[83] It debuted at number five on the New Zealand albums chart, and was certified platinum by Recorded Music NZ (RMNZ) for shipment of 15,000 copies. I feel like I've earned the right to rip myself off. The album was mainly recorded at Price's home-studio where Madonna spent most of her time during the recordings. And she is a sterling example of pop survival. Web. One of the best Pop-Dance albums ever created in my opinion. © 2008-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. [1] The songs reflected Madonna's thoughts on love, fame and religion, hence the title Confessions on a Dance Floor. "[65], Thomas Inskeep from Stylus Magazine stated that the album is "Madonna's most purely beat-driven album since her self-titled 1983 debut" and "easily her finest effort since Ray of Light. That's how we constructed it. Definitely worth the money. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 4, 2018. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. 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As Madonna said: "I want people t… Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Lyrics.com. The printing quality is excellent, the audio is superb, the gatefold packaging gorgeous, which altogether easily make this the best title in the 2016-2017 series of M vinyl reissues. [44] In the United States it became her 36th top ten hit, tying her with Elvis Presley. "[70] Christian John Wikane from PopMatters commented that the album "proved that Madonna, approaching 50 years-old, is a vital force in the ever-expansive landscape of popular music. [95] In Hong Kong, the album was awarded a Gold Disc Award by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry for becoming one of ten biggest-selling international album for 2005. The fact that it's an overall great listen makes it all the better. Confessions on a Dance Floor merged elements from 1970s disco, 1980s electropop and 2000s club music. It was released on November 9, 2005, by Warner Bros. Records. So, yes, the new album was a reaction to all the other stuff I was doing, which was very serious in nature. Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web! "[61] Peter Robinson from Observer Music Monthly declared that the album ranks alongside Madonna's other albums like True Blue (1986) and Like a Prayer (1989). I kept it anyway as I couldn’t be bothered to send it back. All tracks are produced by Madonna and Stuart Price, except where noted. Artist at the 2006 World Music Awards for the album. [48][55] "Jump" was released as fourth and the final single from the album on October 31, 2006. In a firmament that eats up artists like popcorn and where chart success is as fleeting as Jessica Simpson's attention span, Madonna remains an inspiring, intimidating beacon of permanence. [48][49][50] However, in the United States, the song was less commercially successful due to underplay on radio, but managed to reach the top of Billboard's dance charts. [9] Alan Light from Rolling Stone declared that the album illustrated that "Madonna has never lost her faith in the power of the beat." She elaborated: I was running back and forth, literally, from the editing room with [the documentary's director] Jonas Akerlund to working with Stuart, who was also mixing the music in the film. The songs reflected Madonna's thoughts on love, fame and religion, hence the title Confessions on a Dance Floor. Gimme! This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. [54] It reached the top ten in countries such as Australia, Canada, United Kingdom and Italy, and peaked at number one in Spain. I wanted to be happy, silly and buoyant. The decision was spurred by the fact that "Get Together" was the third most downloaded song from the album. The outstanding Confessions Tour enhanced sales for this euphoric album that crowned Madonna as the Disco Queen of the 21st century, and went on to sell 12+ million copies in total. I am a fan of all the hot single's that come from this album, initially I had no intention of buying the album Though after buying the 2009 greatest hits album(celebration) but when I realized 2 out of her 4 hits in the Confessions on a dance Floor album was not in that album I had to buy the confessions on a dance floor album especially for the song "Get Together". Reviewed in the United States on November 16, 2005. How they sound in the moment is far more important than what they mean, and Madonna knows that better than anyone. Songs on the album sample and reference the music of other dance-oriented artists like ABBA, Donna Summer, Pet Shop Boys, the Bee Gees and Depeche Mode, as well as Madonna's 1980s output. [26][27][28] In order to promote the album's release, Madonna appeared on Parkinson. The album became the fifth consecutive Madonna album to top the chart. Many pop acts barely manage one. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Prime members enjoy Free Two-Day Shipping, Free Same-Day or One-Day Delivery to select areas, Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading, and more. Bush. There's a lot of madness in the world around us, and I want people to be happy. [9] The song became a success on the United States dance charts, but failed to enter the Hot 100. My husband and I went out one evening. Madonna took her collaboration with Stuart Price who was overviewing her documentary I'm Going to Tell You a Secret. We took one of the songs he did and I said to Stuart, "Let's sample these bits. In fact, this is easily her most carefree, lyrically unchallenging album since her debut, with few songs mining the personal vein that she explored on LIKE A PRAYER, BEDTIME STORIES, or RAY OF LIGHT--though this is a thoroughly enjoyable album on many levels, die-hards proclaiming it her best should revisit the aforementioned three, all of which artistically supercede this . It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The Queen of Music has done it again, but this time added a little more magic, Confession on a dance floor is a non stop album, no fade outs into the next song just mixes straight into song after song 12 tracks 12 fantastic tracks from the 2 number one singles, Sorry and Hung Up with Jump and Get Together pounding behind them as single releases, the album feels fresh and Madonna is enjoying her self, this shines through. The Confessions Tour was the seventh concert tour by American singer-songwriter Madonna, launched in support of her tenth studio album, Confessions on a Dance Floor.The tour began in Inglewood on May 21, 2006, and ended in Tokyo on September 21 of the same year. An upbeat, fast paced and feel good factor CD album, "Confessions on a Dance Floor" is by far the one and only album I can truly dance to! According to her, Price used to stay up all night working on the songs. Gimme! But damn if that chorus won’t make for a perfect jingle for a tourism commercial. Reviewed in the United States on April 25, 2020. It was the complete opposite direction from her previous studio effort American Life(2003)… Songs on the album sample and reference the music of other dance-oriented artists like ABBA, Donna Summer, Pet Shop Boys, the Bee Gees and Depeche Mode, as well as Madonna's 1980s output. [80][81], In Australia, Confessions on a Dance Floor debuted at the top of the ARIA Albums Chart for the issue dated November 21, 2005, and was present for a total of 33 weeks within the top 50 of the chart. Prime Cart. [32] The band appeared on the stage via a three dimensional technique which projected their holograms on the stage. Click or Press Enter to view the items in your shopping bag or Press Tab to interact with the Shopping bag tooltip, Grow Your Child's Library with Top Young Reader Series, 50% Off All Funko Wetmore Forest POP!, Plush, and More, Knock Knock Gifts, Books & Office Supplies, Buy One, Get One 50% Off Holiday Boxed Cards, Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser.