Today in Madonna History: October 18, 2005

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On October 18 2005, the lead single for Madonna’s Confessions on a Dance Floor album, Hung Up, was released.

Rolling Stone magazine had this to say about the release:

Going back to disco, as she always does and always should, the queen hustled up a chintzy-sounding Abba sample, a drag queen’s wet dream of a chorus, and Stuart Price’s electrobeats. The result? One of her most captivating hits ever — and thanks to those deceptively hard-hitting lyrics, one of her most personal.

The following tracks were included on the Hung Up CD maxi-single:

Radio Version
SDP Extended Vocal
Tracy Young’s Get Up and Dance Groove Edit
Bill Hamel Remix
Chus & Ceballos Remix
SDP Extended Dub

One response

  1. Hung Up is a firecracker Metal/Rocker of a Dance tune with hook in Abba and angry guitar in Pantera as Madonna-our Rebel Heart/Ray of Light Rock Queen Evita writes about the phone call that never comes and absolute heartbreak with a little bit of time travel thrown in for good measure! Time indeed goes by so slowly as Madonna Cries in Sadness and Tears! One of the best songs Detroit Rock City has ever produced! Madonna’s the one working on the line as her guitar sets up fireworks!

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