The wait is over.
The suspense has been building for a month.
There have been rumors, and we have seen snippets.
We have all heard the song a hundred times already, and yesterday the official Lady Gaga music video for her latest single “Judas” was released on YouTube and Vevo.
The traffic was initially too much for YouTube to handle and there were times when the video was unavailable or ran slow. In just 24 hours it has been viewed almost 3 million times. The video site Vevo was also overwhelmed for the first 12 hours after the release.
And for good reason. It is awesome.
While less bizarre than “Born This Way”, it does hold on to that religious overtones that Gaga herself has been putting out there for the last month.
It has crowns of thorns, bikers named John and Peter, crosses, a huge cast of dancers, lots of weird makeup, guys kissing, and an interesting part where Miss Gaga explores her fetish of water.
Or only criticism is that you can clearly tell she is lip-syncing through some parts of it due to the extreme camera angles and close-ups.
We also still think it sounds a lot like Madonna's "Express Yourself". So much in fact, we think the allegations of plagiarism may hold some merit.
But overall we love it.
Watch Lady Gaga Official “Judas” Music Video
Gaga also visited with Ellen DeGeneres last week for her first live performance of “Judas” that gave us a sneak peek of what to expect with the new video.
Watch Lady Gaga Perform “Judas” on the Ellen Show
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