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Lady Gaga Gets 'Cozy' With Mystery Man On Date: Is She Over Taylor The blonde bombshell absolutely SLAYED at Tony Bennett's 90th. Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, Grammy Awards The celebrity couple began dating in after meeting on the set of Gaga's "Yoü and I" music. Lady Gaga won't cry anymore, once she's got Tony Bennett on the line. Kinney which they announced in July after nearly five years of dating.
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Gaga, 28, and Bennett, who will be 88 on Aug. In a video of the song, he stays dutifully by his mic while she keeps invading his space, dancing over to him, taking out his pocket square and, finally, kissing him teasingly on the cheek.
He demurs, casting his eyes down politely. It's a clear contrast to Bennett's rapport with another younger, female chanteuse. In his many appearances with k. Certainly, the interplay between eye-batting Gaga and daddy-figure Bennett beats the reverse dynamic. In fact, it's possible Gaga has been playing the easy-to-get role so Bennett doesn't have to exude any such energy.
That dynamic has a strong precedent. To get around any creep-factor, Hepburn often played the romantic aggressor. In Gaga's case, the ickiness ultimately isn't about sex — it's about the pathos of trying to snuggle up to a legend as her own recording career teeters.
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Gaga's most recent album, "ArtPop," has sold barely one-third as many copies as its predecessor. At the same time, there's a certain fatigue in the media with her constant image shifts.
The actual music made by Bennett and Gaga has geniune zest. So there's a good chance their project will have the desired effect and deepen her cred.
Four years ago the programme was expanded to seven public schools in New York. But whence that passion?
Lady Gaga on Tony Bennett: 'I've been controlled for years. He liberates me'
In a press statement released when the album was announced, Gaga was quoted as saying: They take the vibrato out so you sound like a robot. A major artist of your widely reported control? Although it was still my songs, and I still had a lot to say about the production, the vocal was something that they really, really wanted to control. So my vocal presence has been kind of the smallest presence about me for a long time.
So everything else becomes the focal point. Sinatra, Ella, Nat King Cole — they all did that. He, then, is aligning her with those 20th-century vocal greats. Gentlemanly unimpressed as he is with social media stats and tabloid kerfuffles, he seems able to see past all the bells and whistles and wigs and steak frocks and focus on the singer within.
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But he just sees an artist. And he hears the voice. I think the way I am is actually more old school than people realise.
The duo are doing only a handful of interviews worldwide. But two days ago they undertook a nine-hour shoot with fashion photographer Steven Klein and, well, Bennett is both legend and old man, one with his own painting and concert schedule. Time with the pair of them, then, is at a premium. Before they go, I ask about Lush Life. Among other setbacks, a hip injury forced her to cancel the end of her Born This Way tour, she split with her long-standing manager, and she admitted to heavy use of marijuana — seemingly it took 15 to 20 joints a day to cope with physical and mental distress.
Mr Phillips, the jazz director at the Regis High School, gave that song to me and said: Singing that song with Tony, putting that down — gosh it was like therapy, you know?
But that was really a therapeutic moment for me: Has making Cheek to Cheek changed her as an artist and a person? He has made me so happy in the way that I really needed to feel.
And when I get put in a box I get very like a wild animal.