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Vol. 6 No. 2 (2020): Religion and Popular Music

Interlude. Combating Gender Norms with a Lipstick-Gun: Lady Gaga's JUDAS

June 11, 2020


"Judas" is a track on Lady Gaga's album Born this way which was released in 2011. Given that it attracted a lot of attention not only in popular media but also in several academic works, this might indicate the potential for discussion within this specific religious theme. Many questions, including whether the message of the song intends to criticize religion or whether Judas could potentially be blasphemous, were raised.