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  1. Other Artists Who Hate Their Biggest Hit: Madonna

    It would take deep, deep pockets to convince Madonna to burst into one “Like a Virgin.” In a 2008 interview with New York’s Z100 FM radio station, Madonna admitted, “I'm not sure I can sing 'Holiday' or 'Like a Virgin' ever again. I just can't, unless somebody paid me, like, $30 million or something.” In 2009, Madonna told reporters that just hearing “Like a Virgin” out on the town miffs the pop star. “For some reason people think that when you go to a restaurant or you are going shopping that you want to hear one of your own songs. It's usually 'Like a Virgin' and that is the one I don't want to hear." http://mentalfloss.com/article/51906/10-artists-who-hated-their-biggest-hit
  2. Other LanaxGaga's Top 50 songs of the year [First update!]

    Yes, the rumors are true, i'm a terrible grapic designer, but beyond that point, i'll be hosting my first anual ranking of the best songs of 2017 2017 has been an eventful year, with a lot of releases, some of them were good and some of them were... Regardless of that, a lot of gems were released this year and not only songs wise, but also albums wise but for that type of ranking, you have other users I'll be finishing this ranking in less than a week, i'll reveal 10 songs this day and i'll reveal the top 10 in groups of 5, meaning that by monday i should have the ranking finished Either way, i'm excited to share my favorite songs of the year and hear your commentary about them, wheter you disagree with them or you agree I'll be revealing the first batch of songs later today, so stay tuned!
  3. Other GLORY's 15 Albums of 2017 Countdown

    Hello legends and welcome to my countdown of my favourite releases of the year! I will start revealing my honourable mentions later on so stay perched Also I would tag people but idk who to tag because I haven't been that active lately so this might flop for filth
  4. Other KOTC- Top 40 Songs + Top 15 Albums of 2017

    Hello and Welcome to my thread where I will countdown my 40 Top songs of 2017!! Many major albums have released this year and a few of those songs will appear on this list somewhere. But the magic question is which song will be #1? Take a ride with me and find out! Along with the Top 40 songs I am counting down my personal picks for Top Albums this year Top 40 Songs @Entea @Chris Morlock @Royale @Simón. @Royalty @Milk @DW @TattooedHeart @Monster @LaToya Jackson @Freaky Prince @TomTom2288 @Hylia @BEAUX @#Music @gengar
  5. Other Gaga called Joanne a "bitch"

    Is she referring to her Joanne persona or to her dead aunt? I-
  6. Other MDNA Skin "Onyx Black" & "The Reinvention Cream" promotional videos

    I love how extra the second one is "The Reinvention Cream"
  7. Other Rihanna speaks out against bullying

    Such a queen
  8. Other Venus XCX's 17 Best Albums of 2017! (#17-12 revealed)

    Welcome to Venus XCX's 17 Best Albums of 2017 Countdown Thread! Venus XCX's Opening Statement: Album List:
  9. ACT ONE THE SOUND OF MUSIC INTRO 1) COME INTO MY WORLD 2) LOVE AFFAIR 3) LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT 4) FEVER ACT TWO ODE TO JOY INTRO 5) SPINNING AROUND (WITH ELEMENTS OF SEPTEMBER) ACT THREE WHERE IS THE FEELING INTRO WITH ELEMENTS OF FRAGILE 6) FRAGILE - PUT YOURSELF IN MY PLACE (WITH ELEMENTS OF TEARDROP) ACT FOUR GBI INTRO 7) CONFIDE IN ME 8) MORE MORE MORE 9) YOUR LOVE ACT FIVE 10) ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS 11) THE LOCOMOTION 12) IN YOUR EYES (IN FULL) ACT SIX SAME INTRO EXCEPT USING SOME ELEMENTS OF BUTTERFLY AS WELL 13) BUTTERFLY 14) LIGHT YEARS - I FEEL LOVE 15) I SHOULD BE SO LUCKY - DREAMS ACT SEVEN 16) BURNING UP 17) BETTER THE DEVIL YOU KNOW ENCORE 18) CANT GET YOU OUT OF MY HEAD (WITH ELEMENTS OF BLUE MONDAY)
  10. Other All of Taylor's latest RIAA certifications

