Friday, December 17, 2010

EQ - The Recording and Sound Magazine: Recording Madonna by Shep Pettibone









10 comments:

  1. Great article! The best era ever!

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  2. Oh thanks again, interesting reading for weekend! Buster's collection is priceless and never-ending! Not my favorite era, but it's always interesting to read the old articles.

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  3. i remember reading this a few years ago... great read!!! by the way, shep was such a cutie back in the day... ;)

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  4. My collection used to be never ending but I got rid of so much. Not because I wanted to though. In 2006, I sold much of my rarites to fund a trip to NYC for 2 Confessions Tour shows. I had come on some hard times and couldn't have gone otherwise. So, I sold some really rare goodies. In was all worth it - I wouldn't trade Madonna's live experience for anything. Magazines and vinyl come and go for me and I don't collect like I used to. Still, you could take every last piece of my collection and it wouldn't take away the last 26 years of my Madonna experience. Plus, I get to come to Pud's blog and relive and share with you guys!

    Was he a cutie? He looks like a pedophile on the cover...that stache and cheesy grin! I got the creeps! LOL! But it is a great read! I love hearing about the process and in the studio!

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  5. amazing! thank you so much for sharing. "erotica" is in my top 3 of madonna's albums.

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  6. I have mixed feelings about the Erotica album. There are some great songs/sounds but the tracks are far too long (six minutes of In This Life?), and her vocals on some of the tracks aren't clear. I prefer it when she belts them out! It also didn't sell outside of her core fan base, and actually turned a lot of people off.

    I remember when they played Erotica on Radio One for the first time and at the end the DJ said "somebody chuck some cold water over her". The backlash had begun.

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  7. interesting article! buster i totally agree with you! the "madonna live" experience can't be compared to all the mags and collector's items of the world!

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  8. wow, shep was kinda hot. have always loved this article. such a gem. how lucky are we to have this insight into the album? erotica is a brilliant album. not perfect, but brilliant all the same. thanks pud, and buster, as always.

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  9. this is one of my favorite albums... i love reading it every time i get into an "erotica" phase.

    i wish we had more insight to the creative input on more of her albums.

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