Lady Gaga has written a new song for Top Gun: Maverick

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New Lady Gaga music is coming, but no, it’s not a brand new album. The multihyphenate has written and recorded a new song, “Hold My Hand,” for the upcoming “Top Gun: Maverick” movie.

Gaga announced the track on social networks on April 27, tweeting, “When I wrote this song for Top Gun: Maverick, I didn’t even realize the multiple layers it covered through the heart of the film, my own psyche and the nature of the world in we lived in. I worked on it for years, I perfected it, I tried to make it ours. I wanted to make the music a song where we share our deep need both to be understood and to trying to understand each other – a desire to be close when we feel so far away and an ability to celebrate life’s heroes.” She then thanked main star Tom Cruise, musician Hans Zimmer and director Joseph Kosinski for the opportunity.

Prior to the reveal, Gaga apparently shared the song’s lyrics on Twitter. A line bed“Hold my hand, everything will be fine, I heard from the sky that the clouds were grey”, while another bed“Draw me close, wrap me in your aching arms, I see you are in pain.”

The singer’s social media announcement continued, “This song is a love letter to the world during and after a very difficult time. I’ve wanted you to hear it for so long. And I’m so excited to have it for you. give in May 3.” On April 29, she tweeted a ten-second snippet of the upcoming track, again teasing the song’s release date.

While “Top Gun: Maverick” was originally slated for release in July 2019, it was first delayed due to the film’s complicated flight sequences and then postponed again due to the pandemic. It will now hit theaters on May 27.

Gaga is no stranger to writing songs for movies. She wrote all the music for “A Star Is Born”, winning an Oscar – along with Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt – for best original song for “Shallow”. The original “Top Gun” movie had one of the most popular soundtracks of all time, including Berlin’s “Take My Breath Away,” which won an Oscar in 1986. No other song from the ” Top Gun: Maverick” has yet to be announced. , but it won’t be a surprise if the movie has a few more music superstars up its sleeve.

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