It was released on November 12, and charted at in early It became the first female album to sell over 5 million copies in the. Spawning five singles, it made Madonna a household name and inspired a generation of women to control their sexual identity and combat old gender norms.
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These were ideas grandma and grandpa could get behind, and yet the something Michigan native caused a minor sensation, setting the stage for a total pop-culture takeover. Clearly, music was only one of her weapons. While Madonna offered Middle American mallrats a taste of underground NYC dance culture, what really got people talking was the singer herself.
In mid Madonna arrived at New York City's Power Station studios with Nile Rodgers to record the album that would make her an international superstar - using cutting-edge bit technology. Following the film's release, the girl in question actually took issue. When handing Tarantino an autograph, she wrote: "Quentin, it's about love, not dick.
Though not as innovative as her debut, the album stands as one of the most definitive pop artifacts from the indulgent Reagan Era. Label: Warner Bros. Release Date: September 9, Buy: Amazon.
On May 21,Warner Bros. Like a Virgin sold 21 million copies worldwide, of wich 10 millions only in the United Sates, where it was certified Diamond. It stayed at the top of the Billboard for three weeks, and it is considered by many critics as "The album that made Madonna a star".
Like A Virgin - Oct. Material Girl - Jan. When Madonna released her first album in she already had enough material for another album.
Like a Virgin is the second studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonnareleased on November 12,by Sire Records. Following the success of her self-titled debut album, Madonna wanted to become the record producer of her next album. However, her label was not ready to give her the artistic freedom and she chose Nile Rodgers instead to produce the album due to his work with David Bowie. Madonna wrote six songs on the record, five of which feature Steve Bray as a co-writer.