Madonna ‘True Blue’ Turns 35 With Expanded Edition

The third Madonna album ‘True Blue’ turns 35 today.

‘True Blue’ was released on July 30, 1986, just three years after the debut ‘Madonna’ and two years after ‘Like A Virgin’. By the time ‘True Blue’ arrived, Madonna had already sold over 30 million albums. ‘True Blue’ almost doubled that again with another 25 million sales. To this date it is her biggest selling album.

‘True Blue’ delivered hit after hit starting with:

Live to Tell, (no 1 US, no 7 Australia)

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True Blue (35th Anniversary Edition) Brand new digital release – July 30, 2021

Papa Don’t Preach
Open Your Heart
White Heat
Live To Tell
Where’s The Party
True Blue
La Isla Bonita
Jimmy Jimmy
Love Makes The World Go Round
Papa Don’t Preach (Extended Remix)
True Blue (The Color Mix)
Open Your Heart (Extended Version)
La Isla Bonita (Extended Remix)
True Blue (Remix/Edit)
Open Your Heart (Dub)
Live To Tell (Instrumental)
True Blue (Instrumental)
La Isla Bonita (Instrumental Extended Remix)

Digital Release Date: July 30, 2021

Already out in New Zealand HERE

 

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MTV Brings Back ‘Behind the Music’ in Weekly Podcast Series (Podcast News Roundup)

MTV is launching a podcast version of “Behind the Music,” the ’90s-era music documentary series that originally aired on VH1, with a selection of the best episodes — updated and remastered for audio. Dr. Dre and Ice Cube will be the first two artists featured, with both premiere episodes dropping on Thursday, July 29. Upcoming episodes will feature 50 Cent, AC/DC, Adam LambertBret Michaels, Courtney Love, DJ Khaled, Duran Duran, Fat Joe, Guns N’ Roses, Madonna, New Kids on the Block, Toni Braxton and Usher. New podcast episodes drop weekly and are available via the iHeartRadio app and on other podcast platforms. Listen to the trailer at this link. The “Behind the Music” podcast is positioned as an audio companion to Paramount Plus’ “Behind the Music” series with new and classic episodes, also premiering July 29. In addition, iHeartRadio’s MTV “Behind the Music Podcast Playlist” features songs from each of the artists profiled in Season 1 of the podcast.

More at Variety

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Madonna The F-Bomb Commotion + Under The Covers vinyl update (independent releases)

The upcoming vinyl edition of ‘Under The Covers’ has been delayed and won’t be available until September 10th. To find out more on this release, click here

Meanwhile ‘Madonna The F-Bomb Commotion’ has been available for a few weeks. This release includes the full Blond Ambition Show as performed in London Wembley Stadium. As opposed to other previously released bootlegs with the London show, this particular edition has a shortened intro and “Hanky Panky” smoothly follows “Sooner or Later”, there is no fade in and fade out.

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Meet Alex Kazemi, the Mysterious Author Approved by The Queen of Pop

In recent years he served as a guest editor at King Kong, where he and music video director NABIL put Diplo in drag, which publicly impressed Madonna. Speaking of, this summer, the Queen of Pop herself publicly gave Kazemi her stamp of approval on his new occult guidebook, Pop Magick. Now, the self-proclaimed “Illuminati Prince” is here to dawn this latest project, which acts as a modern guidebook on how to use occult practices such as witchcraft and alchemy to deprogram from the chains of our culture in exchange for freedom of thought and artistic productivity.

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Madonna brengt haar Blond Ambition tour in 1990 naar De Kuip (Dutch news)

De spectaculaire Blond Ambition tournee van Madonna was een mix van muziek. mode en controverse. De Amerikaanse zangeres deed onder andere Rotterdam aan. Bekijk de beelden hier! Blonde Ambition was al een controversiële tour voordat Madonna haar eerste stap op het podium zette. De zangeres brengt in 1989 haar vierde album Like A Prayer uit, en daar wordt in religieuze kringen met afschuw op gereageerd. Zo noemt de Paus het “een van de meest satanische shows in de geschiedenis van de mensheid”.
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NILE RODGERS Come For Madonna … STAY FOR THE ROLLER DISCO VIBES, BABY!!!

Music legend Nile Rodgers is giddy talking about his roller disco event, which is truly on a roll ’cause Madonna‘s playing host for his grand opening event.

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee joined “TMZ Live” Wednesday and told us about the awesome vibes going down at his new roller skating palace just outside L.A., dubbed the DiscOasis. Nile’s described it as a theatrical journey, uniting “art, light, disco, dance, live performance, roller skating and good times.”

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Interview: A Certain Ratio talk new single, EP series, Andrew Weatherall, Madonna & more

new exhibit on NYC’s early-’80s music scene just opened at the Museum of the City of New York, and among the items is the flyer for your 1982 Danceteria show where Madonna opened for you. What do you remember about that night?

MM: Things I remember about that night:

  • Who is this Madonna who is paying to get on our gig?
  • She looked and sounded like she was going to be big. When I say big, I mean get played on WBLS and not worldwide massive.
  • It was our end of tour party
  • There was a buffet upstairs
  • John Lydon was there
  • We played 2 nights
  • I loved The Danceteria

 

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