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Music is the eighth studio album by American singer Madonnareleased on September 18, by Maverick and Warner Bros. Following the success of her previous album Ray of Lightshe intended to embark on a tour. However, her record company encouraged her to return to the studio and record new music before going on the road. Music has an Hey Marina - Cameron Hull - Cameron Hull dance-pop and electronica vibe, with influences from rockcountry and folk.
Elaborating a country theme for the album, Madonna reinvented her image as a cowgirl. Music was generally acclaimed by most critics and earned five Grammy Award nominations, ultimately winning one for Best Recording Package given to art director Kevin Reagan. The record was also a commercial success, debuting at number one in over 23 countries across the world and selling four million copies in its first ten days of release. In the United States, Music debuted at number one on the Billboard with first week sales ofunits, making it her first album to top the chart in more than a decade since Amazing - Madonna - Music a Prayer It was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America RIAA for three million units shipped in the United States and has sold over 11 million copies worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling albums during the s century.
Three singles were released from the album. The lead single, " Music ", topped the record charts in 25 countries worldwide and became Madonna's 12th number-one hit on the Billboard Hot It was followed with another Hot top-five hit " Don't Tell Me " and " What It Feels Like for a Girl " which attained the top-ten position in several countries worldwide.
After the critical and commercial success of her album Ray of LightMadonna intended to embark on a new concert tour in Septemberbut due to the delay of her film The Next Best Thingwhich she started filming in Aprilthe tour was cancelled.
The song received mixed reviews, and was a success in European charts. Although not released commercially in the United States, it reached number 29 on the Hot chart due to strong radio airplay.
Byshe became pregnant with her son Rocco, from her relationship with director Guy Ritchie. Buoyed by the commercial success of her previous album, she was keen on getting back to the studio to record new music. Madonna was well disposed towards William Orbitproducer of Ray of Lightbut byhis production and sound had Amazing - Madonna - Music ubiquitous.
Also, the music scene was being dominated by a younger generation of singers like Britney Spears and Christina Aguileraprompting Madonna to look for a distinctive sound within this market. Madonna instantly liked his pitch-shifting, pulverizing rhythms and his utilization of acid bass in his songs. DJ, put a record on Hi, it's Madonna. You've probably been hearing about my new record, Musicfor a while. Well, I just wanted to make sure you knew that the single is gonna drop very soon.
I worked on it with a French guy named Mirwais, and Amazing - Madonna - Music is the shit. The album will be released worldwide on September 19, and I hope you like my music. Madonna approached British house DJ Sasha to work on her album, and began writing new material together. He commented that the material was "quite a little edgier than Ray of Lightelaborating that "It's almost like we started off with a lot of slow ballad songs and she's started to kind of chuck 'em out in favor of more edgy tracks.
The album is getting more kind of fast, very European sounding, very English and French sounding, naturally, 'cause everybody working on it apart from her is English or French.
Pretty exciting, actually. It's like a follow-up for Ray Of Light without stopping still. It's perfect". His manager had to come in and translate everything at first. Music is the future of sound. She commented. I feel like an animal that's, like, ready to be sprung from a cage. I've been living a pretty low-key domestic existence and I miss things. Like, I miss performing, and dancing, and being on the road, that kind of energy. So part of the record Amazing - Madonna - Music about that.
And then the other part is about love. So there's the frivolous side of my life and then there's the —hopefully— non-frivolous side of my Amazing - Madonna - Music . I usually make a record that's one or the other, and I feel I did both on this one". Slant Magazine ' s Sal Cinquemani described the album as having a "more experimental direction".
She said, "This record, more than any other records, covers all the areas of my life. I left off partying on Ray of Light. But I'd just had a baby, so my mood was complete, like wonderment of life, and I was incredibly thoughtful and retrospective and intrigued by the mystical aspects of life. Lots of jangly guitars and moody melancholic lines.
Starting with Put Yourself In My Place (Instrumental) - Various - Dancing Down Orange Street androgynous voice saying "Hey Mr.
DJ, put a record on, I wanna dance with my baby". Above this lyric, Madonna's voice electronically manipulated asks "Do you Amazing - Madonna - Music to boogie woogie? He also said that the song is an expression to her public and it is one of Madonna's catchiest singles of her career. Madonna claimed that the song was the hardest to write.
It is one of Madonna's collaborations with William Orbit for the album. The following track, "I Deserve It", is an acoustic-framed track that is anchored by a hip-hop inflected groove. Madonna said the track "has the strangest juxtaposition of this folky, simple song and this high-tech, ominous synth line. The song has been compared by Madonna to " Beautiful Stranger "saying the reason she fought with her record company to cancel the release as a single was because of the similarity.
