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Best Madonna Album Opening Tracks

Best opening tracks  

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  1. 1. Your favorite Madonna album opening track

    • Lucky Star
      5
    • Material Girl
      2
    • Papa Don’t Preach
      8
    • Like A Prayer
      22
    • Erotica
      20
    • Survival
      6
    • Drowned World/Substitute for Love
      32
    • Music
      9
    • American Life
      1
    • Hung Up
      18
    • 4 Minutes
      0
    • Girl Gone Wild
      4
    • Living for Love
      3
    • Medellín
      1


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Drowned World is a real prelude to what is the 'drowned world' inside the tracks of Rol.

Is a complete opera, a perfect track, almost whispered in the beginning with a crescendo in the amazing bridge and then toned down again in the end.

 

The Best ouverture for sure😍💙

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@RinoTheBounceryou cruel stud! 

Making me choose just one. :devil:

 

I had to go with Like A Prayer, since it's a really iconic album. But Drowned World/Substitute for Love and Erotica are the other two which I think are exceptional. 

Also if you look at the albums where they all are from, both the opening and closing songs complement the story of the album. 

 

Like A Prayer

 

Opening: Like A Prayer

Closing: Act of Contrition

 

Ray of Light

Opening: Drowned World/Substitute for Love 

Closing: Mer Girl

 

Erotica

Opening: Erotica

Closing: Secret Garden

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I would normally would have gone with Erotica or Like a Prayer but Drowned World completely floors me. The opening sounding like you're either ascending into the sky or sinking into the pits of a dark abyss followed by the male voice until Madonna's vocals. So beautiful, haunting and instantly a classic!

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I'm surprised nobody mentioned the aural experience of Who's that girl to Coco Loco.

It has to be Erotica for me.

Like a Prayer I love it because of the memories.

Drowned world, its the next one that it's a great opening, but my relationship with Ray of light goes hot and cold, hot and cold.

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4 hours ago, Ian said:

where's the opening track He's a Man from the Studio Album®  I'm Breathless? :smile::cryin:

GREAT SONG. Great album opener 

There will be a time when "All work and no play" will be regarded as the greatest 1st line on an album.

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("I traded fame for love
Without a second thought
It all became a silly a game
Some things cannot be bought"

being her best album opening verse.)

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