The Weeknd Continues His Ascent Into The Madonna-Verse

The man known formerly as The Weeknd, Abel Tesfaye, is apparently a huge Madonna fan. So much so that he wants to create a “classic Madonna album.” During an interview with Apple Music’s Zane Lowe over the weekend, the 33-year-old discussed his recent drama The Idol and his dream project with the pop icon.

“I’ve always wanted to work with her,” Tesfaye said of Madonna. “I’ve always wanted to write and produce a Madonna album—well, co-produce because she’s a visionary and she has such a singular vision. I just want to come into her world and create a classic Madonna album. That was always my dream. Hopefully this is the appetizer for that.”

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CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS “PARANOÏA, ANGELS, TRUE LOVE” (Review)

“Madonna, omnipresent as ever, joins Chris as the Big Eye on the terrific “I met an angel”, where he tackles with overwhelming sorrow. “Terrestrial food is of no importance now,” she coaxes him, destruction kicking under, ready to wreck his soul. His longing is immense, and he finds transient solace in believing that his mother is still with him in other forms. “She’s in the singing stream / She’s in the cats’ and the dogs’ eyes,” he sings with determination, tides of electric guitar gushing over him. “In the birds falling up from the trees.” She appears again on “Lick the light out”, in which Chris finally regains his footing, accepting his fragile state of mind, Madonna’s perilous voice disappearing as a result.”

Full article at The Line of Best Fit

 

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See Inside Keith Haring’s First L.A. Museum Show, Complete With a Pop Shop and a Pink Leather Suit Once Worn by Madonna

In organizing the show, Loyer came to appreciate that Haring worked with the “confident line” as his primary medium. “If you look closely, you can see it change over time, from the earliest spray-painted works to intricate compositions filling massive unstretched tarpaulins,” she said. Though “Art Is for Everybody” offers universal delights, like a crown Haring helped create for Grace Jones and the pink leather suit Madonna wore to his 1984 birthday party, the show chiefly demonstrates Haring’s ability to blend criticism with optimism through many resounding lines.

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Fans Choose The Weeknd, Playboi Carti & Madonna’s ‘Popular’ as This Week’s Favorite New Music

Music fans voted in a poll published Friday (June 2) on Billboard, choosing the pop singer’s star-studded collaboration as their favorite new music release of the past week.

“Popular” earned 52% of the vote, narrowly beating out Stray Kids’ latest album 5-Star, while also triumphing over the Foo Fighters (But Here We Are), Metro Boomin’ (the soundtrack for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse), Peso Pluma & Bizarrap (“BZRP Music Sessions, Vol. 55”), Jelly Roll (Whitsitt Chapel) and others.

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The Weeknd, Madonna & Playboi Carti Come Together on ‘Popular’ Track: Stream It Now

Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye recruits the original pop idol Madonna and Playboi Carti for their new single “Popular,” which dropped Friday (June 2).

The single arrives ahead of The Idol Vol. 1 soundtrack, which is now available for pre-order here, as well as the Sam Levinson-directed HBO series, which is set to premiere this Sunday, June 4. “Popular” joins the soundtrack’s Future-assisted lead single “Double Fantasy,” which Tesfaye first performed during Metro Boomin‘s Coachella set before officially releasing it on April 21. The song peaked at No. 18 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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Rebel Heart Tour Paris photo gallery (December 9, 2015)

On December 9, 2015 Madonna brought her son David on stage to perform “Redemption Song” during the Rebel Heart Tour in Paris. There had been a series of terrorist attacks in the city a month earlier, Madonna talked about it and said that we must now bow down to fear but only to love.

Jean Paul Gaultier made for an incredible Unapologetic Bitch this evening.

Check out 70 stunning photographs taken from the sounddesk HERE

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MDNA (180 Gram Vinyl) Re-Issue PRE-ORDER

Introducing “Madonna – MDNA,” an electrifying music masterpiece that will ignite your senses and transport you into a realm of pulsating beats and irresistible melodies.

This iconic album from the legendary Queen of Pop will mesmerize you from start to finish, showcasing Madonna’s unparalleled artistry and ability to reinvent herself with each musical endeavor.

Within this sonic tapestry, three notable tracks stand out, each delivering a unique experience. “Give Me All Your Lovin’” is a high-octane anthem that catapults you into a world of pure pop euphoria. Madonna’s commanding vocals intertwine with Nicki Minaj and M.I.A., creating an explosive synergy that will have you dancing uncontrollably.

“Gang Bang” takes you on a thrilling ride through dark and provocative territories, with its haunting production and Madonna’s mesmerizing delivery of a chilling narrative.

And then there’s “Masterpiece,” a tender ballad that effortlessly blends vulnerability and strength, leaving an indelible mark on your heart. Prepare to surrender to the musical enchantment of “Madonna – MDNA” and embark on an unforgettable journey that will leave you craving for more.

Tracklist:

  • – 1 –
    • 1. Girl Gone Wild
    • 2. Gang Bang
    • 3. I’m Addicted
    • 4. Turn Up the Radio
    • 5. Give Me All Your Luvin’ -Ft. Nicki Minaj & M.I.A.
    • 6. Some Girls
    • 7. Superstar
    • 8. I Don’t Give a -Ft. Nicki Minaj
  • – 2 –
    • 1. I’m a Sinner
    • 2. Love Spent
    • 3. Masterpiece
    • 4. Falling Free
    • 5. Beautiful Killer
    • 6. I Fucked Up
    • 7. B-Day Song -Ft. M.I.A
    • 8. Best Friend
    • 9. Give Me All Your Luvin’ -Party Rock Remix Ft. Lmfao & Nicki

PRE-ORDER HERE

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MDNA 2LP vinyl release (re-issue) July 14, 2023

MDNA will be reissued on double vinyl on July 14th.

Tracklisting

Girl Gone Wild
Gang Bang
I’m Addicted
Turn Up the Radio
Give Me All Your Luvin’ -ft. Nicki Minaj & M.i.a.
Some Girls
Superstar
I Don’t Give a -ft. Nicki Minaj

I’m a Sinner
Love Spent
Masterpiece
Falling Free
Beautiful Killer
I Fucked Up
B-day Song -ft. M.i.a
Best Friend
Give Me All Your Luvin’ -party Rock Remix Ft. Lmfao & Nicki

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