Back to the future: Madonna’s debut album, released 40 years ago today, is still pop perfection

….Madonna also drew the ire of conservative groups — always a good sign — who balked at her exposed navel and cheeky sexuality. Critics dismissed her chirpy voice. But it didn’t matter. Madonna was here to stay

 “Every song on that debut album is delivered. She owns that album like she had been a professional recording artist for years,” says Kimberly van Pinxteren, who runs the Madonna Underground tribute site

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Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Madonna’s debut album by browsing our special page with over 150+ scans and photographs of original articles, interviews, reviews and rare original memorabilia.

Lots of incredibly rare stuff! Check it out HERE

The Vinyl Maniac February, 1984 (UK)

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Peter Lindbergh at Kunsthal Rotterdam photo gallery (2016)

In September of 2016 the Kunsthal in Rotterdam hosted the official launch of “Peter Lindbergh A Different Vision in Fashion Photography”. The exposition of the legendary photographer’s work was attended by the man himself, curator Thierry-Maxime Loriot and various supermodels such as Cindy Crawford.

On display were the stunning photographs Peter Lindbergh took of Madonna which were published in Harper’s Bazaar in 1994.

Check out the full photo gallery HERE

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Blond Ambition Tour 170 press articles added!

A total of 170 magazine and newspaper clippings on the Blond Ambition Tour have been added to the website!

All of the articles are original and have all been scanned and enhanced with precision to make for a better reading experience. The articles cover the entire tour from Japan up to wrapping it up in Nice and the Dutch auction of the infamous bed used during the “Like a Virgin” performance.

Start reading now HERE

Dutch press on Live registration, 1990 (Holland)

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Record Collector Presents… Madonna (pre-order)

Record Collector Presents… Madonna

In Shops: 7 September
Pre-Orders Dispatch: 4 September

The magazine’s editor, John Earls, said: “Record Collector is very excited to bring Madonna fans an in-depth magazine that focuses on her incredible artistry, rather than any details of her as a celebrity or her personal life. Madonna is long overdue a magazine celebrating her incredible 40 years in music, and I hope we do her career justice. More details on the magazine’s contents will be revealed soon, but some of Madonna’s collaborators are telling their story to some of the best writers in music. It was a treat to talk to Kimberly from Madonnaunderground about her brilliant journey as an authority on Madonna.”


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STRIKE A POSE Premiere EYE Amsterdam photo gallery (2016)

On May 23, 2016 the official premiere for “STRIKE A POSE” was celebrated at EYE Museum in Amsterdam. All of the stars of the empowering film by Reijer Zwaan and Ester Gould were present to attend the special evening.

After screening the film, Oliver, Gabriel, Jose, Luis, Kevin and the directors answered questions from the audience before departing to the official afterparty in the Amsterdam Tower.

Check out all the pictures from the event HERE

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