Who’s That Girl UK Sales Presenter added!

As part of our 30th Who’s That Girl Tour anniversary, we have just added this very rare Who’s That Girl UK Sales Presenter to its Filmography memorabilia section.

This UK sales presenter is a dummy 12″ record sleeve that opens and contains two detailed press sheets. The Warner Bros New Release Schedule contains the catalogue numbers, release date, tracklisting and upcoming promotional campaign details. 

Check it out in the memorabilia setion of Who’s That Girl (Filmography)

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MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR LIVE DVD, BLU-RAY & DIGITAL CONCERT FILM TO BE RELEASED SEPTEMBER 15 WITH CONCERT ALBUM

What Universal Music confirmed a while ago, now also from ICON:

Dear Madonna Fans,

MADONNA has announced that her record-breaking MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR will be released by Eagle Vision on September 15 on digital download, DVD and Blu-ray complete with bonus content, and an audio CD of highlights from her much-heralded tour.
 

The Material Girl will also release a live album featuring 22 songs from the Rebel Heart Tour, available on double CD and digital download.

The MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR film was recorded around the world and features both live and behind the scenes material, as well as previously unreleased footage culminating with performances at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia in March of 2016. MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR is co-directed by Danny Tull and Nathan Rissman, both of whom have worked extensively with Madonna on her feature films and tour movies. A version of the film previously debuted on Showtime in December 2016.
 
The tracklist for MADONNA: REBEL HEART TOUR film and live concert album span all decades of the iconic superstar’s illustrious career, including songs from her chart-topping Rebel Heart album to classic fan favorites. Of particular note to longtime fans will be the new interpretations of some of Madonna’s timeless hits.
 
Praise includes: Madonna is Unstoppable (New York Times); Doesn’t Miss a Beat (Washington Post); the Queen of Pop…an inspirational figure (LA Weekly); the ultimate professional (Entertainment Weekly); on fire (Rolling Stone); an authoritative diva far from the end of her reign (Time Out New York); the genre’s greatest icon (Boston Herald); immeasurable (Detroit News); Queen of the World (Willamette Week); bigger, if not better than ever (San Diego Union-Tribune).
 
Produced by Live Nation Global Touring, the Rebel Heart Tour kicked off on September 9, 2015 in Montreal and visited arenas in 55 cities on four continents over seven months. Madonna performed 82 shows, plus the special “Tears Of A Clown” fan club show in Melbourne. The tour grossed $169.8 Million with 1,045,479 in attendance, making her the top grossing touring female artist in the history of Billboard Boxscore with over $1.31 billion in ticket sales sold over the course of her career. Madonna is also the fourth top grossing touring act since tracking began in 1990.
 
The Rebel Heart Tour was directed by Jamie King with musical direction by Kevin Antunes (with band keyboardist Ric’key Pageot, drummer Brian Frasier-Moore, guitarist Monte Pittman, and background vocalists Kiley Dean and Nicki Richards), lead choreography by Megan Lawson, hair by Andy LeCompte, makeup by Aaron Henrikson, and costume design by Arianne Phillips.
Stay tuned for pre-order info coming soon!

ICON TEAM
MADONNA.COM

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You Can Dance – Madonna’s 1st full length worldwide remix album discography online now! (36 different pressings)

The discography to Madonna’s first worldwide remix album ‘You Can Dance’ has just been added!

You Can Dance was Madonna’s first full length (worldwide) non-stop remix album with an added bonus of a brand new song ‘Spotlight’ which was released as a single in Japan only.

We have collected 36 different pressings of this release, including this very rare Japanese advance promotional cassette!

Enjoy You Can Dance now

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Donna De Lory shares exclusive photo backstage at the Who’s That Girl Tour with interview – check it out now

To complete the interview with Donna De Lory looking back on what it was like touring the Who’s That Girl Tour 30 years ago, Donna has shared with us an incredible never before seen picture of the tour!

This is just a teaser, to view the complete full photograph please go to the interview page now and check it out!

The picture is from Donna’s own personal collection and we request to please not use it without permission.

 

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Donna De Lory shares her memories of the Who’s That Girl Tour with MadonnaUnderground – EXCLUSIVE read it all here!

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Who’s That Girl Tour, Donna De Lory agreed to share some of her memories traveling the world with Madonna for the very first time!

