Today in Madonna History: October 22, 1996

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On October 22 1996, Madonna’s You Must Love Me (the lead single from Evita) reached #18 on the Billboard Hot 100.

The lyrics:

Where do we go from here?
This isn’t where we intended to be
We had it all, you believed in me
I believed in you

Certainties disappear
What do we do for our dream to survive?
How do we keep all our passions alive
As we used to do?

Deep in my heart I’m concealing
Things that I’m longing to say
Scared to confess what I’m feeling
Frightened you’ll slip away

You must love me
You must love me

Why are you at my side?
How can I be any use to you now?
Give me a chance and I’ll let you see how
Nothing has changed

Deep in my heart I’m concealing
Things that I’m longing to say
Scared to confess what I’m feeling
Frightened you’ll slip away

You must love me
You must love me

You must love me

One response

  1. There I Have said it-You Must Love Me is one of Madonna’s best, saddest and most heartfelt ballads she’s ever done because of the joy and sadness that love brings!-the sadness of Evita and the joy of Lola-plus only the outright passion that only Madonna can muster and deliver in an unbroken promise and benediction to her fanbase audience-You Must Love Me is a beautiful Madonna ballad, one of her best-sung and cried by one of music’s all time greats! I love You Must Love Me! Madonna Forever in her Detroit ballad Evita brilliance!

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