Madonna is the best-selling feminine recording artist of all time. She has 12 albums which have gone multi-platinum. She’s received seven Grammys, and has had fifty songs attain no 1 on the Billboard Dance chart. That’s extra quantity 1s than anybody in any class, ever. On this episode, she talks about a kind of no 1 hits: “Hung Up,” from her 2005 album Confessions on a Dance Ground. The track and that album had been co-produced by Stuart Value, an digital musician, producer, and DJ from the UK. “Hung Up” started partly as a result of Madonna was engaged on a movie with director Luc Besson (whose movies embody The Fifth Aspect and Taken). However the track additionally grew out of Stuart’s DJ units.
Madonna has a brand new career-spanning album out, referred to as Lastly Sufficient Love: 50 Quantity Ones, and in honor of its launch, Madonna and Stuart Value informed me the story of how their collaboration and partnership led to considered one of Madonna’s greatest hits.
You should buy or stream “Hung Up” right here.
For a transcript of this episode, click on right here.
Illustration by Carlos Lerma.
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