I Love Applause. I Really Love Applause.

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OK – it’s official now in my heart. “Applause” is an actual banger. When I watched the video on release day – I loved it! – but I was unsure of its status on the banger scale. Was it too theatrical…too Broadway…too house-y for me to want to listen to it over and over and dance and sing it at karaoke? I can now proclaim that aside from the minor flaw of lyrics venturing into the cheese zone at times, it’s real, it’s in my head all the time and I LOVE IT. Watch the video:

…and the VMA performance is also worth watching for the insane number of costume changes: