Born This Way, the follow-up to The Fame Monster, is due in May, Lady GaGa has announced.
She took to her Twitter page just after midnight on New Year’s Eve to post the long-awaited release dates to her new single and album. Born This Way, the song, will be released on 13 February, while the album of the same name will follow on 23 May.
GaGa’s message to her 7.5 million Twitter followers simply read: "THE SONG 2 13 11 THE RECORD 5 23 11."
Before the announcement, GaGa tweeted lyrics from Born This Way: "I'm beautiful in my way, cause God makes no mistakes/ I'm on the right track baby, I was born this way/ Don't hide yourself in regret, just 爱情 yourself and you're set/ I'm on the right track, baby, I was born this way."
The Bad Romance singer also 发布 a picture of herself nude from the waist down wearing a 夹克 with the album's 标题 written on the back.
Born This Way has a lot to live up to – GaGa’s last album, The Fame Monster, was the biggest-selling album in the world in 2010, selling over 5.8m copies.