Today in Madonna History: February 27, 1995

On February 27 1995, Madonna’s chart topping single, Take A Bow, was certified Gold by the RIAA for shipments of 500,000 copies.

Matthew Jacobs (The Huffington Post) had this to say about Take A Bow:

Take A Bow is Madonna’s most poetic ballad. Much in the way that such hits as Borderline and Into The Groove act as the fuselage of ’80s pop … a lost-love elegy that squares nicely with the burgeoning female singer-songwriter movement of the ’90s. Don’t mistake its sleepy quality for stuffiness. This song is Madonna at her loveliest.

One response

  1. Not only is Take a Bow at her loveliest but also at her saddest! Take a Bow is a sweet, sad and Truly
    -Dare I say it-soulful ballad that captures Madonna at her most tender and disarming! There’s a reason why Take a Bow zoomed to #1 on Billboard’s chart-The fans and critics loved her again!

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