doesn't really have to do much at all to generate interest in her upcoming album, ARTPOP.
The pop songstress has remained out of the spotlight for so long, she's drummed up a significant amount of anticipation for her Next Big Move by mere fact of offering so little. So really, she didn't need to strip off all her clothes for V magazine. No, she did this for fun.
Photographers Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin posted a very revealing shot of Ms. Mother Monster to Instagram on Saturday, writing, "Get ready world for our pics of @ladygaga for @vmagazine !kisses iv #artpop."
In the shot, Gaga sits on a stool spread eagled, using one hand to cover her babymaker and the other arm to cover her bosom. She also has a tumble of blonde curls styled about her head and over one shoulder.
Last week, a snippet of Gaga's new song "Burqa" was unleashed on the Internet, albeit with sound quality so horrendous it's hard to get a read on much more than the lyrics. But one thing's clear: We need to brace ourselves for some serious pop provocation in the coming weeks.
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