The 33-year-old singer is a futuristic warrior princess in her new "Stupid Love" music video and the Monsters are here for it!
Set in a desert-like land, probably in space, Gaga leads her people to war while wearing a skimpy metallic pink bikini that matches her hair and face paint.
Like their leader, Gaga's followers are all dressed in pink futuristic costumes -- think TheFifth Element meets Mad Max -- when a color-coded battle breaks out among the other tribes.
The up-tempo song is set against the striking visuals -- which also includes telekinetic powers, over-the-top costumes, gladiatorial battles and big dance numbers.
ET spoke to Tom Feeney, a Los Angeles based performer, who is featured in the new music video, which was shot entirely on the iPhone 11 Pro. Feeney, who is first shown in a blue bandana and a denim ensemble in the video, says they rehearsed and shot everything in January.
"We woke up at 5 a.m. for hair and makeup, and the sunrise on set every morning was insane," he recalls. "The rock formations really made it feel like another planet. ... 'Stupid Love' had an ensemble of 50, easily the most diverse group of dancers I'd ever seen working on a project like this. Everyone brought something different to the table, and I think [Gaga's creative director] Richy really highlighted everyone's strength."
Of course, filming had to be kept top secret.
"They had us check our phones before every rehearsal to keep everything super confidential," he shares. "It changed the dynamic of the rehearsals, because dancers couldn't check their phones on break and instead would talk and connect with each other. Being out in the desert with everyone for the weekend felt like a dream. I'll never forget it."
He was also blown away by watching Gaga at work.
"It was a master class," he says. "She would direct before and after each take, and then transform in front of the camera. She spoke with heart [and] with intention."
Gaga recently opened up about the new song, and her upcoming album, on New Music Daily with Zane Lowe on Apple Music, and explained how her own romantic experiences and lessons in love influenced the creation of "Stupid Love."
"I know everyone in the world has different relationships with love, but guess what? I'm pretty sure that when we all decide to be vulnerable, it's really scary, and I think it's very scary for a lot of people," Gaga shared. "There's all kinds of laws and constructs and things that have built all around us and, you know, what I really want to do [is for] this song to come out and I'd love for it to collapse as many of those walls as possible and for people to be saying, 'I want your stupid love. I love you.'"
Gaga announced earlier this week that she was releasing "Stupid Love" and its music video just weeks after the song was leaked online. The single is off her highly anticipated untitled sixth studio album, which will be her first since Joanne in 2016.
"I want people to dance and feel happy," Gaga said of her forthcoming album. "Someone asked me the other day what my goal was with this album and it actually sounds ridiculous when I say it out loud, but I said, 'I would like to put out music that a big chunk of the world will hear, and it will become a part of their daily lives and make them happy every single day."