Lady Gaga Delivers Most Dramatic Version of ‘Perfect Illusion’ Yet on ‘Sukkiri’
As part of her seemingly endless Joanne promo tour, Lady Gaga traveled to Japan to deliver the most dramatic version of the album's lead single "Perfect Illusion" to date.
Appearing on the TV show Sukkiri, Gaga -- accompanied solely by piano -- performed a stripped down version of the track, highlighting her own ability to deliver such weighted emotions using only the full force of her vocals.
"I used to always be afraid to show certain sides of myself, but with this music I cannot hide because I wrote it from the deepest parts of my soul," she told the show's hosts immediately after her emotional performance.
"And as a woman, there’s days you’re just with yourself and your thoughts and you think to yourself, what am I really feeling?" she continued. "Where is the pain, exactly? So every time I sing the song it’s different because I’m always trying to go to that point."
Gaga arrived at the Narita Airport in Japan on Tuesday (November 1) and was greeted by a slew of devoted fans, several of which showed up with gifts for the "A-Yo" singer. Gaga — wearing the signature pink cowboy hat that’s become a fashion staple this era -- stopped to take photos with and sign autographs for the massive crowd.
Check out videos of Gaga's appearance on Sukkiri and her airport arrival above.
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