Because it seems, Girl Gaga’s efficiency on the 2023 Academy Awards was a spur-of-the-moment determination. Talking with The Hollywood Reporter, Oscar producer Ricky shared that Gaga had approached their workforce about doing a reside efficiency for her Oscar-nominated monitor — and needed it to be as stripped-down as doable.
“[On] Thursday, at four-something, we obtained a textual content that she needed to attempt one thing, did not have time to place collectively an enormous efficiency, however needed it to be uncooked and other people to see the true Gaga,” he stated. “With a voice like that, you do not want far more than that.” And he was proper! The viewers was capable of deal with the emotion of the music as an alternative of superfluous theatrics, which made Gaga shine all through the efficiency.
“Maintain My Hand” is a music that Gaga admitted was near her coronary heart. In a prolonged Instagram submit about her work for “Prime Gun: Maverick,” she shared that it was one thing she had been engaged on for fairly a while as a tribute to our private heroes. “I did not even understand the a number of layers it spanned throughout the movie’s coronary heart, my very own psyche, and the character of the world we have been residing in. I have been engaged on it for years, perfecting it, attempting to make it ours,” she penned. “I needed to make music right into a music the place we share our deep must each be understood and attempt to perceive one another — a longing to be shut once we really feel so distant and a capability to have a good time life’s heroes.”