Lady Gaga: Born This Way (Polydor) ***
Andy Gill, The Independent, 20 May 2011
FIRST THINGS FIRST: that cover is simply awful, its adolescent heavy-metal imagery — "ride me, wild one!" — effectively destroying in a single stroke Lady Gaga's methodically built reputation as a serious style icon with an intelligent grasp on her own visual presentation.
Total word count of piece: 485