"The Stage" is a song excerpt written by Lady Gaga in 2013. She sung a short preview as an intro on August 25, 2013 during her MTV Video Music Awards ceremony opening performance. However, it is unknown if she wrote or recorded a full version for ARTPOP.


I can feel my heart beating in your hands.
My aura and yours meeting in this dance.
Pull the trigger I'm ready it's showtime!

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