Lady Gaga has rush-released her comeback single ‘Applause’ to radio after alleged hacking and leaks. The popstar announced the news on Twitter, declaring a “pop emergency”. The single’s official release date was 19th August 2013.
“A POP MUSIC EMERGENCY IS UNDERWAY 911,” said Gaga.
“911 SUMMON THE MONSTER TROUPES. HERE IS A PHOTO TO ACCOMPANY THIS EMERGENCY.” (see right)
She added: “DUE TO HACKERS AN ABUNDANCE OF LOW/HIGH QUALITY LEAKS…WE ISSUE THIS POP MUSIC EMERGENCY…MONSTERS SPREAD THE WORD.
“MY NEW SINGLE ‘APPLAUSE’ IS OUT TODAY AND CAN BE HEARD ON UNITED STATES RADIO IN 15 MINUTES. INTERNATIONAL RADIO TO FOLLOW.
“POP MUSIC EMERGENCY #0DAYSTillAPPLAUSE MY NEW SINGLE COMES OUT TODAY. 911 SPREAD THIS MESSAGE.”
You can listen to the single here.