Switched On Pop | The Many Colors of Lady Gaga’s 'Chromatica'
A podcast breaking down the music of pop hits.
Switched On Pop
Published 01 July 2020
Lady Gaga

Pop music surrounds us, but how often do we really listen to what we’re hearing? Switched on Pop is the podcast that pulls back the curtain on pop music. Each episode, join musicologist Nate Sloan and songwriter Charlie Harding as they reveal the secret formulas that make pop songs so infectious. By figuring out how pop hits work their magic, you’ll fall in love with songs you didn’t even know you liked.

Lady Gaga’s 6th album is a conceptual release about a future that is neither utopian nor dystopian.

Despite its sci-fi visuals, the album looks more to the past and present than the future. Chromatica gives us a world that sounds like 90s house music made for this summer’s cancelled Pride parties. It is lyrically somber, but musically upbeat, a productive tension that inspires hope.

Gaga shared that she made this album to help her and her "Little Monsters" dance through the pain. So, Switched On Pop called on listeners to dig up the most meaningful moments on the album and tour the world of Chromatica.

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