Inspired by her fear of suffocationGaga explained that the lyrics preferring relaxing on the dance floor to answering her lover's phone call are a metaphor, the phone calling her representing the fear of not having worked hard enough to succeed.
Originally, Gaga wrote the song for Britney Spearswho recorded a demo. Musically, "Telephone" consists of an expanded bridgeTelephone (Crookers Dub Remix) - Lady Gaga And Beyoncé - Telephone (Remixes) and a sampled voice of an operator announcing that the All Of Me [live] - Billie Holiday - Rare West Coast Recordings line is unreachable. The song received positive reviews from critics who frequently noted "Telephone" as a stand-out track from The Fame Monster.
The song was particularly successful in Europe where it reached the top of the charts in Belgium, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, Norway and the United Kingdom. According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industrythe single sold 7. The accompanying music video is a continuation of the video for her song, " Paparazzi ", and is also shot as a short film. After the homicide they escape and end up in a high-speed police chase. The video received generally positive reviews and was nominated for three awards at the MTV Video Music Awardsincluding one for Video of the Year.
In January Billboard named it the best video of the first half of the decade. It's fine because I love the song and I get to perform it now. Fear of suffocation—something that I have or fear is never being able to enjoy myself, I don't go to nightclubs, You don't see pictures of me falling out of a club drunk. I don't go—and that's because I usually go and then, you know, a whiskey and a half into it, I got to get back to work.
In MayGaga said her "emotional connection" with the song was difficult. I could delve into it if you turn that motions to recorder off But ultimately the mix and the process of getting the production finished was very stressful for me. She sings her lyrics through a brief interludeand later backs the chorus during the rest of the song.
The chorus runs as follows: "Stop calling, stop calling, I don't want to talk anymore. Gaga's vocals range from the low-note of F 3 to the high-note of C 5. Gaga explained, "That's Telephone (Crookers Dub Remix) - Lady Gaga And Beyoncé - Telephone (Remixes) fear—that the phone's ringing and my head's ringing, Whether it's a telephone or it's Never Gonna Loose Your Love - Various - Turn Up The Bass Megamix 1993 the thoughts in your head, that's another fear.
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The structure's quite exciting In the annual Pazz and Jop mass critics poll of the year's best in music, "Telephone" was ranked number 16 in In November due to strong digital sales, the song charted in Ireland, Australia, and the United Kingdom, debuting at numbers twenty-six, twenty-nine, and thirty respectively. Billboard Hot issue dated December 12, at number thirty, due to digital sales.
In Australia, the song has reached a peak of three,  and was certified triple platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association ARIA for shipments ofcopies of the single. OnlineGaga explained the deeper meaning behind the video.
There was this really amazing quality in 'Paparazzi', where it kind of had this pure pop music quality but at the same time it was a commentary on fame culture I wanted to do the same thing with this video There certainly is a Tarantino-inspired quality in the ['Telephone'] video His direct involvement in [it] came from A Thousand Fragments - Lewis Parker - Masquerades & Silhouettes (Instrumentals) lending me the Pussy Wagon.
We were having lunch one day in Los Angeles and I was telling him about my concept for the video and he loved it so much he said, "You gotta use the Pussy Wagon. She commented on the video, saying, "What I like about it is it's a real true pop event, and when I was younger, I was always excited when there was a big giant event happening in pop music and that's what I wanted this to be.
The stills depicted Gaga in three separate scenes: a kitchen scene where she wears a plastic chef's hat and a telephone made entirely of hair on her head, a scene in a diner with her dancers, Telephone (Crookers Dub Remix) - Lady Gaga And Beyoncé - Telephone (Remixes) she is seen wearing an American flag patterned bikini and bandana, and a black-and-white photo of Gaga wearing a hat made from multiple triangles and corded telephones.
The video premiered on E! News and Vevo on March 11 The music video is over nine minutes long and begins where " Paparazzi " left off after Gaga was arrested for killing her boyfriend by poisoning his drink. One of the guards comments: "I told you she didn't have a dick ", referring to the rumors that Gaga is intersex. She performs the first verse and chorus with other scantily clad inmates, followed by a bridge featuring Gaga wearing a yellow caution tape outfit designed by Brian Lichtenberg.
Ultimately, Gaga prepares a sandwich and eats it, after a dance sequence. The video ends with the line "To Be Continued Sadly, I don't think so. But it's better than anything else out there. Sandy Riospresident of the Culture Campaign criticized the video Country Jondo - Country Jondo Fox News in Telephone (Crookers Dub Remix) - Lady Gaga And Beyoncé - Telephone (Remixes) interview with Megyn Kellycalling it "disgusting In MayGaga expressed dissatisfaction with the video in an interview with Time Outsaying: "I can't even watch the Telephone video, I hate it so much.
But there are so many ideas in that video and all I see in that video is my brain throbbing with ideas and I wish I had edited myself a little bit more. The video was placed at number three on NME ' s list of "50 Best Music Videos of " along with the comment that it's "nearly ten minutes of product placements, a Thelma and Louise storyline, bizarre outfits and some uniquely Gaga-esque dance moves.
The act was inspired by the recent death of her friend, fashion designer Alexander McQueen. Initially she had planned a different version of the performance, but Final Resistance - Dark Tranquillity - Where Death Is Most Alive the concept at the last minute, since she wanted to pay tribute to McQueen.
Before the show, she posted a message on her Twitter account: "Tonight's performance is inspired by our friend. We miss you. Gaga added the song to The Monster Ball Tour 's setlist, for the —11 leg.
You shady bitch! On May 2,a demo of "Telephone" featuring vocals by Britney Spears leaked onto the web. He added that the leaked version was an early, unmixed demo recording and, moreover, denied leaking the song, arguing that, despite the Saginaw Michigan - The Happy Wanderers - Todays 16 Top Country Hits With The Happy Wanderers that he has been asked to leak the full song, he did not do it.
Credits adapted from The Fame Monster album liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the Lady Gaga song. For other songs, see Telephone disambiguation. A 22 second sample to "Telephone" featuring the chorus where Gaga sings the line "Stop calling, stop calling, I don't want to talk anymore. What with its evasive dialogue and the gobs of hype leading up to its release, the video itself feels sort of like an elaborate inside joke we're all supposed to be in on.
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