"Alejandro" is a single from Lady Gaga's album The Fame Monster. The single is composed as a midtempo (medium speed) and Europop-influenced song with an uplifting melody. Critics portrayed the song as heavily influenced by pop groups such as Ace of Base. They gave this song mostly positive reviews. This was the seventh song by Lady Gaga to hit the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was released in 2010. It reached the top five in the US and Canada, while reaching the top ten in the UK.