    Making another thread for this so we can have all the latest RIAA receipts piled into one thread Albums: Singles: *just a note that ARIAA's metrics include YouTube streams
  11. Bjork played CupcakKe during a DJ set

  12. Other Hey Hey Hey the next single?

    X a reliable source as per ATRL. Music video supposedly dropping on December 17. Slay Slay Slay getting that single treatment
  13. Other Lana is selling a jacket for $170

    now sis get that coin from the stans ig https://store.lanadelrey.com/products/ldr-racing-stripe-jacket?variant=54120148501
  14. Other Trump To Recognize Jerusalem As Israeli Capital

    Trump is expected to announce formal recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital. Law to move the US embassy to Jerusalem was actually passed in '95 under Clinton administration but since then, action has been waived semi-annually by every sitting president based on national security concerns. Jerusalem is Israeli capital in practice but according to United Nations Resolution on the issue, Jerusalem is considered as territory illegally occupied by Israel, hence why every country has their embassies in Tel-Aviv, Israel instead of the "actual" capital. PS: Israeli and Palestinian territories were partitioned in 1947. Rejecting the partition, coalition of Arab nations declared war on Israel in 1948, Arab armies were crushingly defeated by Israel leading to occupations. http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/05/politics/trump-abbas-us-embassy-jerusalem/index.html DISCUSS... I personally am not sure to what degree US' relationships with other middle eastern countries would be negatively affected but I am all for this action. In addition, this action would be acting against International Law by violating a UN resolution but at this point, we all know that US is the enforcer of those laws, it's not like it will have any material consequences for US. To be honest, the land was fairly divided initially imo but even if it wasn't, Arabs States declared the war, Arabs States lost the war because of their own incapability, now they shouldn't get to keep the land after their aggression.
  15. Diary of an Otaku #4

    ~ Diary of an Otaku ~ #4 Finally I'm back with another Diary entry for my Otaky needs. I still have an endless list of Animes I want to watch, and also an equally long list of Manga I want to read. Now, on the latter I was definitely procrastinating hard, because my local library doesn't have any manga to lend out, which sucks. But thankfully, I found a great online source where I can read them, so I can get started on that as well. And definitely during this time of year, I'll have more time to devote attention to my hobbies. I'll start with the Anime I'll be watching. ¤ Tsuki ga Kirei ¤ Summary: Kotarou Azumi and Akane Mizuno became third year students at junior high school and are classmates for the first time. These two, along with fellow classmates, Chinatsu Nishio and Takumi Hira, relate to their peers through mutual understandings and feelings. As their final year at junior high school progresses, the group overcome their challenges to mature and become aware of changes in themselves. ¤ Clione no Akari ¤ Finally! This is one I've really been looking forward to, even though it seems to be getting bad ratings, I don't really care until I've seen something for myself. And honestly, a lot of people are saying Attack on Titan is overrated, well, I never let that stop me either. Summary: The story centers around an illness-stricken, constantly bullied orphan girl named Minori. After one rainy day, she doesn't turn up at school, having been admitted into a hospital in a distant town. Two months pass, and the girl's two school friends, Takashi and Kyōko, receive a mysterious email with no sender listed. The email reveals a summer festival taking place at a nearby town .... ¤ Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Isogashii Desu ka? Sukutte Moratte Ii Desu ka? / WorldEnd: What do you do at the end of the world? Are you busy? Will you save us? ¤ Summary: Five hundred years have passed since the humans went extinct at the hands of the fearsome and mysterious 'Beasts'. The surviving races now make their homes up on floating islands in the sky, out of reach of all but the most mobile of Beasts. Only a small group of young girls, the Fairies, can wield the ancient weapons needed to fend off invasions from these creatures. Into the girls’ unstable and fleeting lives, where a call to certain death could come at any moment, enters an unlikely character: a young man who lost everything in his final battle five hundred years ago, the last living human awakened from a long, icy slumber. Unable to fight any longer, Willem becomes the father that the girls never had, caring for and nurturing them even as he struggles to come to terms with his new life, in which he feels the pain of helplessly waiting for his loved ones to return home from battle that his 'Daughter' once felt for him so long ago. Together, Willem and the girls gradually come to understand what family means and what is truly worth protecting. ¤ The Royal Tutor¤ Summary: Accepting the post of Royal Tutor at the court of the king of Grannzreich, Heine Wittgenstein is a little professor with a big job ahead! Each of the kingdom's four princes has a rather distinct personality. Does their diminutive new instructor have what it takes to lay down some learning? It's a comedy of educational proportions! Off to the Manga I'll be trying out! Bokura Wa Minna Kawaisou Bokutachi wa benkyou ga dekinai Is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon? Hope to update this again soon! As always, leave any recommendations, and if wished to be removed from the taglist, let me know.
  16. Other Madonna’s ‘Erotica’ At 25

