Lady Gaga surprises fans while on the Bud Light x Lady Gaga Dive Bar Tour where the singer performed three new tracks off her upcoming album ’Joanne’ on October 20, 2016 in New York City. — AFP Photo Viet Nam News NEW YORK — Lady Gaga rose to fame with her shock-inducing outfits and remains the seventh most followed person on Twitter, but on her sober new album, she admits an unease in the era of social media. Joanne, the now 30-year-old singer’s first solo album in three years, marks a shift from the glam synthpop that made Gaga a club sensation to another retro sound – unadorned soft rock, with forays into country. The singer who once said that she lived for the applause takes up weighty issues including Black Lives Matter, the movement triggered by a series of killings of African Americans. Gaga said she wrote Angel Down, a grim ballad with a siren-like guitar backdrop, after the 2012 killing of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old African American shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida as he walked home with iced tea and candy. “I confess that I am lost in the age of the social,” Gaga sings….
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