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Lady Gaga: iTunes Festival 2013
ITunes Festival 2013
Digital release cover
Starring Lady Gaga
Released December 13, 2013
Recorded September 1, 2013
Genre Concert
Length 75 minutes
Language English
Label Apple Music
Lady Gaga: iTunes Festival 2013 is a concert special of American pop singer Lady Gaga recorded on September 1, 2013 during the concert series of the iTunes Festival. 

The presentation of Lady Gaga at the iTunes Festival, marks the first concert from the singer since her canceled tour 'The Born This Way Ball Tour'. It is a set of eight songs "Aura", "MANiCURE", "ARTPOP", "Jewels n' Drugs", "Sexx Dreams", "Swine" and "I Wanna Be With You", "Applause". Lady Gaga, her dancers, and her band walking through visual and musical love themes, sex, violence, beauty, danger, empowerment, speed, lust, and especially art. Gaga opened the concert performing "Aura" inside a cage, after half an hour late wearing a black outfit with a burqa . she then performed "MANiCURE" and changed her wardrobe to a bikini with diamond shells to sing the title track "ARTPOP". Later, She played "Jewels n' 'Drugs" with rappers Too $hort and Twista. She then continued with "Sexxx Dreams" and "Swine". The concert ended with "I Wanna Be With You" and the first single "Applause". In total, the show lasted an hour and was attended by celebrities like Adele , Arlene Phillips and Niall Horan of One Direction.

The concert was released on the deluxe version of ARTPOP (2013) and digital download on iTunes and Amazon.

Background Edit

On August 13, Lady Gaga confirmed her participation in the iTunes Festival to be held throughout the month of September in London, UK . 10 days before starting the event, She released a series of videos on her YouTube channel where she was rehearsing some of the songs "MANiCURE", "Swine" and "Sexxx Dreams". On December 13th the concert was broadcast on Apple TV for all Apple users. However, In Mexico the corporation Cinépolis released a trailer of the concert, where it was announced that the show would be aired for a second time on November 11, 2013 in 25 cinemas located in various states of Mexico.

Track listing Edit

No. TitleWriter(s) Length
1. "Aura"  Lady Gaga, Anton Zaslavski, Amit Duvdevani, Erez Eisen 3:55
2. "MANiCURE"  Gaga, Blair, Zisis, Monson 3:19
3. "ARTPOP"  Gaga, Blair, Zisis, Monson 4:07
4. "Jewels n' Drugs"  Gaga, Blair, Monson, Zisis, Twista, Too Short, Clifford Harris, Jr. 3:48
5. "Sexxx Dreams"  Gaga, Blair, Martin Bresso, William Grigahcine 3:34
6. "Swine"  Gaga Blair Zisis Monson 4:28
7. "I Wanna Be With You"  Gaga Blair Monson Zisis 3:41
8. "Applause"  Gaga, Blair, Zisis, Monson, Bresso, Nicolas Mercier, Julien Arias, Grigahcine 3:32

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