The video is the first in a new series called 'Making Joanne'

Lady Gaga has shared the first episode in a new video series called Making Joanne.

The videos show behind-the-scenes footage of her creating her new album, which was released yesterday (October 21).

In the first episode, she can be seen dancing around a studio to one of the album’s tracks, ‘A-Yo’, while wearing a Pokémon mask.

At one point, Gaga and producer Mark Ronson are discussing the song when he tells her it needs “danger” and “it’s gotta have that Michelle Pfeiffer, that white gold, ice cold”. The singer responds by saying: “Yeah I know it needs to be as good as fucking ‘Uptown Funk’. Fuck you.”

She continues: “‘You know, it needs to be like the biggest song of the year that I wrote’. I’ve only been trying to do that for the last three months.”

Watch the video above, via MTV.

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Lady Gaga has spoken out in response to David Bowie‘s son Duncan Jones’ criticism of her GRAMMYs performance, revealing that ‘it hurt’.

The ‘Joanne’ and ‘Perfect Illusion’ star performed a tribute performance in honour of Bowie at this year’s GRAMMY Awards. Joined by Nile Rodgers, she ran through a medley of hits by the Thin White Duke – before his son, acclaimed director Duncan Jones, slammed it as ‘overexcited, irrational and mentally confused’.

Speaking to NME for this week’s cover story, Gaga said “I don’t know why people compare me to David Bowie, because there will never be another David Bowie and I don’t think anyone is comparable to him.

“Maybe because I stole his lightning bolt for my first video, but it was an homage to my greatest inspiration. I don’t know, it makes me uncomfortable, I should say – I just want to be me.”

Revealing that the GRAMMYs performance was ‘devastating’ and ‘extremely difficult, she continued: “I really did not want to do it when they first called me because it was so soon after and I felt very uncomfortable.

“I did my very best to put together something that I hoped would be the showstopper of the night. All I wanted was for when the Grammys were over, for people to talk of nothing but David Bowie, and I think I achieved that.”

Responding to Duncan Jones’ Tweet, she told us: “It did hurt. But what are you going to do? I can’t… it’s his father, you know. Whatever he was feeling in that moment I have compassion and love for him. But yes, of course it hurt. I still have to trust and believe in myself as a Bowie fan. I’m not his family, and the thing is, that’s his father. His father is not David Bowie, his father is David Jones.

“I’m sure that was difficult to watch and of course, I called many people on David’s team before I even begun doing that project and it’s unfortunate, what can I say? But God bless him, you know?”