The Fandom Will Always be Divided. A Meditation on Chromatica.

When an artist/musical performer reaches a certain level of fame, everything they do will be measured not only against their peers but against themselves. Every new single, video, album and outfit will be held up against a previous single, video, album, or outfit. Being one of the top superstars in the music world, Lady Gaga is far from immune.

After The Fame, The Fame Monster, and Born this Way, Artpop was ridiculed for being “different,” and “out there.” Even when she pivoted to Cheek to Cheek before crossing over to…