Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDEO) - TennisForum.com
TennisForum.com   Wagerline.com MensTennisForums.com TennisUniverse.com
TennisForum.com is the premier Women's Tennis forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!
Reply

Old May 29th, 2012, 02:10 AM   #1
country flag supergrunt
Senior Member
 
supergrunt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 10,602
supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute
Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDEO)

Quote:
Perhaps it's because Madge hasn't been in the spotlight much since her album, MDNA, topped the Billboard charts (and suffered a subsequent nosedive in sales), but she recently went out of her way to once again remind everyone that she is, in fact, older than Lady Gaga.

The queen of pop was performing "Express Yourself" at a concert in Israel when she suddenly trotted out a cover of "Born This Way." Of course, the two tracks blended seamlessly. Though she stayed mum on Gaga's song for some time after its release, Madge eventually said she felt the single was "reductive" and undoubtedly influenced by her earlier work.

The whole affair had an air of condescension, as if Madonna was wielding the cover like Jay-Z did when he silenced Noel Gallagher and other critics by performing "Wonderwall" at Glastonbury. (The Oasis singer had taken great umbrage at the fact that a rapper had been chosen to headline the festival.)

So what say you, readers? Was Madonna rubbing some salt in Gaga's wound (the latter had recently canceled a show after she faced threats from conservative religious groups), or was she merely winking at the controversy while celebrating the younger performer?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/0...n_1550655.html



supergrunt is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old May 29th, 2012, 02:19 AM   #2
country flag Sean.
Look who's back!
 
Sean.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 32,433
Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute Sean. has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Controversy sells, Madonna knows this.
__________________


Vera Zvonareva * Ana Ivanović * Li Na * Laura Robson ......
Sean. is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 02:39 AM   #3
country flag Nicolás89
Senior Member
 
Nicolás89's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 19,485
Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute Nicolás89 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sean. View Post
Controversy sells, Madonna knows this.
Ever since she competed with MJ.
__________________
LEGEND. Nicole. Caro. Aga. Sloane. Taylor.
Nicolás89 is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 03:21 AM   #4
country flag Steven.
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 6,584
Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

I just love how Madonna feels so entitled even though she's been sued dozens of times for copyright infringement as well as breach of contract, and the fact that she takes many of her images (no not ideas which are intangible) from other famous artists before her. This includes video clips, album covers, photoshoots, outfits etc.

You'd think she would understand how it feels to be accused of copying other people's works and looks as she is/was constantly accused of being a copy of Marilyn Monroe. And besides, the only similar thing between Express Yourself and Born This Way is the chord progression.

also I just don't get how Madonna could bash or throw shade at someone who looks up to her and only has nice things to say about her. Perhaps she really does thrive on other artist's careers
__________________
sharapova barty dokic hingis lisicki robson venus
Steven. is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 03:59 AM   #5
LeRoy.
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 15,934
LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute LeRoy. has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

The Queen of Shade. First showing how Born This Way is Express Yourself 2.0 and then ending with "She's Not Me"
LeRoy. is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 05:46 AM   #6
new-york
和平.
 
new-york's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,974
new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute new-york has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Stooping low is not for the Queens. <_<
__________________
to new beginnings.
***
new-york is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 06:03 AM   #7
country flag ToopsTame
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 713
ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future ToopsTame has a brilliant future
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

LOL this is such a fake controversy. As if Madonna or GaGa had anything to do with the way these songs sound. If the producers of both songs don't see a problem, there isn't a problem.
ToopsTame is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 07:28 AM   #8
country flag supergrunt
Senior Member
 
supergrunt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 10,602
supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute supergrunt has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Madonna is a bully. You can stop bullying here at ladygaga.com
supergrunt is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 09:26 AM   #9
country flag duhcity
moderately sarcastic
 
duhcity's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 9,085
duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute duhcity has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

And thanks to this, everyone is focused on BTW and EY again. Plus a little Hard Candy promo as well

__________________

instargram
duhcity is online now View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 12:38 PM   #10
country flag Djezonfly
Wimbledon Champion
 
Djezonfly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 9,772
Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute Djezonfly has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Madonna using GaGa to stay relevant
Djezonfly is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 01:08 PM   #11
country flag AjdeNate!
I'm so current, I'm tomorrow.
 
