Star delivers impressive rendition of title track
Andrew Trendell

09:37 19th February 2014

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Lady Gaga performed live on US TV last night, to play the title track from ARTPOP on the Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. Check it out below. 

Performing atop a staircase in a striking white dress, Gaga delivered an impressive stripped back rendition of the track before the dry ice machine gets a little carried away and things pick up the tempo around the halfway mark. She then descends the stairs to join her band, who it must be said are on pretty good form.

Fans should also note that the song was introduced as just 'the title track' and not 'the next single', with it still believed that 'GUY' will be the album's next single. 

Watch Lady Gaga performing 'ARTPOP' on the Tonight Show below

Lady Gaga will be returning to the UK and Europe to tour later this year. Tickets are on sale now. For more information visit Gigwise Gig Tickets

Lady Gaga will play:
23-Sep. Antwerp, BE Antwerp Sportpaleis 
24-Sep. Amsterdam, NL Ziggo Dome 
27-Sep. Herning, DK Jyske Bank Boxen
29-Sep. Oslo, NO Telenor Arena 
30-Sep. Stockholm, SW Ericsson Globe
03-Oct. Hamburg, DE O2 World 
05-Oct. Prague, CZ O2 
07-Oct. Koln, DE Lanxess Arena 
09-Oct. Berlin, DE O2 World 

15-Oct. Birmingham, UK NIA Arena
17-Oct. Dublin, IE O2 Arena
19-Oct. Glasgow, UK The SSE Hydro
21-Oct. Manchester, UK Phones 4u Arena
23-Oct. London, UK The O2
25-Oct. London, UK The O2
26-Oct. London, UK The O2 

30-Oct. Paris, FR Zenith 
31-Oct. Paris, FR Zenith 
02-Nov. Vienna, AU Wiener Stadthalle 
04-Nov. Milan, IT Forum 
06-Nov. Zurich, CH Hallenstadion 
08-Nov. Barcelona, ES Palau Sant Jordi
10-Nov. Lisbon, PT MEO Arena 

Below: 8 things we can definitely expect to see on Lady Gaga's artRAVE tour

  • 1. So. Many. Wigs: With the amount of faux hair she places on her bonce on a regular basis, we reckon Gaga's wigs will need their own jumbo jet. She's done dreadlocks, bobs, and even gone brown, so where can she go next? An afro? A mohawk? Bald? The possibilities are endless.

  • 2. An emotional outburst mid-set about her creativity being stifled: Poor old Gaga has had a rather tough time of late, and she's taken to her fan site Little Monsters to wax lyrical about those close to her who have completely fucked up the success of ARTPOP. Yep, we expect a dramatic monologue about 2/3 of the way through the show. THERE WILL BE TEARS.

  • 3. Some kind of flying clothing: Gaga celebrated the launch of ARTPOP in typically understated style - she debuted the world's first flying dress, Volantis. Obviously, she has to top this for her artRAVE tour so the question is: what WILL she make fly next? A hat? Her shoes? Her underwear? Who knows, quite frankly.

  • 4. Nakedness: Alongside her new ARTPOP tracks, Gaga debuted her bottom at London's G-A-Y back in October 2013. She'll sure to continue to make us feel bad about not doing 20 squats a day when she inevitably strips off during her artRAVE shows.

  • 5. Obscure references to art: The album's called ARTPOP and the tour is dubbed artRAVE so we can imagine the show itself will possibly be like a zany exhibition - with some rather good pop music playing. If she could bring that massive Jeff Koons sculpture that adorns the cover of ARTPOP over that would be pretty good, actually.

  • 6. Heartfelt piano rendition: There's always one piano ballad on a Gaga album - 'Dope' on ARTPOP, 'You and I' on Born This Way, and 'Brown Eyes' on the Fame, so typically the singer will have a bash at the piano keys during her sets, and it's always a rather lovely moment.

  • 7. Pigs and mermaids: Back at her iTunes festival concert in September 2013, Gaga encouraged fans to dress with these two very different themes in mind in homage to two of her ARTPOP tracks, 'Swine' and 'Venus'. It's certainly an interesting look.

  • 8. A special appearance from…?: ARTPOP isn't exactly a feature-heavy record; TI, Too $hort and Twista feature on 'Jewels N' Drugs', R Kelly lends his vocals to 'Do What U Want' and that's pretty much it. However, with the new Christina Aguilera-assisted version of 'Do What U Want', could we see a special appearance from the warbly-voiced singer?

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