Madonna - Music
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2000 Ratings: #42 / 112
User Score
Based on 380 ratings
2000 Ratings: #59
Liked by 16 people
September 19, 2000 / Release Date
LP / Format
Maverick, Warner Bros. / Label
Pop / Genres / Website
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Music - 100
Impressive Instant - 0
Runaway Lover - 40
I Deserve It - 90
Amazing - 70
Nobody's Perfect - 40
Don't Tell Me - 100
What It Feels Like For A Girl - 70
Paradise (Not For Me) - 40
Gone - 50
American Pie - 100
listening to this in 2020 makes me realize how this album didn’t age a single day, it still sounds so fresh and still sounds so futuristic. i’m completely amazed at how she managed to mix mainstream music genres with some experimental approaches so perfectly, it flowed so smoothly in my ears, who else could blend elements of country music with electronica/experimental music/glitch pop besides miss madonna?
with music - like any of her previous materials - madonna molded a lot of the ... read more
Caught between her desires to return to the commercial and club success of her 80s career and to maintain the critical accolades of Ray of Light, Madonna entered the 21st century with a flawed but enjoyable pop record. The tracks on Music range from classic dance bangers ('Music') to strange, guitar-heavy Americana ballads ('Gone.') The blend of styles creates an incongruous tracklist with some of my favorite Madonna songs but also some tracks that feel entirely inconsequential.

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Completely underrated and totally ahead of its time. This album is one of my favorite instances of Madonna totally nailing the assignment; she perfectly blends country and electronic influences into a pop record that feels fresh 20 years later. UGH I love her so much.

Perfect tracks: Music, Impressive Instant, Don't Tell Me, Gone
Music had great potential, but the Country influences ruined the whole body of it. Good production, though.
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Track List

  1. Music 
  2. Impressive Instant 
  3. Runaway Lover 
  4. I Deserve It 
  5. Amazing
  6. Nobody's Perfect
  7. Don't Tell Me 
  8. What It Feels Like For A Girl 
  9. Paradise (Not For Me) 
  10. Gone
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