Madonna: Madame X review – a splendidly bizarre return to form **** (The Guardian)

 ‘Solid confidence in her own aesthetic decisions’: Madonna. Photograph: Steven Klein Madonna is in her fourth decade of what we now somewhat suspiciously call appropriation, a pick-and-mix skill set that has previously laid the singer open to accusations of unoriginality or, worse, cultural hijacking. But when the patented Ciccone filtration system gets it right, the process…

Madonna’s new album Madame X has some of her most daring music yet — here’s our track-by-track guide (The Sun)

BOLD experimentation, controversial political comment and downright epic pop. That’s why Madonna’s highly anticipated new album marks yet another phase of her groundbreaking chart career. Madonna’s highly anticipated new album marks yet another phase of her groundbreaking chart career Credit: Steven Klein For the creator of some of the biggest pop choruses in history to…

Dark Ballet (official press release)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     June 7, 2019      MADONNA RELEASES POWERFUL VIDEO FOR “DARK BALLET” THE FINAL SONG TO BE SHARED FROM MADAME X BEFORE ITS GLOBAL RELEASE ON JUNE 14       Madonna today released “Dark Ballet,” the fifth and final song to be previewed before her highly-anticipated new studio album Madame X debuts globally on June 14.…