Sir Elton Hercules John, aka Elton John, has said that not only is he writing some songs with his children's Godmother, Lady Gaga, but that the two new songs he's heard are — wait for it — similar to 'Bad Romance'.
This was while having a chat with your friend and ours Zane Lowe over on Beats 1 (as quoted here).
"I'm writing with Gaga tomorrow," he said (tomorrow is now today, passage of time fans). "I've heard two songs, which are killer. They're just great songs. It's like back to the early stuff of her's — like 'You and I' and the Bruce Springsteen one (as I always call it), 'Bad Romance'."
He went on to say that basically 'Artpop' was a bit shit and that she knows it as well.
"'Artpop' was not a great idea," he mused. "It was not a good album and I think she would admit that. Then in the midst of that, she did three things which were kind of amazing. She did the whole tour and album with Tony Bennett, which did amazingly well. She sang the Julie Andrews tribute at the Oscars, which everybody loved. And she was on American Horror Story."
But do you thinks she's a great writer though?
"I think she's a great writer. To me, she is Stefani Germanotta and I love her and I care about her — she's Godmother to my two children. And I want her to go and make a kind of simple, fabulous, great song record."
"I've heard two of the songs and they're not complex," he continued. "They're not complex arrangements, but they are great songs. It's all about the song."
Elton John should basically be put in charge of everything, shouldn't he.