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Lady Gaga and Steven Klein offer up 'Alejandro' [Video]

June 8, 2010 |  1:51 pm


Gone are the days, little monsters, of the bubble-gum girl-on-girl action we got in Lady Gaga's video for "Telephone" featuring Beyonce.

Lady gaga alejandroThe Lady unleashes a video today for her track "Alejandro" -- and while the ditty is a Spanish-style salute to intense suitors everywhere, the visuals are more on par with a band of methadone patients traveling the Eastern Bloc with a production of "Cabaret."

Directed by longtime Madonna collaborator Steven Klein, Gaga takes us to a deconstructed world of androgyny, where perfect male specimens dance their love out in glossy black pumps, and upside-down crosses adorn lady parts.

Speaking of which, there are several controversial uses of religious imagery, including the aforementioned cross decoration and the swallowing of a rosary necklace. And then there's her machine-gun-barreled pointy bra. And a funeral procession with a barbed-wire-laced heart on platter. And ...

Oh, just watch Gaga's "Alejandro" already -- it's definitely sexually suggestive, so be aware of that before you click "play" -- and tell us your thoughts in comments.

-- Matt Donnelly 

Photo: 'Alejandro' is the third single from Gagaloo's 'The Fame Monster.' Credit: Associated Press

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