Thursday, 14 July 2011

I may be young at heart but I know what I'm saying

Madonna - True Blue

We celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Madonna's (arguably finest) album True Blue this summer...

And twenty-five years ago this, one of Madge's greatest songs from that album, was at Number 1:



Ah, memories...

True Blue on Wikipedia

4 comments:

  1. So many, many memories! Often somewhat overlooked in her discography, this is one of/the best pop album ever released! It still sounds fresh and fabulous - the real sound of 1986. And the artwork has to be the best ever put on an album sleeve. Everything about this album was perfect (OK, exept I would have liked her to include her own version of "Each Time You Break My Heart", which she gave to Nick Kamen. So far only a LQ, rough demo of M´s version has leaked).

    A little known fact: the handwriting on the sleeve is actully not by Madonna - it is written by the woman who styled the sleeve, although her handwriting looks a lot like Madonna´s!

    BTW: "Papa Don´t Preach" is the song that introduced me to the queen and made me a fan for life.

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  2. I don't think I've heard her verision of "Each Time You Break My Heart"... Jx

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  3. Ah, good times, love that album, it is so poppy and fun and Papa Don't Preach is one of my fave Madonna songs :)

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  4. memories indeed … it was a mixed Summer for me - I left school and started work … and the two albums of that Summer were True Blue and The Smiths The Queen Is Dead.

    I was saying recently that Lady Gaga would kill to have released an album as good as True Blue … but then so would Madonna in 2011 :)

    Papa Don't Preach is I think one of Madge's best singles ever - the tune, the lyrics - it was a real leap forward from Like A Virgin.

    Although my personal favourite Madonna album was 89's Like A Prayer - True Blue is right up there - classic.

    Have a fab weekend x

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