The inspiration for Lady Gaga’s hyperactive NUMBER ONE ALBUM Chromatica came from one magical place: the dance floor. Now, every Friday on her brand new GAGA RADIO show on Apple Music, she honors the larger-than-life genre of dance music by speaking with the DJs, divas, and producers who inspired her and who helped bring Chromatica to life. And each episode will include an exclusive DJ mix from one of Gaga’s guests. It’s a celebration of dance music when we need it most.
“The last few weeks I’ve been figuring out different ways at home that I can be of service to what I would call the singular global community, one that I believe to be kind in nature, one that I believe to be very special to my heart and I believe to the hearts of many,” Gaga said. “And so I’ve been thinking of all the ways that I can be someone that contributes to the society and the world. I’m super thrilled, excited to have this show and this opportunity to play an incredible mix of music every week…”
On the first episode airing this Friday, August 7, Gaga catches up with friend and Chromatica executive producer, BloodPop®. The two talk about the making of the album and the challenges that came along with it including depression and self doubt. Through it all, gratitude and friendship are what made Chromatica possible.
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Lady Gaga: What’s your favorite memory on making Chromatica with me? Even though I feel like we’re still making it
BloodPop: I think maybe the first time we played you Rain On Me with the new bass line. Because you had come to the point where you’re like, “The name of the album is Chromatica. I’m finishing it. I’m doing this, I’m doing that,” and you were just fully geared up ready to go to Chromatica. Then we did this major change. We weren’t sure if you were going to … Because it was quite a big change and …
Lady Gaga: It was a huge change.
BloodPop®: I just remember you playing it super loud and you’re like, “That bass line. The bass line” That was a good day, and you and Ari cutting Rain On Me and you’re like, “What if you tried this take with some dancing?” She was like, “Huh?”
Lady Gaga: She was like, “Oh my God. Oh my God. Oh my God. Gaga, Gaga, Gaga. Oh my god, Gaga.”
BloodPop®: That was amazing too.