    In 1991, Madonna’s fame was at its height. Truth or Dare, her behind-the-scenes documentary filmed during the Blond Ambition tour a year earlier, caused a sensation with its revealing take on the star. After reaching her pop apotheosis with Like a Prayer, she had struck out in new directions with ‘Vogue’ and ‘Justify My Love’ (a sultry, experimental track produced by Andre Betts, with a video banned by MTV.) While filming A League Of Her Own in Indiana, Madonna began swapping demo tapes with Shep Pettibone, the DJ and remixer with whom she produced ‘Vogue’. They worked together on ‘This Used to Be My Playground’, a wistful ballad for her new film, and later in New York while she was shooting her infamous book, Sex, with photographer Steven Meisel. By then, Betts had joined the team. Madonna wanted to move away from the high-gloss sound of her recent albums, going back to her roots in the city’s underground club scene, while lyrically exploring her sexuality and troubled emotional life. At 34, she was still recovering from a painful divorce and had been through a string of short-lived relationships. By the time Erotica wrapped up, she was already filming Body of Evidence, a steamy thriller which would be critically mauled. Released in October 1992, in tandem with the publication of Sex, her fifth studio album – and the first to be released on her Maverick label – was overshadowed by a vicious media backlash. The cover depicts her face in close-up, washed in blue; and the booklet includes various images from Sex, with Madonna bound and gagged in one shot, a far cry from the playful allure of her True Blue days. The title track begins with the sound of a needle hitting a record, followed by a declaration: “My name is Dita/I’ll be your mistress tonight.” The eponymous heroine of Sex will guide us through Madonna’s only concept album. In ‘Erotica’, she adopts a low growl for the spoken-word verse, in which she tells us her dark fantasies (“I only hurt the ones I love”); and for the chorus, an ethereal trill. Shep Pettibone supplants her dual vocal with inventive samples, from the ubiquitous Melvin Bliss drumbeat, and horns from Kool & the Gang’s ‘Jungle Boogie’, to an Arabic hymn by the Lebanese singer, Fairuz, who would later sue Madonna for credit. Fabien Baron’s ‘Erotica’ video shows a masked, cavorting Dita, interspersed with footage shot during production of Sex. The song would open the Girlie Show tour in 1993, and Madonna would rework it as ‘Erotica/You Thrill Me’ with another DJ-producer, Stuart Price, for her Confessions tour in 2006. In a more romantic mood, she sings, “I wouldn’t want to change a thing/In spite of all the pain that love can bring.” The blues standard, ‘Fever’, has been recorded by everyone from Elvis to Beyonce, but most notably by jazz singer Peggy Lee in 1958. Madonna decided to cover it after going to a Lee concert, adding her dreamy vocal to the instrumental for an unfinished demo, ‘Goodbye to Innocence.’ She later performed it on the Arsenio Hall Show. ‘Fever’ was released a single in most markets except the USA. Her cool, distant take on this popular classic received mixed reviews, although Lee herself praised it. A remixed version is featured in Stephane Sednaoui’s video, where Madonna dances in body paint against a psychedelic backdrop. ‘Bye Bye Baby’ takes its name – and nothing else – from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, the Marilyn Monroe film that influenced Madonna’s ‘Material Girl’ video. It’s a snippy, teasing number, with Madonna’s high-pitched vocal – once described as ‘Minnie Mouse on helium’ – tripping lightly over a sample from LL Cool J’s ‘Jingling Baby’. The melody is repetitive as a playground rhyme, but the lyrics are a hard-hitting rebuke to a spurned lover. The opening line, “This is not a love song,” recalls her earlier duet with Prince, and Public Image Limited’s anti-smooch track of the same name. Madonna’s voice is filtered, like a message left on a telephone answering machine. “I keep on waiting, anticipating,” she complains – impatience is a recurring theme in her work. “Does it make you feel good to see me cry?” she asks, before her words are cut off by a bleep – “You fucked it up,” she concludes, in the first of Erotica’s pithy codas. It would be the sixth and final single, released a full year after the album’s debut. The video was filmed on tour with The Girlie Show, where Madonna plays