The sixth track, "Nobody's Perfect", includes ethereal vocals and a dreamy keyboard. He performed and released the track, originally named "Stop", on his album Scar. His wife Melanie sent a demo of the track to her sister, who liked it and recorded her version. It is framed by soft acoustic guitars and subtle keyboard lines. The following track, "Paradise Not for Me ", has lyrics sung in French, and the lyric "I can't remember, Pamela - Toto - Rosanna - The Very Best Of Toto I was young, I can't explain if it was wrong" reflected an artistic palette, "encompassing diverse musical, textual and visual styles in its lyrics.
Soulful vocals give depth to such striking, cautionary lyrics as "Turn to stone, lose my faith, and I'll be gone. For the artwork for MusicMadonna wore a blue shirt, jeans, red boots and a blue cowboy hat. In it, she faces the camera, while in the background a car and a gas station are seen. The country was a constant theme throughout the design, as the album's title, which was a logo that simulated a buckle, showing the silhouette of a cowboy while riding a horse and a yellow background; the bright colors give a sharp contrast compared to the photograph.
In particular, there is a clear evocation of Judy Garland — a major gay icon — in the artwork". The pictures were shot in Los Angeles, California, in April In an interview with CNN's Style with Elsa KlenschMondino said that he was the one who had the idea of the western themes for the album, and also stated: "[Madonna] wasn't sure at first, but I told her that if she didn't like it I won't charge her. But she loved the final result!
However, we do not realize that while recognizing the importance that the country Amazing - Madonna - Music in American popular culture, and joins a long list of artists who have done this previously. On August 22,a month before the album's official release, all tracks from Music were leaked online through Napster.
Madonna chatted with fans through her first live chat on AOL on the day of Music ' release. The party invites were sent out in white leather boxes, lined with black fur.
A gold necklace was inside with letters spelling out the album's title, and only those wearing the necklaces would be allowed into the club. More than a dozen strippers were in Mr. Dynamite (Original) - Zeebra - Mr. Dynamite to Crooked Moving - Joseph Bishara - The Conjuring 2 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) the Amazing - Madonna - Music in the same theme as from the music video for "Music".
Madonna's then-boyfriend Guy Ritchie was initially denied access into the VIP lounge by a security guard. He apparently got into a shoving match with a bodyguard who did not know who he was. Following the album's release and motherhood, Madonna appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman on November 3,being the first time since her controversial appearance inand performed "Don't Tell Me". After being introduced by Ali G as " Maradona ", she performed the song wearing a T-shirt with the name of Australian recording artist Kylie Minogue printed on it.
It was shown via the internet to an estimated record-breaking 9 million viewers across the world. Che fortuna in Italy, on December 2, Madonna entered onto the stage in a classic Cadillac driven by rapper Bow Wow. The singer emerged from the back seat of the car in a full-length fur coat and a hat, quickly removing the clothes to reveal a tight leather jacket and jeans. The tour was to be started before the year but The Tiger Lillies - MP3 Collection had become pregnant with her son Rocco Ritchie, released Music that year, and married Guy Ritchie in December Jamie King was signed up as the creative director and the choreographer of the show.
Each segment represented a phase of Madonna's career. Several changes were made to the final shows in Los Angeles after the September 11 attacks : Madonna wore an American flag kilt during the show's opening segment as a display of patriotismthe closing of "Mer Girl" part II was altered to remove the staged shooting of a character; Madonna instead put the gun down, hugged him and they Tell Me - Ponder, Harp & Jennings - Only Jesus the stage together.
The macabre cannibalism-themed "Funny Song" was removed. Some compared it with Madonna's older songs, like " Into the Groove and " Holiday " It reached Amazing - Madonna - Music number four and spent eight weeks in the top ten of the Billboard Hot It received positive appreciation from contemporary critics. The song lost the top-twenty on the official chart of the United States, but it was a success on the US dance charts.
Reviewers criticized the video for being overly violent and graphic. Madonna felt that "Amazing" was too similar to her previous single " Beautiful Stranger "so they were deadlocked. At Meteoriticwhich assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from Sollten Alle Untergehen - Chakuza - City Cobra publications, the album received an average score of 80, Amazing - Madonna - Music on 16 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews.
Amazing - Madonna - Music folky acoustic guitars and a vaguely spiritual bent to her lyrics like those on Ray of Lightit's a weird and fresh-sounding album.
In the way it tiptoes around sundry moods and beats, Music is frustratingly inconsistent, as if Madonna herself weren't sure where to venture next. At times, it feels like a collection of sounds -- clever, intriguing ones, to be sure -- that seek to compensate for ordinary melodies and Madonna's stoic delivery. Spin said that the album "is a much-needed breath of fresh VapoRub.
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