So, the music doesn’t really get going until about the eight-minute mark, with Gaga filling the first chunk of the epic 13:48 minute “Marry the Night” vid with spoken word dialogue and Girl, Interrupted-esque exposition. Even so, this video is packed with a ridiculous amount of scene changes — a little ballet (Black Swan homage?), a little psych ward, some nudity, cheerios and fashion from the Future, obvs.
She told E! that the video was inspired by the “worst day of my life” when she thought her dreams were slipping away from her when her first record label Island Def Jam dropped her.