AjdeNate!'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: The City by the Lake.
Posts: 49,168
AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute AjdeNate! has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Don't you think they're both in on it? I mean, I can hardly imagine using someone's music that she actually doesn't like. I'm sure she respects Gags and likes the song. If she hated her and/or the song, why would she 'demean' herself and sing it?

It's obviously to get people talking and based on this thread, it worked.
AjdeNate! is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 03:17 PM   #12
country flag The Witch-king
Senior Member
 
The Witch-king's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Nairobi
Posts: 12,461
The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steven. View Post
I just love how Madonna feels so entitled even though she's been sued dozens of times for copyright infringement as well as breach of contract, and the fact that she takes many of her images (no not ideas which are intangible) from other famous artists before her. This includes video clips, album covers, photoshoots, outfits etc.

You'd think she would understand how it feels to be accused of copying other people's works and looks as she is/was constantly accused of being a copy of Marilyn Monroe. And besides, the only similar thing between Express Yourself and Born This Way is the chord progression.

also I just don't get how Madonna could bash or throw shade at someone who looks up to her and only has nice things to say about her. Perhaps she really does thrive on other artist's careers
The bitch is going to get credited and receive royalties when this concert is broadcast and/or sold on DVD. If anything Madonna is acknowledging that artists take and borrow from other artists ALL the time (something Basic Gaga failed to do with BTW). Child if you knew anything you'd know she does covers/mashups on her tours ALL the time.

I'm amazed at how sens-a-tive yall lil monsters everytime Germannotta is mentioned in the same sentence as the Queen

ETA: I love how both songs transition so perfectly together
__________________
^^^^ for all my ladies
The Witch-king is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 03:24 PM   #13
country flag The Witch-king
Senior Member
 
The Witch-king's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Nairobi
Posts: 12,461
The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute The Witch-king has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Quote:
Originally Posted by ToopsTame View Post
LOL this is such a fake controversy. As if Madonna or GaGa had anything to do with the way these songs sound. If the producers of both songs don't see a problem, there isn't a problem.
Pretty sure if you write a song you have something to do with the way it sounds
__________________
^^^^ for all my ladies
The Witch-king is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 04:23 PM   #14
Break My Rapture
Heaux
 
Break My Rapture's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 26,362
Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute Break My Rapture has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Like papa_action said, artists do cover of other artists' songs all the time. I'm sure this is not the first time Madonna has done this. Plus she needs to give her tour some exposure and this is pretty much ideal.
Break My Rapture is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Old May 29th, 2012, 04:25 PM   #15
country flag Steven.
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 6,584
Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute Steven. has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Madonna & Lady Gaga's 'Express Yourself' v. 'Born This Way' Drama Continues (VIDE

Quote:
Originally Posted by papa_action View Post
The bitch is going to get credited and receive royalties when this concert is broadcast and/or sold on DVD. If anything Madonna is acknowledging that artists take and borrow from other artists ALL the time (something Basic Gaga failed to do with BTW). Child if you knew anything you'd know she does covers/mashups on her tours ALL the time.

I'm amazed at how sens-a-tive yall lil monsters everytime Germannotta is mentioned in the same sentence as the Queen

ETA: I love how both songs transition so perfectly together
oh really?

Aisha v. Madonna (civil rights and copyright infringement)
Bourdin v. Madonna (copyright infringement)
Easy Street Records v. Madonna (copyright infringement)
Acquaviva v. Madonna (copyright infringement)
D’Onofrio v. Madonna (copyright infringement)
Iving L Williams v. Madonna (copyright infringement)
Eon Net LP v. Madonna (copyright /patent/trademark infringement)
Rich Kidd Music Publishing, Inc. v. Madonna (copyright infringement)
Winterland v. Madonna (copyright infringement)
Hobe Cie. LTD v. Madonna (trademark infringement)

and here are some Marilyn Monroe rip offs






and heaps more

if you want more I can show you her mass Kylie rip-offs too

thanks for the bad reps luv ya
__________________
sharapova barty dokic hingis lisicki robson venus
Steven. is offline View My Blog!   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios