Today in Madonna History: October 24, 1987

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On October 24 1987, Causing A Commotion climbed to its peak position of number-two in the U.S. on the Billboard Hot 100. It remained in the runner-up spot for three weeks, with Michael Jackson’s Bad blocking it from the top for the first two weeks and Tiffany’s I Think We’re Alone Now overtaking it on the third.

The song was the second and final Madonna single from the Who’s That Girl soundtrack in North America, while some international markets were treated to a third single – the underrated ballad The Look Of Love.

One response

  1. Clearly a song for and about Sean, Causing a Commotion is one of La Ciccone’s underrated and overlooked hits-a rough gem of a tune-with the guitars and keyboards moving in time in the Madonna-shaped hook pleading “Notice me. Remember me. Love me!” In the end, that may be the fundamental message of Madonna’s entire career! Brilliant, Madge!

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