Dietrich in a tuxedo, choreographed in a brothel-like setting. ‘Deeper and Deeper’ is next in this quartet of hits. Although the single’s cover plays on titular innuendo – with a gold-toothed Madonna chomping on a cigar – musically, it heralds a more joyful mood. An homage to disco meets early 90s house, its melody is rhapsodic, bridged by Paul Pesco’s flamenco guitar. Lyrically, Madonna transcends cynicism and embraces romance (“Daddy couldn’t be all wrong/And my mama made me learn this song.”) In the liner notes to her 2001 compilation, GHV2, it’s framed as a ‘coming-out’ track. Whether or not that was her first intention, it’s a triumphant example of how her quest for sexual liberation resonated with gay fans (“This feeling inside, I can’t explain/But my love is alive, and I’m never gonna hide it again.”) In the closing lines, she repeats an ecstatic mantra from ‘Vogue’ – “Let your body go with the flow…” The video is directed by David Fincher, a regular collaborator since ‘Express Yourself’, and by then on the verge of a Hollywood breakthrough. In an introduction worthy of a German expressionist movie, a mysterious older man (Udo Kier) quotes from Goethe’s Faust: “Beware! Our idols and demons will pursue us until we learn to let them go.” Madonna plays an Edie Sedgwick-style It Girl, immersing herself in nightlife alongside friends Debi Mazar and Ingrid Casares, celebrity pal Sophia Coppola, gay porn actor Joey Stefano, and Warhol superstar Holly Woodlawn. With ‘Deeper and Deeper’, Erotica’s gritty, monochrome aesthetic bursts into glorious technicolor. Madonna would later rework it as a cabaret number for her 2004 Reinvention Tour. ‘Where Life Begins’, a paean to oral sex (“a different way to kiss”) was definitely not single material – although in the pantheon of songs celebrating female sexuality, it stands alongside Divinyls’ 1990 hit, ‘I Touch Myself’, but its light-hearted tone (and rather laboured ‘dining out’ puns) veers closer to Madonna’s own ‘Hanky Panky’, albeit with a certain tenderness. Producer Andre Betts adds a layer of sophistication to what could have been merely a risque joke, and Danny Wilensky accompanies Madonna’s vocal on saxophone. ‘Bad Girl’, another single, is a mid-tempo ballad with melancholy strings. “Something’s missing and I don’t know why,” she laments. “Can’t bring myself to let you go.” Mourning a lost love, she is drawn towards self-destruction: “Bad girl, drunk by six/Kissing some kind stranger’s lips/Smoke too many cigarettes a day…” In David Fincher’s video, Madonna confronts her fear of death. As ‘Louise Oriole’, a business executive (using an amalgam of her own middle name and a street where she once lived), she drowns her sorrows in sleazy bars and one-night stands, watched over by a guardian angel (Christopher Walken) and the man who will ultimately murder her. Filmed in New York, ‘Bad Girl’ is one of the highlights of Madonna’s extensive videography, and she brings to it a raw intensity rarely matched in her movie roles. She also gave a stripped down, pitch-perfect performance of the song on Saturday Night Live. Side One closes with ‘Waiting’, one of her finest album tracks, sampling ‘Sneakin’ in the Back’ by 1970s jazz-pop outfit L.A. Express, and ‘Justify My Love.’ A further meditation on broken relationships, ‘Waiting’ alternates between spoken word and song, mirroring the structure of Erotica’s eponymous opener. Lyrically it’s a rejection letter, blending disillusion with simmering anger. “What happened? What do I remind you of?” she asks her ex. “Your past, your dreams/Or some part of yourself that you just can’t love?” She signs off with wicked wit: “And the next time you want pussy/Just look in the mirror, baby…” In an echo of Like a Prayer’s ‘Til Death Do Us Part’, Side Two opens with the sound of breaking glass. ‘Thief of Hearts’ is a catty diatribe against a false friend who “thinks she’ll get respect if she screws it.” Its sing-song rhymes and rattling pace are reminiscent of ‘Bye Bye Baby’. Madonna, who has stolen a few hearts in her time, warns of an amoral trickster who “spins her web, then she’s stealing your boyfriend.” Capturing her rival, she asks coolly, “Which leg do you want me to break?” In Erotica’s final spoken climax, she sneers, “Stop, bitch/Now sit your ass down…” ‘Words’ is another hidden gem, combining high-energy pop with Eastern overtones. “You think you’re so shrewd/You try to bring me low/You try to gain control with your words,” Madonna sings to a manipulative lover. His eloquence once seduced her, but now she questions his motives. In a spoken meditation, she reflects on how words can be used to deceive (“Conversation, expression, a promise, a sigh/In short, a lie.”) As a typewriter clicks in the background, she pleads for honesty (“Don’t mince words, don’t be evasive/Speak your mind, be persuasive.”) ‘Rain’ rounds off Erotica’s array of hit singles with a blissed-out take on love, evoking the New Age philosophies of the early Nineties while alluding to hippie anthems like George Harrison’s ‘Here Comes the Sun.’ Mark Romanek’s video shows a gamine Madonna with dark, cropped hair, in a studio setting drenched in Erotica’s signature blue. Her vocals blend seamlessly with backing singers Niki Harris and Donna De Lory. Their perfect harmonies were highlighted during live performances of ‘Rain’ in 1993, followed by an orchestral homage to Singing in the Rain. ‘Why’s It So Hard’ is a protest song backed with dub reggae beats. Madonna channels her personal frustration (“What do I have to do to be accepted/What do I have to say”), and taps into wider battles with sexism, racism and homophobia (“Why can’t we learn to/Challenge the system/Without living in pain?”) ‘Why’s It So Hard’ was performed in The Girlie Show with Madonna’s troupe of dancers, its pulsating rhythms set against a mood of world-weary despair. ‘In This Life’ sustains the sombre mood. Based on George Gershwin’s Prelude No. 2 for piano, it is a tribute to two of Madonna’s friends who died from AIDS: Martin Burgoyne, the artist and dancer whom she befriended during her early years in New York (“Gone before he had his time”); and Christopher Flynn, her first dancing teacher and mentor (“He was like a father to me.”) “In this life I loved you most of all,” she sings, exuding loneliness (“Have you ever watched your best friend die?”) She also speaks out against bigotry (“Shouldn’t matter who you choose to love.”) Madonna introduced the song with a short speech during The Girlie Show, describing AIDS as “the greatest tragedy of the twentieth century.” ‘Did You Do It?’ is a remix of ‘Waiting’, produced by Andre Betts and featuring two rappers boasting of their sexual exploits with ‘Mo.’ Lacking the soulfulness of ‘Where Life Begins’, it’s a childish exercise in braggadocio. Its inclusion madeErotica her first album to earn a Parental Advisory warning, and is omitted from ‘clean’ editions. With the final track, ‘Secret Garden’, she returns to more intimate terrain. It employs a kind of reverse innuendo in which the ‘garden’, her sexuality, is also a metaphor for creative and personal growth. “I wonder if I’ll ever know/Where my place is,” she muses, over jazz piano by Andre Betts, and a drumbeat sampled from James Brown’s ‘Soul Pride’. Like Erotica’s title track, ‘Secret Garden’ is surreal and dreamlike, hinting at further exploration to come. A number of unreleased demos, produced with Shep Pettibone and Anthony Shimkin, have surfaced over the years and are known by fans as the Rain Tapes. As well as early versions of ‘Erotica’, ‘Bye Bye Baby’, ‘Thief of Hearts’, ‘Words’, and ‘Secret Garden’, these sessions included original songs such as ‘Dear Father’, ‘Shame’, and ‘You Are the One.’ ‘Goodbye to Innocence’, the outtake which inspired Madonna’s ‘Fever’, was renamed ‘Up Down Suite’ as a B-Side to ‘Rain’, and in 1994 a further remix appeared on Just Say Roe, a pro-choice compilation album, alongside tracks by David Byrne and others. With world sales of $7 million, Erotica performed less than half as well as its predecessor, Like a Prayer, and is ranked ninth overall among Madonna’s thirteen studio albums. Artistically, however, it is now considered one of her crowning achievements. Earlier this year, Slant placed it second only to R.E.M.’s Automatic for the People as the best album of 1992. At that time, dance music – which Madonna had helped to bring into the mainstream with her first two albums – was entering its most experimental phase. Erotica merges contemporary trends from techno to hip-hop with older disco sounds and classic pop hooks. Lyrically, she explores adult themes with a subtlety and depth of emotion which makes Erotica an ideal counterpart to the radical aesthetic of Sex. https://tarahanks.com/2017/11/27/madonnas-erotica-at-25/
  17. Other #FlashBack92: 25 Years Ago, Madonna’s “Erotica” is released

    Madonna spent the 1980s blowing up boundaries, but her most provocative album Eroticawas released on this day 25 years ago. Erotica debuted at Number Two on the Billboard charts. It was her fifth album, the first on her own Maverick label, and the first since her debut to not to enter the charts at Number One. Garth Brooks’s The Chase out sold her by just 4,000 copies. You think she might have purchased 4001 copies at Tower Records just to be on top. Still, it sold a respectable two million copies in its first year. It’s one of my favorites. Madonna presents the songs on Erotica with a self-satisfied candor that is not found on her previous albums. She expresses a bold interruption of female sexuality. She shares sharp X-rated bedroom talk, unafraid of taboo topics. The first track, Erotica, celebrates the agony and ecstasy of sex with muscular hip-hop grooves and glittery beats, touching on S&M. Where Life Begins is a sensual slow jam filled with frank double entendres. With Thief Of Hearts, she unloads a fierce rap about a woman who has taken her man. Erotica’s more modern sound comes courtesy of producers André Betts and Shep Pettibone. Pettibone was Madonna’s collaborator on the smash hit Vogue. Together they really understood the early 1990s Dance Pop / Hip-Hop DJ culture. I especially dig the silvery disco sound of Deeper And Deeper and her cover of the Fever, a worthy successor to the Peggy Lee version. Madonna was unafraid to look at the darker sides of sex with songs on Erotica. The mournful ballad In This Life is an homage to the friends she lost to HIV/AIDS. I always found Erotica to be filled with honest emotional depth, despite its chilly sound. Erotica’s overt sexuality caused quite the controversy at the time, even for Madonna. The title track’s video was banned from NBC’s Friday Night Videos, and MTV only aired it three times before removing from rotation. Yet, Erotica brought Madonna four Top 40 Pop hits and three Number One Dance chart hits. Few female musicians, before or since Erotica, have been so forthright about their fantasies. Madonna sang songs that showed shame and sexuality are mutually exclusive. Erotica embraced and espoused sexual pleasure, and Madonna was the Pop Music minister of the sexual revolution. This back before she wrote children’s books. It also has some of her best and most accomplished songs. Its meticulous production is calculated and domineering, but also funny and, well, arousing. The album has her best lyrics up to this point. She sounds mature. By October 1992, Madonna was an icon, untouchable, literally and figuratively. Erotica was the first time Madonna’ songs music took on a decidedly threatening tone. It has more to say about the Sex=Death mindset of the era than any other album its time. It may not be Madonna at her musical apex, but Erotica was important and relevant. No other pop star at the time dared to talk about sex, love, and death with such frankness and fearlessness. Erotica had the biggest backlash of any other album of that time. Madonna’s music was