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30 Years Of Madonna’s ‘I’m Breathless’

CREDIT: Warner Music   Exactly 30 years ago, Madonna turned the music world upside down by releasing an album of show tunes called I’m Breathless. Doubling as one of three (!) soundtracks to Dick Tracy, the staggeringly ambitious collection is a mix of Stephen Sondheim originals and campy, pop pastiches courtesy of regular collaborators Patrick Leonard and Shep Pettibone. The emphasis is on vocals and…

I’m Breathless turns 30 – brand new page online (clippings, memorabilia, video & much more!)

Happy 30th anniversary to I‘m Breathless!! Madonna’s studio album inspired by the film ‘Dick Tracy’ and released on this day back in 1990. We realized once this celebration was coming up that we did not have a dedicated ‘I’m Breatless’ album page up yet (why……no idea) so we put one together. Check it out: I’m…

Why Madonna Brought 14 Cape Verdean Drummers on Tour – And What They Taught Her

Ricardo Gomes Madonna onstage with Batukadeiras Orquesta in Brooklyn in 2019. In 2017, Madonna thought she was moving to Portugal to “be a soccer mom,” but instead, the 61-year-old icon found inspiration for her then-upcoming album, Madame X, thanks to a friend she calls her “musical plug,” Dino d’Santiago. One night, the Cape Verde-born, Lisbon-based singer —…

Vogue’s André Leon Talley Discusses Madonna in New Book

When Anna returned to Vogue in 1988 as EIC, replacing Grace, she named Andre creative director. “There was no higher accolade she could give me, as the masthead portrayed. Anna Wintour made me the highest-ranking black man in the history of fashion journalism,” he writes of a ranking he’d maintain until Edward Enninful‘s promotion to EIC of British Vogue 30…

HAIM inspired by Madonna

HAIM are inspired by Madonna, as they said they’re “so into” the singer, whom they also dubbed an “icon” HAIM are inspired by Madonna. The ‘I Know Alone’ hitmakers have said they’re “so into” the singer – who they also dubbed an “icon” – and credited her decades-long career with inspiring them to start their…