2000 Album Reissued on High Quality 180g Vinyl LP!
Includes "Music," "Don't Tell Me," "What It Feels Like" & "For A Girl!"
Madonna's 8th studio album, "Music", was originally released September of 2000.
The album followed the success of her 1998 Ray Of Light album.
"Music" has an overall dance-pop, electronica vibe with rock, country and folk
influences. The album received five Grammy Nominations and won the award for
Best Recording Package.
"Filled with vocoders, stylish neo-electro beats, dalliances with trip-hop,
and, occasionally, eerie synthesized atmospherics, Music blows by in a
kaleidoscopic rush of color, technique, style, and substance. It has so many
layers that it's easily as self-aware and earnest as Ray of Light, where her
studiousness complemented a record heavy on spirituality and reflection. Here,
she mines that territory occasionally, especially as the record winds toward its
conclusion, but she applies her new tricks toward celebrations of music itself.
That's not only true of the full-throttle dance numbers but also for ballads
like 'I Deserve It' and 'Nobody's Perfect,' where the sentiments are couched in
electronic effects and lolling, rolling beats. Ultimately, that results in the
least introspective or revealing record Madonna has made since Like a Prayer,
yet that doesn't mean she doesn't invest herself in the record. Working with a
stable of producers, she has created an album that is her most explicitly
musical and restlessly creative since, well, Like a Prayer. She may have
sacrificed some cohesion for that willful creativity but it's hard to begrudge
her that, since so much of the album works. If, apart from the haunting closer
'Gone,' the Orbit collaborations fail to equal Ray of Light or 'Beautiful
Stranger,' they're still sleekly admirable, and they're offset by the terrific
Guy Sigsworth/Mark 'Spike' Stent midtempo cut 'What It Feels Like for a Girl'
and Madonna's thriving partnership with Mirwais. This team is responsible for
the heart of the record, with such stunners as the intricate, sensual,
folk-psych 'Don't Tell Me,' the eerily seductive 'Paradise (Not for Me),' and
the thumping title track, which sounds funkier, denser, sexier with each spin.
Whenever she works with Mirwais, Music truly comes alive with the spark and
style." - Stephen Thomas Erlewine, allmusic.com
• 180g vinyl
2. Impressive Instant
3. Runaway Lover
4. I Deserve It
6. Nobody's Perfect
7. Don't Tell Me
8. What It Feels Like For A Girl
9. Paradise (Not For Me)