If you closed your eyes and listened to Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s version of ‘The Lady Is A Tramp’ without seeing any visuals, you’d think it was a rather classy, rather faithful rendition of the track featuring two vocalists who complement each other beautifully.
It also allows us to see a different side of Gaga – that tucked deeply away behind the costumes and the outrageous star premise is a woman who knows how to deliver a song.
If you watch the official video, posted earlier this morning Australian time, it’s like witnessing two very different worlds colliding.
There’s 85 year old Tony looking demure and suave in his suit, while just metres away is Gaga, dressed in a black lace number, topped off with her outrageously turquoise hair, red lips and black eyeliner.
The look on Tony’s face right at the end says it all…