Pop divas Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande get wet and wild within the music video for his or her collaborative single “Rain on Me.”
The three-minute video, launched Friday afternoon, options the dynamic duo surrounded by backup dancers as they frolic — in custom-made bodysuits — on a waterlogged soundstage, each collectively and aside. It’s the most recent single to drop from Gaga’s extremely anticipated upcoming “Chromatica” album, which will likely be launched subsequent Friday, Could 29.
Selection reported Thursday that Grande, 26, referred to as the music video “so Gaga and so enjoyable” in an Apple Music interview with Zane Lowe that was set to be launched later Friday. “I used to be like, ‘I’ve by no means dressed like this in my life. I’m simply having the most effective time,’” stated Grande, who added that it “feels so enjoyable to be a part of one thing so upbeat and straight pop once more.”
She additionally saluted Gaga, 34, for reclaiming her “BDE, the Large Diva Vitality factor” and “therapeutic herself” by way of her new music and their collaboration.
Gaga, in the meantime, stated she inspired Grande to let unfastened for the video shoot.
“I keep in mind I stated to her, ‘Okay, now every little thing that you simply care about when you sing, I need you to neglect it and simply sing. And by the best way, when you’re doing that, I’m going to bounce in entrance of you,’” she stated. “As a result of we had this enormous massive window. I used to be like, ‘I’m going to bounce in entrance of you.’ And he or she was like, ‘Oh my God. Oh my God, I can’t, I can’t. I don’t know. Oh my God. Okay, okay.’ After which I did it and she sang, and she began to do issues along with her voice that (had been) totally different. And it was the enjoyment of two artists going, ‘I see you.’”
Gaga defined that the music — together with the lyrics “I’d reasonably be dry, however at the very least I’m alive / Rain on me” — is a metaphor about consuming to “numb” herself, and stated she thought-about sobriety whereas creating the album.