By Monica Herrera | 07/19/2011 - 12:32
The Way Lady Gaga first met Fernando Garibay, four-and-a-half years ago, still makes him smile. “She was pretty much in her underwear waiting outside the door to my studio,” the Mexican American producer and songwriter remembers. “It was love at first sight.”
The feeling was mutual, as the Mother Monster invited Garibay to write songs with her at almost every stop on her 18-month world tour, which wrapped in May 2011—and tapped him as musical director for her album, Born This Way. “Overseeing the album for the biggest artist on the planet? No problem!” he says.
By Angie Romero | 05/23/2011 - 12:42
The biggest pop star in the world drops her eagerly anticipated sophomore album today, Born This Way, and we couldn’t be more thrilled that she is embracing Latinos on it. But we can’t just credit Lady Gaga—we have to give props to Fernando Garibay, the genius songwriter and producer who oversaw the Mother Monster’s album as musical director since March 2010.