I felt like people were holding me to a pretty high standard. Everybody’s hooting and hollering because I didn’t sell 20,00,000 records this time, which I did with my first album. And you know, it’s not easy to replicate that. I don’t have a formula. […] I have to make sure everything is okay. Because it wasn’t. You know, it’s one thing to put a train on the tracks. But it’s another thing to keep the train on the tracks. You can’t just let a train out on the tracks and run it out. I crashed.
Lady Gaga speaking to Anthony Mason of CBS Sunday Morning With Charles Osgood, which will air on September 21st at 9am ET (via ladyxgaga)