Lady Gaga Announces 'Monster Ball' DVD, 'Born This Way' Remix Album

Lady Gaga Announces 'Monster Ball' DVD, 'Born This Way' Remix Album

<p>Lady Gaga announced a live Blu-Ray/DVD release that chronicles her blockbuster tour, as well as a "Born This Way" remix album.</p>

Last month, Taylor Swift announced the Nov. 21 release of "Speak Now World Tour - Live," a live Blu-Ray/DVD set that chronicles her most recent blockbuster tour. On Friday (Oct. 7), Lady Gaga announced a live Blu-Ray/DVD release that chronicles her own blockbuster tour -- and, coincidentally, it's set to hit stores on Nov. 21.

Aside from sharing a release date with T-Swift's live set, however, "Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour at Madison Square Garden" is a bit of a different release than "Speak Now World Tour - Live." For one, "The Monster Ball Tour" was already seen by 1.2 million little monsters when the live special first aired on HBO in May, although the DVD will include never-before-seen footage.

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In addition, the "Monster Ball Tour" DVD will be accompanied by the release of "Born This Way The Remix," a 14-track album in which artists like "Pumped Up Kicks" stars Foster The People, mysterious R&B artist the Weeknd and Michael Woods take a crack at Gaga's latest opus. "Born This Way The Remix" follows last year's "The Remix," a collection of "The Fame" and "The Fame Monster" reworkings which featured contributions from Pet Shop Boys, Passion Pit and Alphabeat and has sold 249,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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Two other Gaga items are also slated to arrive on Nov. 21: a new, 17-track edition of "Born This Way," as well as the pop star's "Lady Gaga x Terry Richardson" book. The extended "Born This Way" album, "Remix" album and "Monster Ball Tour" DVD will be bundled together in a package called "Born This Way, The Collection."

The announcement caps off a week in which the music video for Lady Gaga's giddy duet with Tony Bennett, "The Lady is a Tramp," premiered, and the pop star was tapped as the subject for an upcoming biopic on Lifetime. Imagine what Mother Monster will accomplish next week.