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Lady Gaga 'can’t wait any longer,' releasing first 'Born This Way' single Friday

February 9, 2011 |  5:02 pm

Gaga Little monsters, get your paws up.

Lady Gaga has grown impatient and can’t hold onto her single any longer.

Following her declarative tweet Monday morning that she “Can’t wait any longer, single coming Friday,” Interscope Records  announced Wednesday that “Born This Way,” the first single and title track from the singer’s eagerly anticipated third album, would indeed be released Friday.

Hey, what Gaga wants, Gaga gets.

The song will be serviced worldwide to radio at 6 a.m. EST on Friday, before being available for purchase online at 9 a.m. EST the same day.

The announcement came after the singer tweeted the single artwork for the track.

On the cover, Gaga’s hair is in full '80s tease, and she is rocking some very peculiar horns and sharply pointed shoulders.

"It has been in my heart for over a year,” she wrote on Twitter. “I'm so excited to share it.”

The track is produced by Gaga, Fernando Garibay and DJ White Shadow.

She has already teased to her little monsters with the full lyrics to the song, and at the 2010 MTV VMAs,  Gaga told the audience that if she won Video of the Year (for “Bad Romance”), she promised herself she would reveal the name of the album, before belting a few lyrics of the title track.

-- Gerrick D. Kennedy


Photo: "Born This Way" single cover. Credit: Lady Gaga's official Twitter.