It was written by Gaga, Paul "DJ White Shadow" Blair, Dino Zisis, and Nick Monson and produced by Gaga and Rick Rubin.
Following her hip surgery and cancellation of the Born This Way Ball tour, Gaga became addicted to drugs, which helped her get relief from the pain of surgery and also to cope with her sabbatical.
"Countdown" is a song recorded by American singer Beyoncé for her fourth studio album, 4 (2011).
The song was written by Knowles, Terius Nash, Shea Taylor, Ester Dean, Cainon Lamb, Julie Frost, Michael Bivins, Nathan Morris and Wanya Morris, and produced by Beyoncé, Taylor and Lamb.
The song's conception was brought about by Knowles desiring to mix musical styles of the 1990s with the 1970s.
It was sent to radio on October 4, 2011 as the fourth single from 4.
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