Notice a similarity between Lady Gaga’s new single “Born This Way” and Madonna’s ’80s classic “Express Yourself”? Well, the latter apparently has.
First, Madge’s brother, Christopher Ciccone, went on record saying, “All I can say is ‘What the f**k!’ when asked to comment on Lady Gaga’s new song.
“It sounds just like ‘Express Yourself’ … I can’t believe it to tell you the truth.”
Madonna herself hasn’t commented, but her YouTube page was updated today with, wouldn’t you know it, a live performance of “Express Yourself.”
The pop stars have never feuded. Contrarily, in fact. Gaga has called Madonna a huge influence and the two even did an SNL sketch together in 2009.
Listen to “Express Yourself” and see if you think “Born This Way” is a rip-off:
Did Lady Gaga rip off Madonna?