Lady Gaga, ‘Bad Kids’ – Song Review
Lady Gaga is not just an art kid, a theater kid, and a 'weird' kid -- she's also a bad kid. In 'Bad Kids,' from her forthcoming new album 'Born This Way,' Mama Monster encourages us all to be more secure in who we are, because she'll love us even if we're naughty.
Gaga is a self-proclaimed loser, but that doesn't stop her from shooting to win with new songs. Even if 'Bad Kids' doesn't hit the charts as a single, we know the deejays will have an absolute ball with it, because it's so old school meets rock 'n' pop meets total dance challenge.
"You're still good to me if you're a bad kid, baby," Gaga sings, essentially allowing us to disobey rules. As for herself, she's an outcast and proud of it.
"I'm a twit / Degenerate young rebel, and I'm proud of it / Pump your fists if you you would rather mess up than put up with it / I'm a nerd / I chew gum and smoke in your face I'm absurd / I'm so bad and I don't give a damn / I love it when you're mad / When you're made /When you're mad," the 'Born This Way' superstar declares in one verse.
We know, we know -- the monsters are beyond sick of the Madonna comparisons, but this one is straight out of the '80s, and true to the original 'Like a Virgin' queen. Of what we've heard so far, 'Bad Kids' is far from our favorite 'Born This Way' track, but it's important to note that it's catchy and easy to groove to -- if you still have your walkman, that is...
Listen to Lady Gaga, 'Bad Kids'