Donna has a lot of interesting things to share: did she get the keep the costumes? What did she do while in Amsterdam for the Who’s That Girl Tour? What was her favorite song to sing each night? Does she have funny moments of the tour she remember and wants to share?

Read it all in her own words HERE

Donna’s interview has been added to our ‘Various’ section in the main menu!

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Donna De Lory speaks to MadonnaUnderground about the Who’s That Girl Tour – full interview online tomorrow!

Stay tuned for an exclusive interview with Donna De Lory on her Who’s That Girl Tour memories!

We are currently at the start of the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Madonna’s first ever world tour.

Find out what the auditioning process was like, what Donna’s favorite tune to sing was every night, what it was like meeting Madonna for the first time and what did she do while she was in Amsterdam for the Rotterdam tour stop? 

Read it all in her own words right here TOMORROW!

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MADONNA IN BODY OF EVIDENCE AND DANGEROUS GAME (2017) – new book by Chris Wade

Chris Wade – the author of ‘Madonna: On Screen’ and ‘The Music of Madonna’ has just released a new book.

This one puts the main focus on the movies ‘Body Of Evidence’ and ‘Dangerous Game’, two movies released not far apart from one another but both heavily criticized. While ‘Body Of Evidence’ is seen as a Basic Instinct rip-off, Dangerous Game is notorious for its dark themes. Madonna’s acting in the latter is highly praised though and maybe to this day still is the best acting she’s ever done.

The book also includes a very interesting interview with Ken Kelsch the cinematographer of Dangerous Game, sharing some of his memories while being on the set.

To order the book click HERE, stay tuned for a full review!

Thanks to: Chris Wade

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The Look Of Love (third single off Who’s That Girl OST) discography added!

The disography to ‘The Look Of Love‘ has been added!

The Look Of Love was Madonna’s third and last single off the Who’s That Girl soundtrack, the only Madonna track to not have been released as a single is ‘Can’t Stop’. She performed the track live only during her Who’s That Girl Tour in 1987.

Check out the 13 different pressings HERE, including a rare mispressed 7″ from Germany with blank label.

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Diana Ross and Madonna tunes named essential Pride songs by Rolling Stone

As we all know it is a Pride Month, and what would a celebration of the LGBTQ community be without the anthems that define such a diverse and unique community. The lovely folks at Rolling Stone gathered up a list of the most essential Gay Pride songs of all time — and two queens who hail from the Detroit area made the list.

Diana Ross, the queen of Motown, released “I’m Coming Out” back in 1980 and basically gave people coming out of the closet a theme song. Even beyond the positive message, the song itself is such a bop, led by Chic’s Nile Rodgers giving his signature guitar lick. We dare you not to dance at a party or club when this song comes on.


Next up is Madonna, the metro Detroiter who left the suburbs for New York City. Madge has enough songs beloved by the gay community to have her own list, but only “Vogue” was worthy enough of this one.

As far as Madonna songs go, “Vogue” is one of her best. The song itself is iconic, but the music video for the song just takes the cake. The black & white filming, the dancing, even those finger snaps all make it one of the best songs to get down to ever.


Other artists who made the list include Robyn, George Michael, and Scissor Sisters to name a few.

More at MetroTimes

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Causing a Commotion discography online – 19 different pressings (including rare UK 7″ with badge)

Next up is Causing a Commotion in our discography!

The follow up single to ‘Who’s That Girl’ recorded for the official soundtrack and used in the film during the intro. It was another smash hit and later performed live on her Who’s That Girl Tour in 1987 and Blond Ambition Tour in 1990.

Check out all 19 pressings HERE, including this rare limited edition from the United Kingdom with badge!

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10 Reasons Madonna Is An Eternal Inspiration to the LGBTQ Community

The task of defining Madonna’s impact is brutal. You could say she redefined the power of pop stardom. Or helped establish music videos as an art form. Or called her own shots in a career that amounts to living mythology. But that would still be selling Madonna short, since any rote discussion of her “great business skills” leaves out the impact of Madonna as a person — the impish, unapologetic, philanthropic, often hilarious crusader who has been the LGBTQ community’s raddest pop heroine since she introduced her armpits to a hand dryer in Desperately Seeking Susan.

