Years ago, Don Quixote told me that Lady Gaga is a genuinely talented performer. I protested, saying she’s just an auto-tuned exhibitionist. Tonight, at the Academy Awards, it turned out that, as is often the case, Don Quixote was right. Tonight, Lady Gaga did a staggeringly good Sound of Music tribute. It was the kind of thing that makes you entirely rethink a performer — and hope that she’s turning over a new leaf.
I’ll update this post with a better quality video when I can, but this will do until then:
UPDATED: I substituted in a functioning, high-quality video.