AceShowbiz - %cLady GaGa% has finally released her new single "Perfect Illusion". The song was released during the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show, where GaGa's co-hosting with %cNick Grimshaw%, on Friday, September 9 before hitting YouTube and iTunes. Hashtag #PerfectIllusionMidnight has since become a worldwide trending topic on Twitter.
"It wasn't love, it wasn't love/ It was a perfect illusion (Perfect illusion)/ Mistaken for love, it wasn't love/ It was a perfect illusion (Perfect illusion)/ You were a perfect illusion," GaGa sings, "Where are you?/ Cause I can't see you/ It was a perfect illusion/ But I feel you watchin' me/ Dilated, falling free/ In a modern ecstasy."
Earlier in the day, GaGa teased a music video for "Perfect Illusion", showing her dancing in a black jacket and silver sequined hotpants.
Produced by %cMark Ronson%, %cTame Impala%'s %cKevin Parker% and %cBloodPop%, "Perfect Illusion" is released ahead of GaGa's forthcoming fifth studio album. BloodPop calls GaGa's new album "soul-rooted, [but] pop at heart." He describes "Perfect Illusion" as "a big rock song that makes you want to dance."
He tells Rolling Stone, "[GaGa, Mark, Kevin and I] started at noon and wrote into the night. Every few days, a lyric would change and it would get better and better."