Madonna’s ‘American Life’ Is An Underrated Gem

CREDIT: Warner Music   April has been a big month for Madonna fans. The Queen of Pop’s Hard Candy LP recently celebrated its 12th birthday, while American Life turns 17 today (April 21). Both albums have been relegated to the footnotes of M’s holy discography, which is an injustice — particularly in the case of American Life. Squeezed between the mega-successful Music and Confessions On A Dance…

Sticky & Sweet: Madonna’s ‘Hard Candy’ Turns 12

CREDIT: Warner Music FLASHBACK: MADONNA’S ‘GIRL GONE WILD Madonna’s Hard Candy turns 12 this month (on April 19, to be exact) and I decided to mark the occasion by revisiting the divisive opus. Full disclosure. The Queen of Pop’s 11th album didn’t exactly fill me with joy when it arrived in 2008. After the dance-pop mastery of Confessions On…