condemned and banned by The Vatican and so was she. It was the first album of her career to have Tipper Gore’s “Parental Advisory” label. Erotica was also banned in several countries, including China, Indonesia, Lebanon, and Singapore. Erotica received very mixed reviews. It was released just a day before Madonna’s coffee-table book Sex (more on that tomorrow), which made matters worse: Madonna: “The fact that my Erotica album was overlooked because of the whole thing with the Sex book. It just got lost in all that. I think there’s brilliant songs on it and people didn’t give it a chance. That disappointed me, but I’m not disappointed in the record itself… Every review of the movie or the album was really a review of the book. It was transparent: they weren’t even talking about the songs or the music. OK, I thought, I get what’s happening here. It was a shame, but I understand it.” Erotica was ahead of its time. In the early 1990s, The Seattle Grunge sound was the thing. Madonna is not the sort of artist to release an album slap-dash. She had just started Maverick records, she had put together Sex, the film Dick Tracy had been released with Madonna sing Sondheim, and she was dating Warren Beatty. Erotica was the first album that was all her concept. She turned the music biz inside out, and they had to deal with the shock of it. Madonna paved the way for the next generation of female pop artists, Music with a woman’s point of view. I like to think that she opened things up creatively for Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears. Think of Janet Jackson’s album The Velvet Rope in 1997. Beyoncé’s self-titled 2013 album was described as “The most X-rated pop album since Madonna’s Erotica“. http://worldofwonder.net/flashback92-25-years-ago-madonnas-erotica-released/
  18. Other Kesha's brother Louie is posting his own music soon

  19. Other I had a dream that I heard the first single

    She was performing it live for the first time at an awards show. I swear to god it was so realistic and I could hear the words and production clear as day. I was certain I wasn't dreaming, but then I woke up. She really needs to release something. A statement, a snippet, something!
  20. Other Miley Cyrus - Like Madonna (Demo)

    Wow, it sucks
  21. Other Song vs. Song

    I can't find this thread Amazing vs Sorry
  22. Other First Listen- MASSEDUCTION by St. Vincent (Sunday)

    I will be hosting a Listening event for MASSEDUCTION. Please respond if you wanna join me and let me know when is good. Tagging those in a St Vincent thread who showed interest @Kyoteki @Chapman. @Jake @The Moon and The Sky @CHANEL #1 @Diamond @Lachlan @GLORY @Freaky Prince @Teenage Wet Dream @Vulnicura. If you wanna join let me know so I can tag you when it happens
  23. Other Lina Morgana's soul is haunting her

    Don't come at me, issa joke
  24. Other Fighters! Check out my Xtinamas tree!

    Not sure how to post a video in here but it’s on my instagram! antpampz Let me know what you think!
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