“Bad Romance” represents the Fear of Love Monster from the eight new songs in Lady Gaga’s re-release of The Fame.
Gaga talked to Grazia about writing this record saying:
I was in Russia, then Germany, and spent a lot of time in Eastern Europe. There is this amazing German house-techno music, so I wanted to make a pop experimental record. I kind of wanted to leave the ‘80s a little bit, so the chorus is a '90s melody, which is what the inspiration was. There was certainly some whisky involved in the writing of the record. It’s about being in love with your best friend.