The Guardian re-reviews ‘American Life’

Madonna – American Life Then A heavy-handed, “wake up sheeple!” political awakening Now A brilliantly odd peek behind fame’s velvet rope Madonna’s ninth album, a dissection of the American dream in light of 9/11 and the buildup to the Iraq war, was hard to love upon its 2003 release. The title track and lead single was hampered by that rap, in…

Smells Like Madonna Spirit: Madame X Perfume On The Way

If you’ve run out of your bottle of Truth or Dare, good news. Madonna is prepping a new eau de parfum inspired by her Madame X album/character. A year after the singer released Madame X, Madonna announced on Thursday morning (Sept. 24) that the fragrance is “coming soon.” No other information was available on the perfume at press time,…