The cover was designed by artist Jeff Koons, he of giant metal balloon animals and Jay Z shout-outs fame.
“One second I’m a Koons, then suddenly the Koons is me!”-Gaga tweeted,
when she sent out the picture of the cover. That’s not actually her on the cover—it’s a very convincing sculpture of the nude Gaga, with a signature Koons reflective-metal ball cover up her naughty bits.
ARTPOP will drop on November 11. The lead single “Applause” is currently sitting at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 and another single is reportedly coming soon.