Lady Gaga wrote ‘Bad Kids’ for “extraordinary people”.
The eccentric singer penned the track for those who have had troubled times in their younger days, to prove it is possible to still do well and to urge her fans to be true to themselves.
Producer and collaborator Fernando Garibay said: “Just because you’re a bad kid growing up, doesn’t mean you’re a bad person. And a lot of bad kids end up being extraordinary people, like Lady Gaga, and she wanted to make people who had a rough start or maybe not the most ideal circumstances have a voice and a message. And it’s basically about staying true to yourself and if you’re bad, so what? You can still be great. There’s good, bad and I think that’s pretty much what it’s talking about.”
The singer was hit with inspiration to write the track during a concert, and started work on the song as soon as she came off stage.
Fernando recalled to MTV News: “‘Bad Kids’ is something that we all collaborated with – Gaga, DJ White Shadow and me. Gaga came offstage one night, I remember, and she said, ‘I have this idea for a song, ‘Bad Kids.” ”
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