Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Gaga promotes agrarian aristocracy, reenchantment

Lady Gaga to Debut New Songs on FarmVille

Lady Gaga is set to release songs from her new album on FarmVille. The singer will let fans listen to tracks from Born This Way, due in stores on May 23rd, on a section of the online game before they can be heard anywhere else.

On May 17th, Lady Gaga and Zynga will unveil GagaVille, a farm within FarmVille, which will showcase Lady Gaga’s themes from the album, such as crystals, unicorns and motorcycles. From May 17th to 19th, players can complete tasks to unlock and stream a new unreleased song per day.

Lady Gaga said: “I want to celebrate and share Born This Way with my little monsters in a special way that’s never been done before... Zynga has created a magical place in FarmVille where my fans can come play and be the first to listen to the album.”


  1. On her website, Gaga reveals that the first Word of the Day "may or may not be" UNICORN (all caps in original). In the spirit of Gagaian anti-symbols, Gaga's ambivalence about the Word of the Day is an attempt to obfuscate the meaning of Unicorn. Is this the unicorn of the Old Testament? The unicorn of the Talmud? The unicorn in the Hindu Shatapatha-Brahmana? The unicorn of Honorius of Autun? The Jungian unicorn of the alchemists? Gaga is nothing, and everything.

  2. It is not surprising that Gaga would seek to nurture a natural relationship between lord (or lady) and peasant....