Madonna - MDNA

Madonna - MDNA
CRITIC SCORE
60
Based on 17 reviews
2012 Rank: #674 / 759
USER SCORE
55
Based on
45 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
musicOMH
musicOMH

When it comes to partaking in pop, MDNA has easily set itself out as 2012’s go-to drug of choice. 

80
PopMatters
PopMatters

MDNA is quite possibly Madonna’s best album in over a decade.

70
NME
NME

In the end, ‘MDNA’ is a ridiculously enjoyable romp, but oddly not for the bits that are supposed to be fun.

70
Spin
Spin

This is the most naked she's been in years.

60
Drowned in Sound
Drowned in Sound

Not unlike Born This Way, MDNA is a bit all over the place with moments of brilliance often stood right next to a hugely underwhelming counterpart.

50
FACT Magazine
FACT Magazine

She now sounds like a woman groping in the dark, occasionally hitting on a trick that works but still unsure of what her voice should be.

50
A.V. Club
A.V. Club

Madonna herself seems absent from much of MDNA

45
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

This one feels particularly hollow, the dead-eyed result of obligations, deadlines, and hedged bets.

40
Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound

Whereas she used to craft dizzying spectacles that were both insightful and emotional, she lays it all out here, bolds the key terms, and highlights the fluff.

40
No Ripcord
No Ripcord

It’s not exactly bad, but has about as much creativity and passion behind it as a spreadsheet.

35
Beats Per Minute
Beats Per Minute

 Little about MDNA is new or fresh or urgent

User Reviews
Celestico
55
+ : Girl Gone Wild | I'm Addicted
- : I'm A Sinner | Superstar | Falling Free
Creator R-Zita
39
Really average! She is the POP Queen and she made this "safe" album with lots of auto tunes. Maybe she lost her "touch"
100
Every song is linked to a specific drug effect, maybe it's not homogenic but drugs aren't either
75
More interesting than 'Hard Candy' but lacking the simple brilliance of 'Confessions,' 'MDNA' is a good album from a spectacular artist.
100
Madonna is ageless really. She just seems young in her looks, attitude and music. Her lyrics are so creative,intellectual and yet brave, provocative but remain so pop catchy sound to it.
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DETAILS

RELEASED: March 26, 2012
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Interscope
GENRE: Pop
TAGS
Track List
  1. Girls Gone Wild 
  2. Gang Bang 
  3. I’m Addicted 
  4. Some Girls 
  5. I Don’t Give A 
  6. Turn Up the Radio
  7. Give Me All Your Luvin’
  8. B-day Song
  9. Superstar
  10. I’m a Sinner 
  11. Masterpiece
  12. Falling Free 
  13. Love Spent 
  14. I Fucked Up 
  15. Beautiful Killer
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Added on: February 26, 2012