Chromatica

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Chromatica
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 29, 2020
Genre
Length42:59
LabelInterscope
Producer
  • BloodPop (exec.)
  • Lady Gaga (exec.)
  • Tchami
  • BURNS
  • Madeon
  • Benjamin Rice
  • Max Martin
  • Skrillex
  • Morgan Kibby
  • Axwell
  • Klahr
  • Liohn
  • Rami Yacoub[1]
Lady Gaga chronology
A Star Is Born
(2018)
Chromatica
(2020)
Dawn of Chromatica
(2021)
Lady Gaga studio albums chronology
Joanne
(2016)
Chromatica
(2020)
Love for Sale
(2021)
Singles from Chromatica
  1. "Stupid Love"
    Released: February 28, 2020
  2. "Rain on Me"
    Released: May 22, 2020

Chromatica is the sixth studio album by American recording artist Lady Gaga. It was originally set for release on April 10, 2020, but was postponed by Gaga for later that year. This is due to the worldwide coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.[2] Gaga later revealed that the album would be released on May 29, 2020.[3]

Tracks[change | change source]

On April 22, 2020, Gaga revealed the tracklist for the album's standard edition, which has 16 songs.[4] The Target and deluxe international versions of the album contain 19 tracks.[5][6]

The album's lead single, "Stupid Love", was leaked in January 2020.[7] The song was officially released on February 28, 2020, reaching the top ten in the US, UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Australia, and Canada.[8] "Rain on Me", with Ariana Grande, was released as the album's second single on May 22, 2020. It entered at the top of the Billboard Hot 100,[9] UK Singles Chart[10] and Irish Singles Chart[11] and at number two in Australia[12] and New Zealand.[13] "Rain on Me" became Gaga's fifth and Grande's fourth US number-one.[source?]

"Sour Candy", with South Korean girl group Blackpink, was released as the album's first promotional single a day before the album's release.[14]

The album entered at number one on the US, UK, Australian, and Dutch album charts and the top three in Belgium.[15][16][17] In the US, it became Gaga's sixth number-one album. It earned 274,000 copies sold in its first week in America, giving Gaga her best debut week since Born This Way (2011) there. Gaga also earned six number-one albums faster than any other female in Billboard history.[18]

Reviews[change | change source]

The album has an average score of 79 out of 100 on the review site Metacritic, meaning "generally favorable reviews."[19]

Track listing[change | change source]

Standard edition[20]
No. Title Length
1. "Chromatica I"   1:00
2. "Alice"   2:57
3. "Stupid Love"   3:13
4. "Rain on Me" (with Ariana Grande) 3:02
5. "Free Woman"   3:11
6. "Fun Tonight"   2:53
7. "Chromatica II"   0:41
8. "911"   2:52
9. "Plastic Doll"   3:41
10. "Sour Candy" (with BLACKPINK) 2:37
11. "Enigma"   2:59
12. "Replay"   3:06
13. "Chromatica III"   0:27
14. "Sine from Above" (with Elton John) 4:04
15. "1000 Doves"   3:35
16. "Babylon"   2:41
Total length:
42:59

Charts[change | change source]

Tour[change | change source]

The Chromatica Ball Tour was scheduled to begin on July 24, 2020, in Paris, but was rescheduled for 2021—and a second time from 2021 until 2022—due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.[45][46]

On March 7, 2022, new and additional dates were announced.[47] The total number of shows was raised from six to 15.[48] On May 16, 2022, the number of shows was raised again from 15 to 20.[49]

Date City Country Venue
Europe
July 17, 2022 Düsseldorf Germany Merkur-Spiel Arena
July 21, 2022 Stockholm Sweden Friends Arena
July 24, 2022 Paris France Stade de France
July 26, 2022 Arnhem Netherlands Gelredome
July 29, 2022
London
United Kingdom
Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
July 30, 2022
North America
August 6, 2022 Toronto Canada Rogers Centre
August 8, 2022 Washington, D.C.
United States
Nationals Park
August 11, 2022 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium
August 15, 2022 Chicago Wrigley Field
August 19, 2022 Boston Fenway Park
August 23, 2022 Dallas Globe Life Field
August 26, 2022 Atlanta Truist Park
August 28, 2022 Hershey Hersheypark Stadium
Asia
September 3, 2022
Tokyo
Japan
Belluna Dome
September 4, 2022
North America
September 8, 2022 San Francisco
United States
Oracle Park
September 10, 2022 Los Angeles Dodger Stadium
September 13, 2022 Houston Minute Maid Park
September 17, 2022 Miami Hard Rock Stadium

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