I've listened to 'American Life' three times already today

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The album or the single?

I bought the album on Turkish cassette for 50p last week and I've popped it on Discogs for £12. It still hasn't made me pop it on, though, but I might just have a bash this afternoon for SHITS AND GIGGLES.
 

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The album or the single?

I bought the album on Turkish cassette for 50p last week and I've popped it on Discogs for £12. It still hasn't made me pop it on, though, but I might just have a bash this afternoon for SHITS AND GIGGLES.
ALBAM hun!!
 

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In the holy trinity with Like A Prayer and Ray Of Light

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11 Love Profusion
11 Nobody Knows Me
11 Nothing Fails
11 Intervention
11 X-Static Process

Name a better 5 songs in a row on a Madonna album. Its impossible

DON’T GET ME FUCKING STARTED, BITCH
 

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DON’T GET ME FUCKING STARTED, BITCH

I can't find any 5 better IN A ROW. This one comes close, but Shanti/Ashtangi lets it down

Skin
Nothing Really Matters
Sky Fits Heaven
Shanti/Ashtangi
Frozen
 

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I can't find any 5 better IN A ROW. This one comes close, but Shanti/Ashtangi lets it down

Skin
Nothing Really Matters
Sky Fits Heaven
Shanti/Ashtangi
Frozen

Firstly, Intervention and X-Static Process aren't up to the same level as the rest, and even if they are all 10/10s (YOU CAN'T HAVE MORE THAN ONE 11, THAT'S THE POINT *has breakdown*), then

Til Death Do Us Part
Promise To Try
Cherish
Dear Jessie
Oh Father

WINS HANDS DOWN

And anyway, you could go the other way and do

Frozen
The Power of Goodbye
To Have And Not To Hold
Little Star (Ok, maybe not)
Mer Girl
 

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I'm obviously quite the PERVERT, because I remember preferring I'm So Stupid to a lot of it. As an album I've always found it pretty tepid. Let's see how it is however many years since the last time I listened to it.

Did we do any Madonna sync listens?
 

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Firstly, Intervention and X-Static Process aren't up to the same level as the rest, and even if they are all 10/10s (YOU CAN'T HAVE MORE THAN ONE 11, THAT'S THE POINT *has breakdown*), then

Til Death Do Us Part
Promise To Try
Cherish
Dear Jessie
Oh Father

WINS HANDS DOWN

And anyway, you could go the other way and do

Frozen
The Power of Goodbye
To Have And Not To Hold
Little Star (Ok, maybe not)
Mer Girl

If I can only have 1 11, it is Nothing Fails. The rest are 10

Til Death Do Us Part tops everything from American Life (and almost everything she's ever released), but Dear Jessie and Oh Father make that not quite as good for me

Those 5 are great but I can't not include Skin or Nothing Really Matters from ROL
 

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I'm obviously quite the PERVERT, because I remember preferring I'm So Stupid to a lot of it. As an album I've always found it pretty tepid. Let's see how it is however many years since the last time I listened to it.

Did we do any Madonna sync listens?
We did some WATCHES. I'd be up for MORE MADGE :disco:
 

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I must have listened last year, as I posted this in the other thread in September

07 American Life
08 Hollywood
05 I'm So Stupid
07 Love Profusion
08 Nobody Knows Me
06 Nothing Fails
04 Intervention
05 X-Static Process
03 Mother & Father
09 Die Another Day
08 Easy Ride

Let's see where I'm at with it now
 

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Think I've been sleeping on Nothing Fails and X-Static Process a bit. No major changes elsewhere.
 

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Now I'd rate

08 American Life
08 Hollywood
05 I'm So Stupid
07 Love Profusion
08 Nobody Knows Me
08 Nothing Fails
04 Intervention
07 X-Static Process
03 Mother & Father
09 Die Another Day
07 Easy Ride
 

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10 American Life
10 Hollywood
08 I'm So Stupid
10 Love Profusion
11 Nobody Knows Me
09 Nothing Fails
10 Intervention
08 X-Static Process
07 Mother & Father
10 Die Another Day
10 Easy Ride


FUCK IT!
 

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07 American Life
00 Hollywood
00 I'm So Stupid
08 Love Profusion
10 Nobody Knows Me
09 Nothing Fails
05 Intervention
07 X-Static Process
06 Mother & Father
06 Die Another Day
07 Easy Ride

A hodge podge. But some amazing highs. Still better than anything post Hard Candy
 
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I’ve always enjoyed this album and feel like the albums ‘Ray of Light’, ‘Music’, ‘American Life’ and ‘Madame X’ make up their own mini family of Madonna albums.
 

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Some of American Life is absolutely GORGEOUS. I agree it's better than anything from Hard Candy on, even though I do love Madame X
 
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08 American Life
07 Hollywood
06 I'm So Stupid
08 Love Profusion
08 Nobody Knows Me
09 Nothing Fails
10 Intervention
09 X-Static Process
07 Mother & Father
06 Die Another Day
10 Easy Ride
 

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