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Lady Gaga Joins The Rolling Stones for the Debut Performance of 'Sweet Sounds of Heaven' at Surprise Club Show

Lady Gaga Joins The Rolling Stones for the Debut Performance of 'Sweet Sounds of Heaven' at Surprise Club Show

The rock legends celebrated the release of their new album 'Hackney Diamonds' with a special show at Racket NYC

<p>Kevin Mazur/Getty</p> Lady Gaga and The Rolling Stones

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Lady Gaga and The Rolling Stones

Two of the biggest music stars of their generation linked up last night — and performed at none other than a 650-person club in New York City!

On Thursday Oct. 19, The Rolling Stones celebrated the release of their first album in 18 years, Hackney Diamonds, by playing a special show at the Manhattan venue Racket NYC. The rock legends performed a handful of classics and songs off of their new record, and for the encore, Lady Gaga stepped out to join them on their new collaboration “Sweet Sounds of Heaven.”

Footage of the "Bloody Mary" musician, 37, singing alongside the band featuring Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood surfaced on social media following their performance.

<p>Kevin Mazur/Getty</p> The Rolling Stones and Lady Gaga

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The Rolling Stones and Lady Gaga

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With her hair in a blonde shag and styled in a glitzy, asymmetrical black-and-red jumpsuit and matching scarf, the Grammy winner channeled a ‘70s rocker look. Her edgy prowess came out in the performance, too, as she delivered powerhouse vocals throughout the gospel-inspired rock song.

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The A Star is Born actress and Jagger, 80, had a playful back and forth, facing each other as they took turns wailing, “Oh yeah!” before ending the performance together at the front of the stage in an embrace.

It was a full circle moment for Gaga: In 2008, she celebrated the release of her debut album with The Fame Ball event at the same venue, back when it was known as Highline Ballroom.

<p>Kevin Mazur/Getty</p> The Rolling Stones

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The Rolling Stones

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Gaga’s appearance was among the many highlights of the special concert. The rock icons also played “Shattered,” “Angry,” “Whole Wide World,” “Tumbling Dice,” “Bite My Head Off” and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” giving as much energy throughout the humble club gig as they would at a stadium show.

A handful of famous fans came out to support the band including Chris Rock, Christie Brinkley, Christy Turlington, Dan Reynolds, Daniel Craig, Dianna Agron, Ed Burns, Elvis Costello, Jimmy Fallon, Jemima Kirke, Keegan-Michael Key, Mary Kate Olsen, Minka Kelly, Questlove, Rachel Weisz, Taylor Hill and Trevor Noah.

Before Gaga joined the rockers for the finale, she watched the show from the side stage, dancing along to the set.

<p>Kevin Mazur/Getty</p> The Rolling Stones

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The Rolling Stones

On Friday, The Rolling Stones released Hackney Diamonds. It marks their first album since 2005’s A Bigger Bang and their first release without drummer Charlie Watts, who died in August 2021 at the age of 80.

The 12-track record features several collaborations, in addition to “Sweet Sounds of Heaven,” which also sees Stevie Wonder joining the band and the “Hold My Hand” singer. Paul McCartney assists them on bass on “Bit My Head Off,” and Elton John provides keys on “Get Close” and “Live By The Sword.”

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Jagger previously opened up about working with the Chromatica star in an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1.

"She's a really great singer, and I'd never heard her sing quite that style before," the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer said.

He explained the recording was done "live in the room,” and shared, “That was a great experience, her just coming in the room and her just opening up and seeing her bits and feeling her way and then getting more confident."

The Stones frontman continued, "And then we came back and then did some extra parts that we hadn't done on the day and then we did some tidying up and we were just in the overdub room, really face-to-face, getting them really tight, the parts really tight, and then being slightly competitive and screaming."

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