Madonna’s New Album Receives Majority Approval Among Music British Critics

Brtish music critics and bloggers were invited to London’s Abbey Road studios to hear the first complete playback of Madonna’s 12th studio album which is to be released on March 26.

MDNA (a pseudo-blend abbreviation of “Madonna”) sees the 53-year-old singer working, once again, with British producer William Orbit, who is credited with re-igniting her career during their collaboration on her 1998 album Ray of Light.

Critics have reacted positively to Madonna’s new album, saying that “Madonna’s still pushing the envelope of her super stardom and MDNA is in no way a let-down” as Mirror critic Piper described the record as better than her previous albums,.

The Guardian’s Music Blog gave a track-by-track review describing it as “an album that’s been trailed by weak singles, but contains brilliantly bonkers moments”.

Madonna, MDNA Madonna performed her single Give Me All Your Luvin’ at the 2012 Super Bowl’s half-time show.

It also highlighted that fans should “get ready for terrible French accents, amazing pop raves and heartfelt ballads” and branded her track, Some Girls, as the “weakest moment” in the album.

The Telegraph’s Neil McCormick praised Madonna for “balancing the twin requirements of radio-friendly hooks and dance floor drive”.

But he noted that, while that some of the songs marked a return to high points in her career, her lyrics often “appear to have been added as an afterthought”.

It also highlighted that fans should “get ready for terrible French accents, amazing pop raves and heartfelt ballads” and branded her track, Some Girls, as the “weakest moment” in the album.

Madonna performed her new single at the Super Bowl half-time show last month, but her return to the stage was marred by an “inappropriate” gesture from rapper MIA, who joined her on stage.

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