Like a Virgin

Madonna - Like a Virgin
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1984 Ratings: #15 / 92
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Based on 252 ratings
1984 Ratings: #28
November 12, 1984 / Release Date
LP / Format
Sire, Warner Bros. / Label
Pop, Dance Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Entertainment Weekly

She’s still trying to live down ”Material Girl.” It gave ammunition to her critics and has remained a thorn in her side ever since.

90
AllMusic
Here, the calculation is apparent, and while that's part of Madonna's essence -- even something that makes her fun -- it throws the record's balance off a little too much for it to be consistent, even if it justifiably made her a star.
80
Rolling Stone
She doesn't have the power or range of, say, Cyndi Lauper, but she knows what works on the dance floor.
playboiflacko00
75
Madonna’s sophomore album solidified her status as a shining star in the music industry and not to mention birthed her iconic 1984 VMA performance. Although it is eccentric and has it’s great dancing songs, Like A Virgin does have a good amount of filler that makes it slightly inferior to its predecessor

Best Tracks:
Pretender (favorite)
Stay (favorite)
Angel
Like A Virgin
Love Don’t Live Here Anymore
KengojiUltamYT
75
Daughter of a Bastard
musicmagpie55
65
Slightly more repetitive, Madonna's second album continues the dance-heavy bops of her debut. Like a Virgin has some of her most iconic work (the title track, 'Material Girl,' and 'Dress You Up') that solidified her position amongst the pantheon of pop gods. There are also several tracks that feel like beyond toss aways. It is disappointing because her debut's best quality is its immediacy and replayability from start to finish. There are some ballads on this album that weigh down the entire ... read more
kimseohyun
73
I consider this album a less tasty version of "Like a Prayer". It may even be a warmer LP compared to others in the career, but it's still delicious to hear.
tha138
62
Speaking of catchy dance-pop, here's the ultimate , material girl to fulfill dreams and desires.
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Track List

  1. Material Girl
  2. Angel
  3. Like a Virgin
  4. Over and Over
  5. Love Don't Live Here Anymore
  6. Dress You Up
  7. Shoo-Bee-Doo
  8. Pretender
  9. Stay 
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