TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of Madonna’s ‘True Blue’
Madonna’s terrific third album solidified her blonde ambition, cemented her global superstardom, and silenced many of her remaining detractors. separates the two. Photo: Steven Meisel So yeah, without a doubt, Madonna was my first bona fide TRIBUTE: Celebrating 30 Years of Madonna’s ‘True Blue’ Happy 30th Anniversary to Madonna’s True Blue, originally released June 30, 1986. [Stream album and challenges the listener to contemplate not just Madonna’s overt sexuality on full and glorious within the “guilty pleasure” bucket for most Madonna fans, myself included. Madonna’s eponymous 1983 Madonna watch videos below] When Madonna’s breakthrough sophomore album Like a Virgin was released in
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, as discussing her lifestyle became more common. However, one of Madonna's greatest achievements is Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Madonna’s musical legacy and share your personal New York, the pair formed the Breakfast Club, a pop/dance group. Madonna originally played drums for Happy Birthday to Madonna, Born August 16, 1958 their personas. Madonna is such a star. She rocketed to stardom so quickly in 1984 that it obscured Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Madonna’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of her with us. Madonna sexuality. Arguably, Madonna was the first female pop star to have complete control of her music and
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Madonna’s ‘Erotica’
, 1992. When Madonna unveiled her provocatively titled fifth studio album Erotica in the fall of 1992 compilation which remains her best-selling record of all time. Madonna also proved busy on the silver screen during this time, delivering one of the finest music documentaries ever made in 1991’s Madonna Happy 25th Anniversary to Madonna’s fifth studio album Erotica, originally released October 20 TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Madonna’s ‘Erotica’ Own released in July 1992. And lest we forget that in April 1992, Madonna co-founded Maverick Records Madonna
ALBUMISM SELECTS: Madonna’s 10 Greatest Albums, Ranked & Revisited
Next summer marks two noteworthy events in the divine Madonna Louise Ciccone’s personal and We’ve compiled our team members’ votes for the 10 greatest studio albums in Madonna’s prolific catalog and the consensus rankings are presented here. Madonna certainly incorporated club-driven inspirations, Erotica is the first of Madonna’s long players 60!” Here at Albumism, we celebrate Madonna’s musical and cultural legacy every day, and the to say, Madonna knew what she was capable of. Madonna’s debut LP landed at No. 8 and was certified of her 60th birthday, while collectively—and incredulously—swearing that “there’s no way Madonna is ALBUMISM SELECTS: Madonna’s 10 Greatest Albums, Ranked & Revisited Madonna
WELCOME BACK WAX: Madonna’s Early ‘90s Gems ‘Erotica’ & ‘Bedtime Stories’ Return on Vinyl This Week
Earlier this summer, Rhino/Warner Bros. reissued Madonna’s first four studio albums—Madonna (1983 (“Bad Girl,” “Rain,” “Take a Bow”), the combination of which showcased Madonna’s musical maturation table book Sex, which Madonna released in conjunction with Erotica? If you’re a lifelong Madonna fan add the vinyl versions to your collection now? PRE-ORDER Madonna’s Erotica and Bedtime Stories vinyl reissues via Amazon here and here WATCH: Madonna WELCOME BACK WAX: Madonna’s Early ‘90s Gems ‘Erotica’ & ‘Bedtime Stories’ Return on Vinyl This Week Stories’ (1994) showcased Madonna’s musical maturation at the time.
INTERVIEW: Dreamin’ On with N’Dea Davenport of the Brand New Heavies
Christopher A. Daniel spoke with the soulful siren about her storied career, collaborations with Guru, connections to Madonna, and much more. .” What’s also not common knowledge in musical spheres is the extent of Davenport’s ties to megastar Madonna ” and sang on the majority of the sequence on the I’m Breathless LP. “Madonna was one of the most disciplined at the time that I’ve ever met,” Davenport acknowledges. Madonna actually wanted Davenport to Madonna Madonna’s proposition, still greatly admires the Material Girl. Davenport believes she made the best
WATCH: Kacy Hill Shares Magnetic New Single "Lion" from Forthcoming Debut Album
Produced by Stuart Price (Madonna, Kylie Minogue, The Killers), the melodic new track is “one of . Produced by British producer extraordinaire Stuart Price (Madonna, Kylie Minogue, The Killers), the
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bassist Gidget Gein and keyboardist Madonna Wayne-Gacy, the group -- originally dubbed Marilyn Manson
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than Madonna. Her voice is incredible and passionate, her songs alternate between funky and heart-in
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dancefloors and runways on fire, much like Madonna's "Vogue" three years prior. He rode the wave of sudden
VIDEO PLAYLIST: 25 Terrific Tracks Inspired by Prince
coverage of Prince here WATCH: Sheila E. | “The Glamorous Life” Chaka Khan | “I Feel for You” Madonna
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-oriented direction. The result was Jagged Little Pill, which was released in 1995 on Madonna's label
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wake of Madonna's success, many dance-pop divas filled the charts, but out of them all, Paula Abdul
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Madonna's Warner-affiliated Maverick label. NdegéOcello's debut album, 1993's Plantation Lullabies, was
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 10 Years of Seal’s ‘System’
music director. Price had just completed work on Madonna’s sterling veteran affair Confessions on a
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and his band mates went on tour with pop star Madonna. The pairing proved to be a terrible mismatch with Madonna fans, booing the loud and rowdy rappers. The group fared much better the following
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Lenny Kravitz’s ‘Mama Said’
year prior, his penmanship credits on superstar Madonna’s erotically suggestive “Justify My Love
Look What We Got: CeCe Peniston’s Debut Album ‘Finally’ Turns 25
Everybody,” “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” by C&C Music Factory, and Madonna’s “Vogue,” and
ALBUM REVIEW: Blondie Return in Fine, Fun Form with Electrifying Eleventh LP ‘Pollinator’
was irrepressible, imprinted on everyone and everything, from Madonna to No Doubt. An unlikely
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) R&B (Mary J. Blige, TLC, Monica) Rock (Mick Jagger), Pop (Madonna, Lady Gaga) and jazz (Robert
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