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She added that Joanne would talk less about her painful time during the Artpop era and would have more clarity; "Now I'm thinking more about what it is I want to say and what I want to leave on Earth. It's less an expression of all my pain", she concluded. She said that using her "rebellious spirit" she wanted to understand the different relationships she had gone through, saying that Joanne was not a "sad album. It's an album that is very revealing of me as a woman".
That seemed to have gone missing. Since Gaga did not want to restrict the music on Joanne to any particular genre, the album includes styles from dance-rock to introspective country music. The singer professed a fascination with all aspects of country music, which in turn influenced the album's music.
My mom's family. My relationships with men, my failures". Joe Lynch of Billboard described Joanne as "a stylistically eclectic of collection of swaggering rock, introspective ballads and soulful, danceable grooves".
Hearkening back to her earlier works, this autobiographical song talks about Gaga's time as a go-go dancer in New York. The country music, achieved through the repetition of the same two chords, is complemented by BloodPop's background shouting vocals and synth addition.
Accompanied by just an acoustic guitar and minimal percussion, Gaga sings "heartfelt" lyrics about her late aunt Joanne. The electronic " John Wayne " is more tongue-in-cheek lyrically, with Gaga including cowboy references in the lyrics: "I just love a cowboy, I know it's bad, but I'm, like, can I just hang off the back of your horse and can you go a little faster?
It has influences of reggae and skahearkening back to Gaga's own " Alejandro "as well as the music of Gwen Stefani. According to Mark Savage of BBC Music" Perfect Illusion " is a disco-rock song, composed around a building chord sequence, which he felt leads to a "compelling sense of urgency". The singer's vocals are kept raw and "untreated", eschewing Auto-Tune. Around the two-minute mark, there is a key change for the final chorus. The s-inspired composition has a big chorushighlighted by a brass section and an upbeat drum rhythm, and talks about accepting one another.
The lyric about "a forty-day flood" references Noah 's ark while "stop throwin' stones at your sisters and your brothers" is taken from one of Jesus' aphorisms"Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her. The lyrics are an "ode to friendship". Gaga sings lyrics like "Shots were fired on the street, by the church where we used to meet" in this torch song.
Chris Willman of Billboard wrote that the promotional "blitz" for Joanne "felt like something from a bygone era" due to the traditional route taken by Gaga and her team, in place of surprise album launches. During her interview on The Howard Stern Show Gaga confirmed that she wanted to promote Joanne in the "old-school style".
The events leading up to the release were described by Willman as "the most culturally ubiquitous rollout since Taylor Swift 's two years ago". Adding to this was the musical and stylistic change that Gaga underwent with the release, which would have confused her core audience and fans without promotion. Promotional activities for Joanne began with the announcement of "Perfect Illusion" as the album's lead single.
Gaga performed it live for the first time at Moth Club in London, on September 10, Gaga was the headliner of the Super Bowl LI halftime showwhere along with past material, she performed "Million Reasons" on the piano. NewsVanessa Jackson called the performance "powerful and heartbreaking". The 3-date tour saw her visit dive bars in the United States on October 5, 20 and 27, Her performances were live streamed on Gaga and Bud Light's Facebook pages.
She added the venues would accentuate the "raw Americana vibe" of her then-upcoming album. It began on August 1,and ended on February 1, This was followed by the release of two promotional singles —"Million Reasons" on October 6  and "A-Yo" on October 18, However, after Gaga's Super Bowl performance, it re-entered the chart at number four, becoming her fourteenth top-ten in the nation.
The placement was aided by the song reaching number one on the Digital Songs Chart with sales ofcopies, 7. Joanne was met with generally favorable reviews from critics noted at review aggregator Metacritic. This release received a weighted average score of 67 out ofbased on 27 reviews. In a positive review he wrote that unlike Gaga's previous endeavors where she appeared as a "high-wire act", Joanne was more "earth-bound" and is a "record made by an artist determined to execute only the stunts she knows how to pull off Gaga's feet remain firmly planted in dance-pop even when she brings in a number of collaborators".
He complimented the understated production by Ronson and the other producers. Writing for The A. ClubAnnie Zaleski commended the "genre fluidity" of Joanne. Gill commended the album's rock-leaning tracks, and Homme's work on " A-Yo " and "John Wayne" as highlights, but called "Perfect Illusion" dull.
The Guardian ' s Caroline Sullivan considered Joanne a "brave move" for Gaga and rated it three-out-of-five-stars. She explained that "Gaga's huge voice adds LP) self-protective veneer, as does the presence of the other musicians, but at least she's done the groundwork for future albums that might show her with true transparency".
Mother Monster may be retired for now, but Lady Gaga's sheer musical brilliance still shines through. Mikael Wood of the Los Angeles Times felt that most songs on the album "lacked strong stories" and were "mere stylistic exercises" on Gaga's part. He also criticized the social commentary-filled lyrics on songs like "Come to Mama" and "Angel Down".
In the United States, Joanne debuted at number one on the Billboardmovingalbum-equivalent units of whichwere pure sales, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As a result, Gaga became the first woman to have four US number one albums in the s. According to the Canadian SoundScan, the album had the third-highest on-demand streams in the country. Pure Charts website theorized that the moderate performance of the lead single, "Perfect Illusion", and the absence of Gaga in the media during the album's release week contributed to the album's low debut.
Joanne debuted at number two on both the Australian and New Zealand album charts. Joanne was ranked in several publications' year-end lists. Billboard ranked it as the 32nd-best album ofadding that the "kitchen-sink pop album" had an "instant-classic breakup ballad" in "Million Reasons", which enabled Gaga to reclaim "her sweet spot with Joanne ".
While reviewing Kesha 's third studio album, RainbowSpencer Kornhaber of The Atlantic noted the use of analogue instruments in lieu of electric ones as had been done with the songs on Joanne. Kesha also tamed down her image like Gaga, but kept her distinct personality. Hugh McIntyre of Forbes found singer Harry Styles ' debut single, " Sign of the Times "incorporated glam rock in its composition.
News identified Kylie Minogue 's fourteenth studio album Golden as part of a trend of pop singers going through a country phase, LP), which they compared to Gaga's work on Joanne. Brittany Spanos of Rolling Stone observed, Joanne served as singer Noah Cyrus 's Teardrops - Various - Sweet and songwriting for her debut album NCincorporating the country-themed musicality of Gaga's endeavor.
He interviewed radio programmers who theorized that releasing the song was part of a bigger musical picture and believed that the musical scene was "entering a new era of traditional ballads and big vocals".
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