Madonna: Medellín ft Maluma review – a shapeshifting return to form 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars.

The disarming first song from the singer’s 14th album has some lyrical clunkers but acts as a potent reminder of her genre-mashing skills  ‘Quite unlike anything we’ve heard from Madonna before’ … Madonna and Maluma.  If any artist has shown her ability to code-switch between styles, it’s Madonna, who’s adroitly shifted from dominatrix to disco queen to earth mother with previous album…

Single Review: Madonna’s ‘Medellin’ (Variety)

While a song that begins with a cha-cha count-in and the lyric “I took a pill” sounds like it should be a dancefloor rager, it’s actually the unexpectedly low-key return of Madonna, who today dropped “Medellin,” the first single from her forthcoming album “Madame X.” A collaboration with Colombian singer Maluma — himself a native of…