It’s heartening that Madonna is still capable of putting on a good show four decades into her career, as we hear on Madame X – Music From the Theatre Xperience.
Madonna’s MDNA is an embrace of her club roots and the high-octane EDM popular in the 2010s with the novel concept of the DJ as a celebrity. For Madonna, music and dance mean salvation and freedom.
In a career defined by musical makeovers, Evita represented Madonna’s most extreme and conservative musical guise in the Andrew Lloyd Webber kitschfest.
Madonna’s True Blue is a concerted effort to prove her mettle as an accomplished singer-songwriter. For the first time in her career, she co-wrote and co-produced all nine tracks.
With every "Best of the '90s" retrospective comes a predictable list of entries. Here are 15 albums that are often overlooked as worthy of placing in these lists, and are too often underrated as some of the best records from the decade.
Even as it irritates me, Kevin Mattson's We're Not Here to Entertain is worth reading because it has so much direct relevance to American punks operating today.