Celebration CD (2009)

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Product Overview

Track Listing
1. Hung Up
2. Music
3. Vogue
4. 4 Minutes
5. Holiday
6. Everybody
7. Like A Virgin
8. Into The Groove
9. Like A Prayer
10. Ray Of Light
11. Sorry
12. Express Yourself
13. Open Your Heart
14. Borderline
15. Secret
16. Erotica
17. Justify My Love
18. Revolver

Specifications

Label Warner/reprise/maverick
SKU 211971801
UPC 093624992745
UPC 14 00093624992745
Format CD
Release Date 9/29/2009
Links
Author Madonna
Compilation Appearance Vision Quest
Compilation Appearance Gift Of Love
Compilation Appearance Now & Forever (Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Freestyle Explosion Vol.07
Compilation Appearance Andrew Lloyd Webber Gold (Bonus Tracks)
Compilation Appearance Andrew Lloyd Webber: Divas
Compilation Appearance Billboard Top 10 Karaoke Box Set Vol
Compilation Appearance Ultimate Grammy Collection: Contemporary Pop
Compilation Appearance Love Songs 3
Compilation Appearance Billboard 1980'S Top 40 Karaoke Box S
Compilation Appearance Annie Lennox Collection
Compilation Appearance Annie Lennox Collection (w/ Bonus DVD)
Compilation Appearance Story So Far
Compilation Appearance Singles Collection
Compilation Appearance Essential Britney Spears
Compilation Appearance Ellen's I'm Gonna Make You Dance Jams
Compilation Appearance B In The Mix
Associated Artist/Work Aguilera, Christina
Associated Artist/Work Ciccone, Madonna
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Associated Artist/Work Vitamin String Quartet
Associated Artist/Work Wernherr, Otto
Associated Artist/Work Who's That Girl?
Technical Info
CatalogID 9362499274
Lable Name Warner Bros.
Released 09/21/2009
Original Release 2009
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 78m : 50s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00093624992745
Musical Guests
Justin Timberlake
Timbaland
Album Notes and Credits
Photographers: Herb Ritts; Wayne Maser; Jean Baptiste Mondino.
Madonna's run at the top of the charts lasted so long, longer than almost any other star, it's almost impossible to squeeze all the hits onto one collection. And so it is that Celebration, a single-disc, 18-track set that also has a companion double-disc expansion, misses a few songs, hits as gorgeous as "Rain" and as goofily camp as "Hanky Panky," but truth be told, they're not greatly missed on this parade of pop genius that's hampered only slightly by its non-chronological order. Out of order, it does emphasize Madonna's consistency, but the bigger problem with the collection is that it mixes up album mixes, single edits, Q-Sound mixes pulled from The Immaculate Collection, and a couple of stray odd edits and mixes. This is a mess, but not quite enough to dilute what is one of the greatest bodies of work in modern pop -- even in this mixed-up confusion, these singles are a joy to hear. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Professional Reviews
Rolling Stone (p.74) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "CELEBRATION kicks off with pure bliss and never lets up. It's a dizzying, non-chronological spin through the Madonna years, years it makes you feel lucky to be living through."
Entertainment Weekly (p.56) - "36 tracks covering nearly every phase of her 25-year career. It all holds up surprisingly well." -- Grade: B
Disc 1
1 Hung Up
2 Music
3 Vogue
4 4 Minutes - (featuring Justin Timberlake/Timbaland)
5 Holiday
6 Like a Virgin
7 Into the Groove
8 Like a Prayer
9 Ray of Light
10 La Isla Bonita
11 Frozen
12 Material Girl
13 Papa Don't Preach
14 Lucky Star
15 Express Yourself
16 Open Your Heart
17 Dress You Up
18 Celebration
Reviews
ReviewSource AllMusicGuide.com
Review Madonna's run at the top of the charts lasted so long, longer than almost any other star, it's almost impossible to squeeze all the hits onto one collection. And so it is that Celebration, a double-disc, 36-track set that also has a companion single-disc condensation, misses a few songs, hits as gorgeous as "Rain" and as goofily camp as "Hanky Panky," but truth be told, they're not greatly missed on this parade of pop genius that's hampered only slightly by its non-chronological order. Out of order, it does emphasize Madonna's consistency, and the bigger problem with the collection is that it mixes up album mixes, single edits, Q-Sound mixes pulled from The Immaculate Collection, and a couple of stray odd edits and mixes. This is a mess, but not quite enough to dilute what is one of the greatest bodies of work in modern pop -- even in this mixed-up confusion, these singles are a joy to hear.
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ReviewPage
Reviewer Stephen Thomas Erlewine
ReviewRating 8
Product Attributes
Artist Madonna
Label Warner/reprise/maverick
Music Format Compact Disc
Quotes
Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly Superfans may well die happy with this much concentrated Madge-estry: 36 tracks covering nearly every phase of her 25-year career.
Rob Sheffield, Rolling Stone Magazine It's a dizzying, nonchronological spin through the Madonna years, years it makes you feel lucky to be living through.

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