Today in Madonna History: January 20, 1996

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On January 20 1996, Madonna’s You’ll See re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 at #10.

The lead single from Madonna’s Something To Remember ballads collection debuted at #8 on December 8, peaked at #6 on December 16, and in the following weeks fell to #9, #11, #12, #11 and then climbed back to #10.

Larry Flick had this to say about You’ll See:

Foster’s flair for musical melodrama inspires Madonna to turn in what is easily her most assured and full-bodied vocal performance to date. Amid a swirl of strings and Spanish guitars, she spews the song’s declaration of romantic independence with a theatrical verve that perfectly matches the stagey, potentially overpowering tone of Foster’s arrangement without flying over the heads of her youthful top 40 following. A stunning effort that could easily become the ‘I Will Survive’ of this generation.

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2 responses

  1. This is one of my favourites from the 90s. The sequel to Take a Bow and both are on her ballads compilation Something to Remember. I always wished she had released a 2nd Ballads Collection. It would have included You must love Me through Masterpiece. I think Warner Brothers made one mistake on STR, and it should’ve included The Look of Love instead of the remix of I Want You!! Madonna always had the best ballads with her latest being Crave, Looking for Mercy and Extreme Occident.

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