Lady Gaga has admitted a bout of "chronic sadness" helped her write her new album. "I have a chronic sadness that recurs," Gaga - real name Stefani Germanotta - told OK magazine. "The lowest point was in Australia in May. I was overwhelmingly sad and I didn't know why because I had all these things to be happy about.
"I went to the studio and played for hours and I wrote what is going to be the greatest record of my career, a beautiful song about my father," she added. "I remember watching the mascara tears flood the ivories and I thought, 'It's OK to be sad'. I've been trained to love my darkness."
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