One of Lady Gaga; s most iconic songs is an ode to bisexuality; I was thinking about women

One of Lady Gagas most iconic songs is an ode to bisexuality: I was thinking about women

One of Lady Gagas biggest hits is actually an ode to bisexuality.

At a recent performance of her Las Vegas residency, Jazz Piano, Gaga revisited one of her favourite stories from her early career.

Poker Face, the star has confirmed on multiple occasions, is about poker facing with your sexuality.

Specifically, she told Jonathan Ross in 2009, she wrote the song because she would often think about women while having sex with her boyfriend.

Gaga explained the song again on The Ellen Show in 2011, telling the host that she was inspired by her attraction to women, and that she was thinking about women at the time.

Revisiting the story during her Vegas show, Gaga revealed that her boyfriend at the time called her after the Ellen interview and said: Do you know I had to explain this to my mother?

Turning to her fans, Gaga joked: What, that theres people that are gay?

Poker face about being bi

Lady Gaga told Fashionista101 that this tune is about the singer playing with guys as if she were a poker player. She explained: "The song speaks in reference to the poker game, 'Texas Hold Em.' So I said, 'I wanna hold him like they do in Texas, please.'

So its basically saying like, I wanna hold that guy - I wanna be close to him."

She later gave a different explanation. NBC's Access Hollywood reported that during a birthday concert at Palm Springs Convention Center, where the audience was mainly made up of gay men, Lady Gaga opened up about the meaning behind this song. To an enthusiastic crowd reaction, she suggested that it is about her personal experience with bisexuality, adding that the song is about being with a man but fantasizing about a woman; hence, the man must read her "Poker Face" to understand what is going through her mind.

Comments: 61

  • Piper from San Francisco I have only recently come down to cisco, my city by the bay, but this song in particular and LG should be the anthem and queen of the city, people here really have respect for the individual rights of others, you can be and do what you want. I wrote a song and spray painted lyrics on the walls of a city building in the castro district , the name of the song is My Whispering Eye, please check it out
  • Damian Powers from Id It was in the Percy Jackson movie, in the casino scene
  • Frank from Spokane, Wa You Know what?? I used to think that lady gaga is talking about sucking a c**k in this song, but, maybe i was wrong
  • Jim from Pleasant Hill, Ca This song would be junk to me were it not for the catchy section where she starts to sing "cant' read my. " I wish the whole song had that melodic quality. I normally don't listen to this type of stuff at all.

Memento Mori is a Latin term. That is where I got it.

Both of us were assuming.

Now, take any of the mainstream crap out there and just compare it to many bands. Iron Maiden, Rage Against The Machine, Smashing Pumpkins, etc. Real talent. I also did not say mainstream music is necessary bad, but all the current ones. haha, yes, and are overplayed.

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