The clip of Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande for Rain On Me has just fallen, showing us what happens when two pop titans collide.
The new single, which will appear on Gaga Chromatica’s new album, is accompanied by a futuristic dance video showing women leading dance troupes under a downpour.
Gaga, 34, appears first, dressed in pink PVC and fishnet tights, lying on the floor with a knife in her thigh.
Cyber chic: Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande dress in PVC for their new Rain On Me video released on Friday
Dramatic: video opens with Gaga, 34, lying on the floor with a knife in his thigh
She then comes to life and presents her killer movements in front of a gang of brightly colored dancers.
Ariana, 26, appears moments later, in a dark purple latex dress, also dancing with a group of futuristic dancers.
Pop icons seem to dance in a post-apocalyptic arena with a cityscape in the background as the rain falls around them.
The new song is Gaga’s second official single from his next album, following his first song Stupid Love and the star says it is “a metaphor for tears.”
Speaking to Zane Lowe on her Beats 1 radio show, she explained: ‘[‘Rain ON Me’] is also a metaphor for tears and the amount of alcohol I used to numb.
Futuristic: Gaga is seen in a pink latex bodysuit as she stops certain movements in the rain
“Rain on Me is a metaphor for tears and the amount of alcohol I used to numb. Gaga recently told Zane Lowe on Beats Radio 1
Cyber babe: Ariana appears moments later dressed in purple latex
It’s raining: the singer seems to be dancing in the post-apocalyptic arena
“I prefer to be dry but at least I am alive, the rain is on me” sing the ladies on the track
“I prefer to be dry but at least I am alive, the rain on me. And Gaga, 34, said she and Ariana, 26 – who have battled a number of tragedies in her life in recent years, including the bombing at her Manchester concert Arena in 2017 and the death of his ex Mac Miller – linked while working on the song.
Gaga explained, “This woman has undoubtedly undergone really difficult, very difficult life tests. And his ability to move forward…
“To be with her and hold her and be like,” Everything you feel is linked, any pop cultural construction that you feel you have to live in, I want you to forget about it and be yourself. ”
Eye-catching: Another change of outfit shows Gaga in pinker latex as well as studded straps while his dancers wear bondage-style outfits
Performers: Gaga later turns into pink corset and silver platform boots while Ariana dances in a lilac dress with white heels
Get together: the duo finally unite to dance with their tribes
Cyber-chic: the single is the second song from Gaga Chromatica’s new album
Sexy look: pop icons display bold white makeup on their eyes and thick, sensual lip gloss on their pudding
Rain on me: there are many close-ups of Gaga
Freestyle: the singers coordinated their dance movements
However, Gaga admitted that it took him a while to open up to a friendship with Ariana, due to his own mental health issues.
She said, “When she entered the studio, I was still crying and she was not. And she said, “You’re going to be fine. Call me, here’s my number. “
“And she was so persistent. She tried again and again to be friends with me. And I was too ashamed to spend time with her because I didn’t want to project all of that negativity onto something that healed and was so beautiful.
“And finally, she called me on my shit. She was, “You’re hiding.” And I was … and then that friendship flourished.
Chromatica was due to be released on April 10 but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will now be released on May 29.
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