‘And, though she certainly merits an Iggy Pop School of Applied Tastelessness Award for her much-copied couture, the extravaganza clinched Madonna’s standing as the ultimate lowbrow sex symbol: a Joan Collins for the charts, a bedroom-mirror Venus who’d never cut it in Vegas.’

Check out the full review for The Virgin Tour as performed in Dallas in 1985 by Cynthia Rose for NME (May 25, 1985) below.

The article has been added to The Virgin Tour archives.

NME May 25, 1985 (UK)