Madonna: Gaga Song Just a 'Redo' of Mine

It seems she agrees that 'Born This Way' copies 'Express Yourself'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 13, 2012 9:49 AM CST
Madonna: Gaga Song Just a 'Redo' of Mine
Madonna arrives for the UK premiere of WE at a central London cinema, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012.   (AP Photo/Jonathan Short)

No, it's not just you who thinks Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" sounds a lot like Madonna's "Express Yourself": Madonna thinks so, too. The Daily Beast's Cheat Sheet has this little nugget from an upcoming Newsweek profile on the Material Girl: When she first heard "Born This Way," Madonna says, "I thought, What a wonderful way to redo my song. I mean, I recognized the chord changes. I thought it was … interesting." Click for another one of Madonna's passive-aggressive swipes at Gaga. (Read more Madonna stories.)

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