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Immaculate Collection: the Best of Madonna

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In 2022, it was included in the Rolling Stone Italia list of the 10 greatest hits albums that "made history". Crazy for You", the 1985 single from Vision Quest, was another UK re-release at the time, reaching number two on the chart. Opens in a new window Opens an external site Opens an external site in a new window Newbury Comics - A Wicked Good Time! remixes of fifteen of her hit singles from 1983 to 1990, as well as the tracks 'Justify My Love' and 'Rescue Me'. She was a change-agent of Hollywood-blockbuster proportions, embodying womanhood's power while simultaneously upending musty notions of femininity.

In The Everything Mary Book (2006), editors explained "the album's colors of blue and gold resonate with some of the colors used in the traditional images of Virgin Mary". Photographer Herb Ritts shot the booklet's black-and-white images, which previously appeared in the June 1990 issue of Interview magazine.

Madonna‘s first greatest hits set, 1990’s The Immaculate Collection will be reissued on double vinyl in June. In Japan, The Immaculate Collection charted for 26 weeks on the Oricon Albums Chart, with a peak of number five. All the previously released material were reworked through the QSound audio technology, becoming the first ever album to use it.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. AllMusic senior editor Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote that the album "remains a necessary purchase, because it captures everything Madonna is about and it proves that she was one of the finest singles artists of the '80s. Nevertheless, it became the highest-charting greatest hits album in a decade since Kenny Rogers's Greatest Hits (1980). Due to this prohibition, the music video was commercially released as a video single, and become the highest-selling in this format of all time. This first Greatest Hits album from Madonna was released in November 1990, and contains fifteen of her hit singles to that date, all slightly remixed and re-edited to reduce running times enough to fit all the tracks onto a single CD.The remix was just really to create the QSound, and make the song kind of envelop you when you listened to it in a certain sweet spot in front of the speakers [. It earned seven-time platinum certification from the Music Canada (MC) for shipments of 700,000 copies.

Liz Smith from Sarasota Herald-Tribune commented that the headlines and gossip would only hype more interest in the album. Somebody worked really hard on this one—not only a beautiful presentation of this brilliant collection on colour vinyl, but a really gorgeous, careful mastering (they fixed all the sibilance heard on other cuts). You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.

It jumped to number two on January 26, 1991, [62] being blocked from the top spot for two weeks by Vanilla Ice's To the Extreme. Selena Dieringer from Houston Press listed The Immaculate Collection among the "ten really fantastic Greatest Hits albums". All the previously released material were reworked through the QSound audio technology by Shep Pettibone, assisted by Goh Hotoda and Michael Hutchinson. The Immaculate Collection became Madonna's second album, after Like a Virgin (1984), to receive diamond award from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and was later certified eleven-time platinum denoting 11 million album-equivalent units. Please note the sound quality of picture disc records may not always be comparable with that of a conventional black vinyl record.

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