Today in Madonna History: October 8, 1996

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On October 8 1996, Madonna’s You Must Love Me music video premiered on MTV.

You Must Love Me was released by Warner Bros. as the first single from the Evita soundtrack.  The song was written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, and it won an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1997.

Madonna filmed the music video for You Must Love Me on 31 August 1996 in California, while she was eight months pregnant with her daughter Lourdes. Madonna stood behind a piano to hide her pregnancy.

One response

  1. Her most complete vocal Performance! There is joy and sadness/Happiness and sorrow-in ballad You Must Love Me! For Madonna, that means everything. Everything came together in this song! For Madonna, Evita, Lola and for all of us-it meant the shock tactics were over at last! Madonna was loved again-this time Forever! Madonna was-to paraphrase an Australian Saints song-A FRIEND OF THE PEOPLE!

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