Madonna speaks on stage at the Billboard Women in Music 2016 event on Dec. 9, 2016 in New York City. 

Madonna Delivers Her Blunt Truth During Fiery, Teary Billboard Women In Music Speech

As far as being an ally goes, she’s the Elizabeth Taylor of pop; as far as iconography goes, she’s like if Marlene Dietrich were an X-Men. That’s a whole lot of gay credibility. Pride Month is not the same without Madonna and her music, and thus we recount 10 of her great gay moments.

1. Those Decades of AIDS Activism

Back in the ‘80s, we were hard up for celebrities who spoke out against AIDS (and it didn’t help that we had a president who was, shall we say, reticent on the subject). But in 1989 Madonna and her Detroit-era dance instructor Christopher Flynn, who was then diagnosed with AIDS, fired up New York with a major benefit dance marathon. By that time, Madonna had already lost her good friend Martin Burgoyne to the epidemic. In footage from the event, she thrashes about with sweet abandon. That’s fun to watch, but it’s even cooler to see Flynn, who later died from the illness, open up about Madonna as a confidante who understood him.

2. The Documentary Where Madonna Is Queen, But the Gays Rule Too

The ‘91 documentary Truth or Dare is quite possibly the second most essential purchase for new Madonna fans after The Immaculate Collection. It gives you legendary performances (not just the masturbation-centric “Like a Virgin” but also “Oh Father,” “Vogue,” and “Keep It Together”), infamous cameos from the likes of Antonio Banderas, Kevin Costner, and then-beau Warren Beatty, plus scream-worthy interactions with her backup dancers, most of whom were gay. Truth or Dare is one of the first documentaries I ever saw that featured gay dudes hanging out. They go to a Pride parade, gossip about each other, and get an earful from Madonna when they’re mean to another dancer. “Be nice to him. He doesn’t have the thick skin that you have,” she intones like the headmistress of homosexuality. Be sure to bring a hanky when she dedicates a show to her pal Keith Haring, who died just before the tour started.

3. Yep: Ellen Came Out With the Help of Madonna

Where were you when you learned Madonna was an instrumental part of Ellen DeGeneres’ coming out? I’m still blown away. Here’s Ellen herself remembering kind words from M.

4. The Drag Tribute That Rocked the ‘99 VMAs

The 1999 MTV Video Music Awards were perfect. You had Lauryn Hill winning Video of the Year, Ricky Martin owning America, Prince introducing TLC, and an amazing tribute to Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. by their mothers, Afeni Shakur and Voletta Wallace. You also had a stunning, utterly gay moment in the form of a drag tribute to Madonna’s career. One by one, drag queens toasted her most famous looks: the “Like a Virgin” wedding dress, the “Open Your Heart” cabaret look, the goth “Frozen” gown. Finally Madonna herself came out, patrolled the phalanx of queens, and declared, “All I have to say is it takes a real man to fill my shoes.” Extra special props to the queen in the “Bedtime Story” gear who absolutely annihilated that runway.

Madonna on stage with Drag Queens at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards at Lincoln Center in New York.
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Madonna on stage with Drag Queens at the 1999 MTV Video Music Awards at Lincoln Center in New York.
Full article at Billboard
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Who’s That Girl (single) discography online – 27 (rare) pressings!

Next in the discography was the first single off the Who’s That Girl soundtrack, the title track!

Who’s That Girl became Madonna’s second number one single in Holland and was a huge hit all around, despite some finding it ‘too similar to La Isla Bonita’.

In the discography we have collected 27 various vinyl, CD and cassette pressings including this very rare German advance presskit!

Check it all out HERE

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Who’s That Girl soundtrack added to discography – 30 different pressings!

We have updated the discography with the original soundtrack to Who’s That Girl.

Even though Who’s That Girl is not a Madonna studio album, it contained four brand new tracks recorded for the film’s soundtrack and therefor belongs to Madonna’s official discography. Out of the four tracks three songs were released as singles, Who’s That Girl even became Madonna’s second number one single in The Netherlands!

In the discography we have collected 30 different pressings (vinyl, CD and cassette) from various countries, including a very rare Japanese advance sample cassette AND promotional cassette with different artwork (pictured).

Enjoy Who’s That Girl now

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