The Fame Monster by Lady Gaga
Recording information: 2nd Floor Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Darkchild Studios, Los Angeles; FC Walvisch, Amsterdam; Metropolis, London, UK;... Read More
Recording information: 2nd Floor Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Darkchild Studios, Los Angeles; FC Walvisch, Amsterdam; Metropolis, London, UK; Record Plant, Los Angeles. Photographer: Hedi Slimane. Initially planned solely as a standard double-disc reissue in the wake of the blockbuster success of The Fame, Lady Gaga decided to release the new material as a separate EP called The Fame Monster in addition to the standard two-CD set, where it's tacked onto a now standardized version of her debut. It's a nice move for fans, plus it helps emphasize the new material, which does act as a bridge from the debut to a forthcoming full-length. Everything on The Fame Monster bears a galvanized Eurotrash finish, as evident on the heavy steel synths of "Bad Romance" and the updated ABBA revision "Alejandro," as it is on the rock & roll ballad "Speechless" -- its big guitars lifted from Noel Gallagher -- and the wonderful, perverse march "Teeth." Even the stuttering splices on "Telephone," a duet with Beyonc?, leans to the... Minimize
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|Number of Discs||1|
|Record Label||Streamline/Interscope/Kon Live|
|Genre||Rock and Pop|
|Release Date||November 23, 2009|
|Song List: Disc 1|
|Song List: Disc 1||
Product Review Summary
12 Reviews from Epinions.com
Mar 22, 2010
Gaga Turns Her Personal Fears into a B-movie Horror Show
Pros: The songs prove Gaga is the smartest woman in pop right now.
Feb 13, 2012
Lady G Rocks Again!
Pros: up-beat, talented
Cons: slightly explicit
May 24, 2012
Pros: Catchy and mood-lifting
Cons: Only nine tracks
May 4, 2010
Fierce = GAGA
Pros: Almost every song has a great beat to dance to.
Cons: Her lyrics are sometimes all over the place contextually.
Jul 9, 2010
The Fame Monster: (ra)² + (ah)³ + (roma)²(ma) + (ga)² + ooh(la)²
Pros: It's catchy, fun and musically interesting.
Cons: Despite what she'd have you believe, the lyrics aren't deep, and there's only eight tracks.
Dec 26, 2011
Little Monster Must Have!
Pros: Great Music to dance to.
Cons: Lack of songs, Explicit language.
Jul 24, 2010
Lady Gaga's The Fame Monster written about her somewhat dark past and future
Pros: The songs are very catchy and interesting
Cons: Many songs are written about death, and have dark meanings
May 18, 2011
"Tonight I'm not takin' no calls 'cause I'll be dancin'"
Pros: balances more mature, darker material with irrestible pop melodies
Cons: short, some songs don't quite measure up
Jan 12, 2010
Will Lady Gaga continue to rock us over and over with her sexy, swinging grooves?
Pros: Lady Gaga hints at a brighter future with a sultry lounge track.
Cons: Rest of the CD is a completely disjointed romp with no clear rudder, poor mixing