By the time it was released in 1989, Madonna was already a bona fide superstar. Thirty years after its release, we look back at the album that established her as a meaningful artist Madonna was already a superstar before she released Like a Prayer, which turns 30 years old this week. She had produced at least…Details
The opening still gives me chills. A few seconds of a frenzied guitar, abruptly stopped by a slamming door. A hushed choir and a church organ give way to what sounds like an invocation. “Life is a mystery Everyone must stand alone I hear you call my name And it feels like home“ Madonna’s…Details
To celebrate its 30th anniversary Madonna’s official store offers you a wide range of official Like a Prayer 30 merchandise.
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Happy 30th to masterpiece ‘Like a Prayer’! For this celebration Warner Music have a special 30th anniversary edition available through online streaming services (please see widgets). Unfortunately there is no physical remaster of this album out (yet), which is long overdue! We have added this rare Dutch WEA promotional brochure to the Like a Prayer…Details
As 1989 began, there was no question that Madonna was already a decade-defining superstar. But no one knew if she, like Bee Gees to the ‘70s or Beach Boys to the ‘60s, would prove a decade-constricted artist whose relevance would wane as a new decade turned over. Like a Prayer, the magnum opus of her first…Details
If released in 2019, Madonna‘s “Like A Prayer” video would have ignited a different controversy than the one it stirred up in 1989. Throughout the clip, broadcast in advance of the album of the same name, the singer dances in a field of burning crosses, the instantly and viscerally recognizable motif of the Ku Klux Klan.…Details
Provocative and – at the time – shocking, Madonna’s fourth album ‘Like A Prayer’ rocked the establishment, and set a new template for self-empowered women in pop. The Blond Ambition world tour that followed, meanwhile, changed the face of live music forever. On the 30th anniversary of the album’s release, El Hunt tells the story Some albums…Details