Take us to Chromatica. Now.
Neglect concerning the earthly realm; In 2020, heaven is a spot on Chromatica.
The otherworldly planet’s fierce and fearless leaders, Girl Gaga and Ariana Grande, have ventured into bop-worthy sonic territory on their new single “Rain On Me,” and the observe’s new music video is an equally satisfying collaboration between titanic pop powerhouses.
Directed by Robert Rodriguez — who beforehand helmed Gaga’s movies Sin Metropolis: A Dame to Kill For and Machete Kills — the video opens on a rain-swept cityscape the place knives fall from the sky. The narrative follows Gaga and Grande as they dance their solution to rejuvenation (clad in jaw-dropping futuristic outfits) by means of intense choreography.
The track taking part in overhead sees the pair revisiting public battles by means of trauma as they belt therapeutic lyrics about resilience and power in a lyrical “celebration of all of the tears,” as Gaga beforehand advised Paper journal of the duet.
Shortly after the track’s launch Friday morning, Gaga and Grande exchanged emotional Twitter messages celebrating their mutual adoration: “Thanks for reminding me I’m robust, I’m tremendous emotional and love you so very a lot, I cherish you @ArianaGrande and little monsters with out you I don’t understand how I’d survive. I’d relatively be dry, however at the least I’m alive,” Gaga wrote, earlier than Grande additional elaborated on the pair’s electrical attraction to at least one one other.
“one time ….. i met a girl who knew ache the identical method i did… who cried as a lot as i did, drank as a lot wine as i did, ate as a lot pasta as i did and who’s coronary heart was greater than her entire physique. she instantly felt like a sister to me,” Grande tweeted. “she then held my hand and invited me into the attractive world of chromatica and collectively, we acquired to precise how stunning and therapeutic it feels to mothaf— cry ! i hope this makes u all really feel as uplifted because it does for us each. i like u @ladygaga, u beautiful superwoman !”
“Rain On Me” serves because the second single (following February’s “Silly Love”) from Gaga’s forthcoming album Chromatica. Initially set for launch on April 10, the continuing coronavirus pandemic compelled the singer to postpone the album, which was ultimately rescheduled to drop on Could 29.
Along with Grande, the album options collaborations with Korean pop group Blackpink and legendary singer-songwriter Elton John, in addition to manufacturing and songwriting contributions from Max Martin, Boys Noize, Madeon, Ryan Tedder, Justin Tranter, Tchami, Burns, and BloodPop, amongst others.
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