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The Composer Behind the 'Chromatica II' / '911' Transition on Lady Gaga's Album Is Speaking Out

The Composer Behind the 'Chromatica II' / '911' Transition on Lady Gaga's Album Is Speaking Out

One of the most talked about moments on Lady Gaga‘s new album Chromatica is the transition between the instrumental track “Chromatica II” and the song “911.”

Now, the composer who wrote “Chromatica II” with Gaga is opening up about how they came up with the song.

Morgan Kibby told EW, “’Chromatica II’ was the final piece we composed, and at that point it was clear to Gaga that it should fall right before ’911,’ which was already complete. I remember this moment in the studio so clearly, because she lit up, and without any words I flipped the keyboard around, pulled up the string sound she was envisioning, and she started to play this amazing marcato idea. From there, we massaged it, and I focused on the harmonies and dynamics to make sure it amped the energy up.”

Morgan added, “Ultimately none of us had any idea people would embrace this small moment as such a highlight. It brings me so much joy that one of my favorite moments with her, personally, ended up being some of her fans’ favorites, musically.”

See some of the best reactions to the transition!

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