True Blue

Madonna - True Blue
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1986 Ratings: #42 / 102
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Based on 652 ratings
1986 Ratings: #65
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
AllMusic
Certainly, there's some calculation behind the entire thing, but what matters is the end result, one of the great dance-pop albums, a record that demonstrates Madonna's true skills as a songwriter, record-maker, provocateur, and entertainer through its wide reach, accomplishment, and sheer sense of fun.
75
Entertainment Weekly
Though a bit diffuse, Madonna’s third project finds her adding to her palette with Spanish pop (”La Isla Bonita”) and messing with our heads with its seeming anti-abortion song (”Papa Don’t Preach”). Also notable for "Live to Tell,” her best ballad to date.
70
Slant Magazine

Time stamped with '80s-era keyboard and drum synths, True Blue, though chockfull of hits, is the most dated of Madonna's albums.

JonasFernandes
86

*REVIEW REMAKE*

Um verdadeiro divisor de águas na carreira da Rainha do Pop, o terceiro album de estúdio da Madonna, 'True Blue', dá uma guinada mirabolante na sonoridade e lírico da artista, trazendo uma abordagem madura superior aos seus anteriores, é um album que renova o som da artista e abre novos horizontes a serem explorados, além de também se destacar como um dos projetos mais icônicos na carreira de Madonna, um dos projetos mais ... read more

MasterCrackfox
84

Madonna's third album, the highest selling album from a female artist of the entire decade and one of the overall best selling albums of all time, is perhaps the singers most artful performance yet. Penned as a love letter to her then husband Sean Penn, True Blue transcends the disco-esque flourishes of her previous two albums in turn for a more calculated synthpop sound that even bridged on straight up art-pop at points. Although not every song was a major success or her best work, the album ... read more

ratococacola
89

Papa Don't Preach: 11/10
Open Your Heart: 11/10
White Heat: 8.9/10
Live To Tell: 11/10
Where's The Party: 7.5/10
True Blue: 7.2/10
La Isla Bonita: 11/10
Jimmy Jimmy: 5.4/10
Love Makes The World Go Round: 7.6/10

JazzyBella311
80

and more new wave madonna... I don't come back to this often

ConnorDunnoMe
76

Quite a few slappers on this but the songs that don't hit for me instantly I began to hate because I just really don't like the 80's production style

r3nan
83

é assustador o quanto love makes the world go round parece uma música da xuxa

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Added on: April 8, 2013