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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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.
The album is full of invention and fun, but actually has depth since it speaks to the human experience. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 13, 2012
Lady G Rocks Again!
Pros: up-beat, talented
Cons: slightly explicit
I would recomend this for all teenage kids. I recomend parents review the material first, though. Read More at Epinions.com
May 24, 2012
Pros: Catchy and mood-lifting
Cons: Only nine tracks
I would definitely recommend this product to any Lady Gaga fans! Read More at Epinions.com
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.
Go out and buy this CD if you're looking for a temporary escape from reality and want to join Lady Gaga's dance infused world. Read More at Epinions.com
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.
When you want some shallow pop, Gaga is the perfect treat. Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 26, 2011
Little Monster Must Have!
Pros: Great Music to dance to.
Cons: Lack of songs, Explicit language.
If you like to sing and dance along with music then this album is for you! Read More at Epinions.com
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
I would definently recommend this album to someone, because of its great music, and interesting song lyrics. Read More at Epinions.com
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
The Fame Monster allows Lady Gaga to experiment with more mature, darker themes while retaining the feverish energy and eccentric charm that made her debut such a success. Read More at Epinions.com
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
The Fame Monster by Lady Gaga is just a sophomore release that falls flat. Read More at Epinions.com