Lady Gaga kicks off iTunes festival
The 27-year-old singer made her first UK performance in almost a year, rocking the stage almost half-an-hour late dressed as a bandit brandishing a knife, with a black bandana covering the lower half of her face.
The star – who was forced to cut her ‘Born This Way Ball’ tour when she underwent surgery in February – took to the hoards of screaming fans, known as Little Monsters, at the Roundhouse in Camden, North London, saying: “To say that I’ve missed you, it’s a bit of an understatement. When I’m without you, I can’t live.”
Gaga – real name is Stefani Germanotta – compared herself to Dorothy from the children’s story The Wizard of Oz, claiming she finally felt like she’s home. She explained: “I’m a bit like Dorothy right now – there’s no place like home.”
Gaga played an hour-long set performing seven songs from her upcoming third studio album ‘ARTPOP’ which a host of celebrity fans in the audience including Adele, Niall Horan from One Direction and TV personality Arlene Phillips.