Mark Kamins, the legendary club DJ – who produced Madonna’s first single, and helped her to win a record deal – has died aged 56. Continue reading
This is the first in an ongoing series where I will be reviewing all of Madonna’s studio albums, in order of release. You can read my previous post on her latest, Hard Candy, here
In 1982, an unknown singer named Madonna Ciccone was signed to Sire Records, a New York-based subsidiary of Warner Brothers that was home to new-wave heroes, Talking Heads. Madonna was 24, a former dance student from Michigan who had touted her demo tape around underground clubs such as Danceteria and Paradise Garage.