We have 4 new tracks from Madonna
- trashy, button pressing track with major queer star
- sleek and gleaming duet with world’s biggest streaming star attached to a widely discussed prestige drama
- 3 spoken word sections on one of the most thoughtful pop albums of past year.
And may have more...
I love the physicality of vinyl but if there ever was an album meant for a pristine digital experience it’s this one.
Ive listened through TV, headphones,
good headphones, car stereo and I’ve heard different layers with each. This stuff was crafted.
Interview with Jo Whiley
Nice interview - talking about the music but also some lovely discussion of their wider life.
If anyone finds When You Mess Up too *ahem* challenging listen to their acoustic version. It may win you round.
As will an astonishing take on Nothing Left to Lose.
It’s peak Madonna in that the whole package- odd rhythm, potentially self indulgent lyrics (but they're just straightforward honest), an atonal keyboard solo breakdown(what?!), a post chorus-chorus and then another post chorus-chorus with Donna and Niki coming in for a finale that recalls Rescue...