady Gaga Finishing New Album From Tour Bus

Singer says, "I wrote a Number One record today"

July 16, 2010 11:40 AM ET

When Rolling Stone's Neil Strauss caught up with Lady Gaga for our cover story (on sale at newsstands now), the pop superstar revealed that though she's currently on a massive arena tour behind The Fame Monster, she's already at work on its follow-up: "Some artists take years. I don't. I write music every day." She proved the point this week, telling fans she skipped a visit to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Ohio to lay down a fresh track.

Check out photos of Lady Gaga's wildest wardrobe moments.

"Emerging from studio coma. voted no visit to rocknroll hall of fame,rather write a hit that puts me in it," she tweeted. At her show that night, she told the crowd of "little monsters" about her afternoon spent writing on her tour bus. "I wrote a Number One record in Cleveland," she said from the stage. While she didn't unveil the song at the show, Gaga has been road testing fresh material. As Rolling Stone previously reported, recent shows have featured a new, Elton John-ish track titled "You and I."

Check out photos of Lady Gaga's biggest fashion influences, from Madonna to Peter Gabriel.

Lady Gaga tells Rolling Stone the album will be released at the top of 2011, and she plans to announce its title at midnight on New Year's. "I always have these concept records," she says. "I just sort of spiritually harness on to something, and then everything grows out of this one seed." She adds, "I've been working on it for months now, and I feel very strongly that it's finished right now."

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“Stillness Is the Move”

Dirty Projectors | 2009

A Wim Wenders film and a rapper inspired the Dirty Projectors duo David Longstreth and Amber Coffmanto write "sort of a love song." "We rented the movie Wings of Desire from Dave's brother's recommendation, and he had me go through it and just write down some things that I found interesting, and they made it into the song," Coffman said. As for the hip-hop connection, Longstreth explained, "The beat is based on T-Pain. We commissioned a radio mix of the song by the guy who mixes all of Timbaland's records, but the mix we made sounded way better, so we didn't use it."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com