Yesterday, Lady Gaga took to Instagram to share a minute long extract of her new song ‘Is That Alright?’ from the upcoming A Star is Born soundtrack.
The emotional track is accompanied by snippets from the film ahead of its general release.
Gaga sings: “I want you at the end of my life / I wanna see your face when I fall with grace at the moment I die.”
The film, which stars Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, is a remake of the 1937 original. A Star is Born tracks the relationship of a promising young singer (Gaga), and a heavy-drinking country musician (Cooper). The film is also Cooper’s directorial debut.
The song is one of 35 tracks on the film’s soundtrack, which will be released in full on October 5.
Cooper and Gaga are joined by Anthony Ramos, Sam Elliot, Dave Chappelle and Halsey, while RuPaul’s Drag Race favourites Shangela ‘Laquifa’ Wadley and Willam also make appearances. The film, which premiered at the Venice International Film Festival, has a 95% approval rate on Rotten Tomatoes.
Critics are calling A Star is Born a “total emotional knockout’, praising Gaga as a “revelation”, while Cooper has been called “simply staggering”. The leads have also been tipped for Oscar nominations for their performances as Ally and Jackson Maine.
The ‘Born This Way’ singer stepped out onto the red carpet in a stunning Givenchy gown for the film’s star-studded premiere in Los Angeles on Sunday night. At the premiere, Cooper told Variety that there would be no film without Lady Gaga.
Adam Lambert described Gaga’s performance as “so emotionally vulnerable” after attending the premiere.
LA premiere #AStarIsBorn. @ladygaga was so emotionally vulnerable and real in this film! Wow! Bravo. #BradleyCooper was charming and complex… great songs! Great seeing my old friend @willam in it as well! Great connecting w @ourladyj popcorn buddy: @grayjoey ! pic.twitter.com/1s9VAWn5AV
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) September 26, 2018
Glee star Lea Michele took to Twitter to say that the film is “so good, it’s hard to even put into words”.
Last night #AStarIsBorn premiere? This movie was so good it’s hard to even put into words.. broke my heart into a million pieces but I loved every moment of it! @ladygaga you are brilliant❤️ pic.twitter.com/dZ1LAt2lic
— Lea Michele (@LeaMichele) September 25, 2018
A Star is Born will be released on October 3 in Ireland. The US release is expected to garner $23-29 million at the box office on its first weekend.
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