Pop divas Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande get wet and wild within the music video for his or her collaborative single “Rain on Me.”
The three-minute video, launched Friday afternoon, options the dynamic duo surrounded by backup dancers as they frolic — in custom-made bodysuits — on a waterlogged soundstage, each collectively and aside. It’s the most recent single to drop from Gaga’s extremely anticipated upcoming “Chromatica” album, which shall be launched subsequent Friday, May 29.
Variety reported Thursday that Grande, 26, referred to as the music video “so Gaga and so fun” in an Apple Music interview with Zane Lowe that was set to be launched later Friday. “I was like, ‘I’ve never dressed like this in my life. I’m just having the best time,’” stated Grande, who added that it “feels so fun to be part of something so upbeat and straight pop again.”
She additionally saluted Gaga, 34, for reclaiming her “BDE, the Big Diva Energy thing” and “healing herself” by means of her new music and their collaboration.
Gaga, in the meantime, stated she inspired Grande to let unfastened for the video shoot.
“I remember I said to her, ‘Okay, now everything that you care about while you sing, I want you to forget it and just sing. And by the way, while you’re doing that, I’m going to dance in front of you,’” she stated. “Because we had this huge big window. I was like, ‘I’m going to dance in front of you.’ And she was like, ‘Oh my God. Oh my God, I can’t, I can’t. I don’t know. Oh my God. Okay, okay.’ And then I did it and she sang, and she started to do things with her voice that (were) different. And it was the joy of two artists going, ‘I see you.’”
Gaga defined that the tune — together with the lyrics “I’d rather be dry, but at least I’m alive / Rain on me” — is a metaphor about ingesting to “numb” herself, and stated she thought-about sobriety whereas creating the album.