Following in the footsteps of Katy Perry’s “Roar” leaking a day early and heading to the top of the charts, Lady Gaga released her single “Applause” a week early.
According to her, she was “forced” to after hackers began leaking pieces of the song onto the interwebs like they were disposable cat memes.
DUE TO HACKERS AN ABUNDANCE OF LOW/HIGH QUALITY LEAKS…WE ISSUE THIS POP MUSIC EMERGENCY…MONSTERS SPREAD THE WORD
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 12, 2013
Initial thoughts? …Sounds like Lady Gaga? A little bit Rocky Horror, a little bit pop. Pretty meh. I give it two meat dresses and a prosthetic arm.