Influenced creatively by living in Lisbon, Portugal over the past several years, Madame X is a collection of 15 new songs that celebrate Madonna’s career-long affair with Latin music and culture as well as other global influences.
Singing in Portuguese, Spanish and English, highlights on the album include ‘Medellín,’ which was co-produced by Mirwais and captures the spirit of Maluma’s hometown, the anthemic song “I Rise,” the Jamaican dancehall vibes of “Future” featuring Quavo, and co-produced by Diplo, as well as the sonically innovative Mirwais produced “Dark Ballet.” Recorded over 18 months in Portugal, London, New York and Los Angeles, Madonna collaborated on Madame X with longtime producer Mirwais, as well as with producers Mike Dean and Diplo, among others. “Lisbon is where my record was born,” Madonna says. “I found my tribe there and a magical world of incredible musicians that reinforced my belief that music across the world is truly all connected and is the soul of the universe.”
SIDE A 1. Medellín feat Maluma 2. Dark Ballet 3. God Control 4. Future feat Quavo SIDE B 5. Batuka 6. Killers Who Are Partying 7. Crave feat. Swae Lee SIDE C 1. Crazy 2. Come Alive 3. Extreme Occident 4. Faz Gostoso feat Anitta SIDE D 5. Bitch I’m Loca feat. Maluma 6. I Don’t Search I Find 7. Looking For Mercy 8. I Rise