The Edge of Glory
|"The Edge of Glory"|
|Single by Lady Gaga|
|from the album Born This Way|
|Released||May 9, 2011|
|Recorded||2010; The Living Room Studios, Oslo, Norway|
4:20 (radio edit)
|Certification||3× Platinum (RIAA)|
|Lady Gaga singles chronology|
The song peaked at number 3 in the US and Canada, number 2 in Australia, and number 6 in the UK. The RIAA certified the song triple-Platinum on February 29, 2016, for sales and shipments of 3 million copies in the United States alone.
Music video[change | change source]
Gaga is shown on a fire escape of an apartment building in New York City. Clarence Clemons, who played the saxophone for American singer Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, is seen playing the instrument throughout the video. Shortly after appearing in the video, Clemons died from a stroke.
The video was supposed to show Gaga under the sea but was canceled due to creative disagreements.
References[change | change source]
- "Gold & Platinum - RIAA" (in en-US). RIAA. https://www.riaa.com/gold-platinum/?tab_active=default-award&ar=GaGa&ti=Edge#search_section.
- "E Street Band's Clarence Clemons Dies at 69". Rolling Stone. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/e-street-bands-clarence-clemons-dies-at-69-20110618.
- "Edge of Drama: What Happened With Lady Gaga’s ‘The Edge Of Glory’ Video?" (in en). MTV News. http://www.mtv.com/news/2581140/lady-gaga-edge-of-glory-video-controversy-joseph-kahn/.