Saturday, October 31, 2015

Lately, Friday nights seem to lead me to interviews on Lady Gaga...and then 2 am happens.  But they've been incredibly restorative.  I get that she's not everyone's cup of tea, but there is a kind of depth to her that I've needed recently.  I don't really know how to describe it other than letting her speak for herself.  She sums it up wonderfully when she says:

"I'm gonna be responsible for all my pain looking beautiful."

"Well, 'Marry the Night' is about marrying the darkness, marrying what is difficult about your life.  So, I guess, what the video is asking from all of you is to bear your struggles very close to your heart and have them be a part of you that you're proud of, as opposed to being something you're ashamed of."

[Jump to around 1:40]

"I like to channel my pain in vibrant ways and that's how I deal with my sadness." 

1 comment:

  1. I have mixed feelings about Lady Gaga's public persona but I definitely think that she has talent and that her interviews show her to be remarkably thoughtful and sensitive :) Someone who really surprised me in an interview once was Colin Farrell. I didn't used to like him very much but I saw him doing in an interview with Jonathan Ross quite a few years ago and he was fantastic! So articulate and witty. I love it when people surprise you! :)

    BTW I'm going to make more of an effort to leave comments on your blog in future. I've still kept reading your posts of course and have loved them but I tend to, er, write comments in my head and not actually write them. I'm terrible at it!