During an appearance on the Apple Beats 1 Radio show with Zane Lowe, Gaga revealed a ton of new details about the album including the album title, release date and other collaborators. Check out everything we learned about Lady Gaga’s upcoming album below:
1. Album Will Be Done In Next 48 Hours
According to Gaga, her and Mark Ronson are still working on the album which is expected to be finished in the next day or two. The album is still being mixed and mastered.
2. More Projects In The Future
Gaga has assembled a who's who of music for her latest album. The singer said her, Ronson, Kevin Parker and producer BloodPop will work on other projects together.
3. Hillary Lindsey Worked On The Album
Hillary Lindsey, the songwriter behind Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush” and Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus, Take the Wheel” worked on the album.
4. Album Cover Coming In The Next Few Hours
The album cover for Gaga’s new album should be revealed later today.
5. “Joanne” Release Date
Lady Gaga’s fifth studio album will be named “Joanne” and will be available for purchase on Oct. 21.
6. Eleven Songs On main Album, 14 On Deluxe (maybe)
Gaga couldn’t confirm this tidbit, but she believes the regular edition of the album will feature 11 songs, while the deluxe edition will include 14.
7. There’s A Song Called “John Wayne” On the Album
One of the songs on the album will be titled “John Wayne” and will feature Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age fame on guitar.
8. A “Perfect Illusion” Music Video Is On The Way
A music video for the album’s first single, “Perfect Illusion,” is coming “very soon.” Lady Gaga said the video was directed by Ruth Hogben.
In a recent interview with Elvis Duran of Z100, Gaga also revealed that Beck, Father John Misty and Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine would be featured on the album. Gaga said her song with Welch is called, “Hey Girl.”