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Quotables: Lady Gaga Thinks Lady Gaga Is Wonderful

A photo of Lady Gaga on the March cover of Vogue

“Speaking purely from a musical standpoint, I think I am a great performer. I am a talented entertainer. I consider myself to have one of the greatest voices in the industry. I consider myself to be one of the greatest songwriters. I wouldn’t say that I am one of the greatest dancers, but I am really quite good at what I do.”

-Lady Gaga talking herself up in her Vogue profile.

Ok, I can accept that Lady Gaga is a “great performer” and a “talented entertainer” – she drapes herself in dead cow parts for award shows and strives to smell like blood and semen, and no one else is doing that right now – and while I was dubious at first over the “greatest voices in the industry” bit, I then considered what the other voices in the industry are like, and I think I can accept that one too.  But one of the greatest songwriters?  I just can’t stand for that.

I think Molls described it best when she referred to Lady Gaga’s work as “broke down Soviet disco music,” but what about you guys:

Is Lady Gaga a great songwriter?
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Images courtesy of Mario Testino/VOGUE

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