Lady Gaga is just not about to relaxation on her MTV Tricon Award.
Just a pair weeks after receiving the inaugural honor on the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards — to not point out main all winners, with 5 Moon Persons — Mother Monster has dropped one other eye-popping video, this time for “911,” the most recent single off of her “Chromatica” album.
But it’s the mental-health message of the video that will linger much more than the visuals. That could come as no shock for the Little Monsters who already know that “911” is a tune about Gaga’s experiences taking antipsychotic remedy.
The video opens with Gaga in unnamed sandy dunes. Wherever they could be, it appears to be like like a futuristic model of the Middle Ages. Gaga chants out the verses amongst costume change after costume change, coiffure after coiffure.
Setting the manic temper, it’s as if there’s an entire tribe of many alternative Gagas singing lyrics equivalent to “I’ve heard sufficient of those voices/Almost like I’ve no selection” and “My largest enemy is me/Pop a 911.”
Then, simply when it appears Gaga is stabbed by way of the center towards the tip, there’s a shock twist: The video flashes to an entire totally different Gaga — as she fights for her life after a grotesque automotive crash. She is in a extra recognizable world, surrounded by visible hints of the desert-y one: The man who stabs her chest in her obvious dream is now utilizing a defibrillator on her.
On her Instagram, Gaga explained that the “911” video — vibrantly directed by Tarsem Singh (R.E.M.’s “Losing My Religion”) — is about her mental-health journey. “This brief movie may be very private to me, my expertise with psychological well being and the best way actuality and goals can interconnect to kind heroes inside us and throughout us.”
Gaga ends the put up with some love for her followers: “Finally, thanks, little monsters. I’m awake now, I can see you, I can really feel you, thanks for believing in me after I was very afraid. Something that was as soon as my actual life day by day is now a movie … It’s the poetry of ache.”