Gaga's dip into Nashville waters is no surprise to those who know her. She told Rolling Stone Country
in a 2016 interview that she is a big fan of country music, especially Johnny Cash and Garth Brooks. "When I was little, my father used to play 'Friends In Low Places
' really loud in the basement, and I'd catch him down there dancing by himself, screaming real loud," she recalled. "I thought it was cool."