Lady Gaga kicked off the iTunes Festival at London’s Roundhouse last night with her “Swinefest,” playing seven all-new tracks from her album ARTPOP. Fans were treated to “Aura,” “MANiCURE,” “ARTPOP,” “Jewels and Drugs,” “Sex Dreams,” “Swine,” “I Wanna Be With You,” and “Applause.” But with Gaga, it’s all about the fans. The BuzzFeed whiteboard was out in force to record their instant emotional reactions.
1. This guy was inspired.
2. He reckons she’s an icon.
3. She likes drawing lovehearts.
4. This guy has a special request.
5. This girl cried.
6. She’s overwhelmed.
7. This guy’s a Slayer fan as well.
8. This guy mistakenly thought he had gone to a Genesis show.
9. She does not believe Lady Gaga to be a robot.
10. This girl looks like she’s about to fall over.
11. She has come dressed as a pig.
12. This guy’s just breaking down.
13. She can’t cope.
15. He has exceptionally large handwriting.
16. Yes, it’s another pig.
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