"Venus"

The summit of beauty and love – and Gaga was her name. Her space-disco ode to the planet of sex sounds even more like Madonna than you'd expect, especially "Papa Don't Preach," chanting, "Goddess of love, take me to your leader!" But give Gaga credit for restraint: She waits three whole minutes for the Uranus joke.

From The Archives Issue 1196: November 21, 2013
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