Pop icon sings 'I live for the applause' in pulsating lead single from forthcoming ARTPOP album
michael baggs
10:11 11th August 2013


A 12-second snippet of Lady Gaga's forthcoming ARTPOP single 'Applause' has been leaked online today (August 11). Listen to the clip below.

The pulsating clip gives fans a small taste of what to expect from the pop icon's forthcoming album which isn't due for release until November 11, 2013.

The track itself sounds like a vintage bit of Gaga as she sings, 'I love for the applause' and is set to be ARTPOP's lead single as she slowly leaks more information about the track including lyrics and promo photos.

Listen to Lady Gaga's 'Applause' snippet below:

Earlier this week, Gaga took to Twitter to post some of the lyrics to 'Applause' which is set for release on August 19.

The 'Born This Way' singer wrote: "I stand here waiting for you to bang the gong to crash the critic saying: is it right or is it wrong? 8.19"

Gaga has also used her Twitter account to ask fans not to listen to her new material on computer speakers.

She wrote: "Oh, & just a suggestion... use HEADPHONES when listening to the new music, ARTPOP is ELECTRONIC CANDY & DELISH ON THE EARS.

"THE SPEAKERS ON YOUR COMPUTER are NOT ACCEPTABLE, unless you like hearing music underwater. I do not."

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