Category: Madonna Culture
On this day, 25 years ago, Madonna released Erotica, her most provocative and daring album which was also her first release on Maverick Records label.
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the release of Erotica five years ago the MadonnaTribe team met Tony Shimkin, co-producer and co-author of some of the album’s greatest songs, Tony brought us behind the scenes of the making of this incredible album and talked about two songs that didn’t make the final cut of the album, You Are The One and Shame. Both tracks were still unknow at the time and later surfaced on the internet in Summer 2014. Read More
30 years ago today Madonna performed the second to final show of her Who’s That Girl World Tour at the Stadio Comunale in Turin, Italy – a performance that later combined with footage from the final show in Florence on September 6 and parts recorded in Tokyo, Japan, became the famous VHS tour souvenir Ciao Italia.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the True Blue album, MadonnaTribe brings you a special message from Stephen Bray, co-writer and co-producer of some of the most iconic songs on this album, such as the title track, Where’s The Party and Jimmy Jimmy. His production work on Papa Don’t Preach was also amazing! Read More
On June 30, 1986, Madonna released her third studio album with Sire Records. True Blue entered iconic status not only due to the classic songs it contains but also for the incredible and powerful packaging, which is still very contemporary, based on one of the most iconic images of the Queen of Pop shot by Herb Ritts.
Ten years ago, when True Blue turned 20, the MadonnaTribe Team has had the pleasure to have a brief chat with Jeri Heiden, the woman in charge of the cover design of True Blue as well as many other Madonna albums like Like A Virgin, Like A Prayer, and You Can Dance.
Celebrating True Blue ‘s 30th anniversary, let’s have a look back at our chat with Jeri focused on the making of the album’s iconic cover. Read More
Marking 26 years from Madonna’s third and final Blond Ambition Tour show at the SkyDome in Toronto on May 29, David Friend from The Canadian Press got in touch with Supt. Frank Bergen, who remembers it well as he was a Toronto constable at the time. Looking back, he says the controversy immortalized in the Truth or Dare 1991 documentary film didn’t exactly capture the full story. Read More