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This was later changed to August 12 to coincide with the early release of "Applause". The background consists of art works including The Birth of Venus, which inspired the singer's music video for "Applause" and the VMA performance of the song.Koons explained the meaning of the cover to MTV: "With the cover, I wanted to have Gaga there as a sculpture, as a three-dimensional type of form and with the gazing ball, because the gazing ball really does become kind of the symbol for everything — and this aspect of reflection that when you come across something like a gazing ball, it affirms you, it affirms your existence and then from that affirmation, you start to want more.Work continued until 2013 while the singer was traveling for her Born This Way Ball concert tour and recovering from surgery for an injury she had sustained while touring.Gaga described Artpop as "a celebration and a poetic musical journey" and an exploration of the "reverse Warholian" phenomenon in pop culture.For Artpop, I, in the most metaphorical explanation, stood in front of a mirror and I took off the wig and I took off the makeup and I unzipped the outfit and I put a black cap on my head and I covered my body in a black catsuit and I looked in the mirror and I said: 'OK, now you need to show them you can be brilliant without that.' And that's what Artpop is all about.Because I knew that if I wanted to grow, if I really wanted to innovate from the inside, I had to do something that was almost impossible for me.Artpop (stylised as ARTPOP) is the third studio album recorded by American singer Lady Gaga, released on November 6, 2013, by Streamline and Interscope Records.Gaga began planning the project in 2011, shortly after the launch of her second effort, Born This Way.
Sal Cinquemani from Slant Magazine claimed the singer "continues to be a student" of Madonna as she mirrors Confessions on a Dance Floor and "Holiday" with songs such as "Applause" and "Fashion!
In July 2013, Gaga confirmed that Artpop would be released on November 11, 2013 in the United States in the traditional CD and digital mediums, in addition to an application developed by the Haus of Gaga technology division, Tech Haus.
The album and app pre-order were initially supposed to begin on September 1, 2013, but were moved up to August 19, 2013 "due to public anticipation".
It was also included in several year-end lists by music critics and publications.
"Applause" was released as the lead single from Artpop on August 12, 2013, and was a critical and commercial success, charting within the top ten in more than 20 countries worldwide, peaking at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100.