Lady Gaga is slowly emerging from her self-imposed hiatus as she prepares to launch her new single on August 19, followed by her full “ARTPOP” album release in November.

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Fans were especially delighted when the above short snippet of one of the 27-year-old superstar’s upcoming videos was leaked to the web.

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Furthering the mystery surrounding her new sound, Mother Monster has shared a picture of her latest accessory—a pierced septum.

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Of course, Lady Gaga is no stranger to controversy, but it seems her Little Monsters are having mixed reactions to their idol’s metamorphosis.

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Some even went as far as suggesting Gaga looked sick in this new selfie she posted to her Little Monsters website wearing no makeup and an off-the-shoulder top.

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It remains to be seen whether this is the look Lady Gaga’s is gravitating toward or it’s just a layover on the way to a totally different style to match the mood of her new music.

What is certain? “ARTPOP” is a total labor of love and Gaga has put her heart and soul into her soon-to-be-released songs.

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“‘ARTPOP’ as they pry the single from my bleeding fingers,” she recently wrote on “It’s a scary thing to revisit those things underneath, the pain in your past. But all I found was raw passion. I thought I was destroyed inside. I’m just ready to fight. Start the music.”

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