10 Best Lady Gaga Songs
If you are a fan of Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, otherwise known as Lady Gaga, you will enjoy this list of the 10 best Lady Gaga songs. Whether you like her upbeat songs or more edgy tunes, there is something on the list for every fan. See if your favorite Lady Gaga track made the cut.
"Poker Face" has become a pop culture staple, even appearing in blockbuster movies like "The Karate Kid" remake. In the tradition of hit songs like "The Gambler," this song is about gambling, yet has a double meaning, depending on your interpretation. A song with a somewhat dark lyrical side, it is a catchy tune in the key of A flat minor from her debut album, "The Fame," which was released in 2008.
- "Alejandro" took the pop charts by storm when it debuted in 2010. Its music video was somewhat controversial, due to an issue some people had with Lady Gaga's use of her breasts in the video. The song itself was wildly successful.
- "Big Girl Now" is a song featuring Lady Gaga and The New Kids on the Block. While many people do not picture the two musical acts as going together, they collaborated on this tune in 2008 that was released on the album, "The Block."
- "Telephone," featuring Beyonce and Lady Gaga, was a single from her 2010 album, "The Fame Monster." It meshes the talents of both singers perfectly. Lady Gaga co-wrote this tune with Rodney Jerkins. It addresses Lady Gaga's realization that her career dedication kept her from enjoying other aspects of her life.
- "Beautiful, Dirty, Rich" is a tribute song to Lady Gaga's time as a struggling artist in Manhattan. It was critically acclaimed and used in promoting such shows as "Dirty Sexy Money." Its fun nature speaks of Lady Gaga's ability to make fun songs out of quite serious situations.
- "Paparazzi" has been cited by celebrities as a song that can, quite obviously, understand. It has become an iconic song, used in such television shows as "Dancing With the Stars." It was the last single off her album, "The Fame." It was penned by Lady Gaga as a way to express her struggles, quest and problems with fame.
- "Bad Romance" is a song about the paranoia Lady Gaga felt while on tour. Like many of her songs, it is one that comes from the heart about her own experiences in life. Its spoken bridge is often quoted, and the song in its entirely was a successful single from "The Fame Monster."
- Even though "So Happy I Could Die" was never released as a single from "The Fame Monster," it has charted. This was due to digital downloads and unsolicited radio play. This fact reveals its enduring popularity and success.
- "Just Dance" was the debut single from Lady Gaga in 2008 from her album, "The Fame." It has achieved the status of modern classic song in a matter of only two years. It is an exuberant tune that Lady Gaga confessed to writing within ten minutes as a happy song.
- "Eh, Eh (Nothing Else I Can Say)" was a single from "The Fame." Although it failed to chart as successfully as many other singles from the album, it is still a much loved song among monsters, the term Lady Gaga has affectionally assigned her fans. It is ultimately the fans who define the success of a song for Lady Gaga, and she caters to their tastes and her own self-expression on tour.