“Judas” (Video)


    So “Judas” was a disappointing second glimpse of how Born This Way will sound, but Lady Gaga has managed to foster an air of excitement for her video work that harks back to the MTV era (you know, when it actually showed music videos and made the release of them into “events” of a type). “Judas” begins with Gaga strapped to a motorbike, carrying on the theme of that awful cover art for the record, and ultimately turns into a big dance routine in a market square. It’s relatively sedate compared to her past efforts, but it does give the singer a chance to brandish a big gold gun and don some inventive eye makeup. Let’s hope she has some better tricks up her sleeve when Born This Way finally surfaces.