Music



Lyrics

Hey Mr. DJ
Put a record on
I wanna dance with my baby

Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like my acid rock

Hey Mr. DJ
Put a record on
I wanna dance with my baby

And when the music starts
I never wanna stop
It's gonna drive me crazy

Music, music, music,...
Music makes the people come together
(Never gonna stop)
Music, mix the bourgeoisie and the rebel
(Never gonna stop)

Don't think of yesterday
And I don't look at the clock
I like to boogie woogie
Uh uh

It's like riding on the wind
And it never goes away
Touches everything I'm in
Got to have it everyday

Music makes the people come together
(Never gonna stop)
Music, mix the bourgeoisie and the rebel
(Never gonna stop)

Hey Mr. DJ
(Never gonna stop)

Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like my acid rock

Hey Mr. DJ
Put a record on
I wanna dance with my baby

And when the music starts
I never wanna stop
It's gonna drive me crazy
Uh uh uh

Music makes the people come together
(Never gonna stop)
Music, mix the bourgeoisie and the rebel
(Never gonna stop)

Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like my acid rock

Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like to boogie woogie
Do you like my acid rock

Credits

Written by Madonna and Mirwais Ahmadzaï
Produced by Madonna and Mirwais Ahmadzaï
Programming and keyboards by Mirwais Ahmadzaï

Music shares an almost identical beat with 'Never Young Again', a song that features on Mirwais' album Production.


Album



Single

Music, the singleThis was the first single from the album Music, released in August 2000. It shot to the top of the charts in no-time. It became #1 in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and many other countries. It's Madonna's twelfth #1 in the US, establishing her once again as the best selling female artist ever. Eventually it went platinum, selling over a million copies (her fourth platinum single in the US).

The release of the single and the album was pushed back because of Madonna's pregnancy (with Rocco). However, on May 27th 2000 an illegal copy of the song leaked onto the Internet. In a few days it spread all over the web through forums and Napster. Madonna's spokesperson Liz Rosenberg reacted with the comment that the material was "work in progress which was stolen". After the release of the single, it would become clear that it was in fact the finished version that leaked onto the web, but only the first three and a half minutes of it.

This single gave the fans a good impression of Madonna's new style. With collaborator Mirwais she experimented with electronica-beats and vocoders. Funny detail, the male-sounding voice in the beginning of the song is in fact Madonna's voice heavily transformed.


Video

Music, the videoThe video was shot in LA by Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund. It features Madonna in a fur coat, with cowboy hat and golden medal, together with friends Niki Haris and Debi Mazar. The girls are escorted in a golden limousine, driven by British comic Ali G. He takes them to a club, where the girls enjoy a female strip act. However inconsequent with other music videos, MTV censored out parts of this strip act. In the middle of the song there's an animated part with Madonna as some kind of superwoman, flying through the sky, trashing her old song titles and DJ-ing at a party. Reason for the inclusion of this animation (and the reason why Madonna's seen sitting most of the time) was probably to hide her pregnancy.




Tour

Music @ Drowned World TourAfter a stunning 90 minutes show, ending with a steaming Holiday, Madonna gave the audience Music as encore. She, Niki and Donna danced from corner to corner, then the whole dancing crew gave a magnificent dance show, resembling the Grammies 2001 performance. 'Here we go!' Mo shouted as they all started doing deep-knee bends (16 in a row!), while the crowd danced under a rain of golden snippets. Maddy knows how to end a show in style!

Music @ Re-Invention TourHoliday and Music were such a perfect ending of the Drowned World Tour that Madonna decided to place them again together at the end of the setlist for the Re-Invention Tour. This time Music came first, with Madonna in her Scottish kilt climbing on top of a cubicle staircase, which hosted Stuart Price as the DJ in the middle. Price re-invented the song into a cool remix. Naturally there was a groovy dance routine with all of the dancers.

Music @ Confessions TourMadonna opened the last segment of the Confessions Tour with mixing The Trammps' 'Disco Inferno' with her own Music, turning it into the hedonistic Music Inferno. After a montage of old videos and an intro with rollerskating dancers, Madonna appears on stage in a classy white suit, channeling the legendary Tony Manero character, played by John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever. She dances her way to the end of the catwalk and does the famous disco guns choreography while the rollerskaters do amazing tricks. A vocoder plays the chorus of Where's The Party and the whole audience gets boogie'ing to the infectious beat. Definitely a highlight of the show for many fans!

Music @ Sticky & Sweet TourMusic is the only song that was included in all first 4 tours of the Millennium. Fitting the theme of the Old School segment on the Sticky & Sweet Tour, the vibe for Music got very 'Street'. After the introduction with a sample of 'Last Night a DJ Saved My Life', we're served to a mash-up of Music and Fedde le Grand's 2006 club hit 'Put Your Hands Up For Detroit'. The screens open up like giant doors of a metro and belt out a horde of dancers who join Madonna in a high energy dance routine. All are wearing colourful outfits; Madonna looks very street too in her purple hotpants and rainbow belt. As she sings one of the 'never wanna stop' lines, the music stops abruptly and Madonna screams orgasmically "Please don't stop!" Then they continue in a fast pace towards a grand finale. Except that it's only halfway through the show...

Music @ Rebel Heart TourThe final Party Segment of the Rebel Heart Tour is kicked off with Music, set in a '20s Parisian jazz-flapper café. With the titles of her biggest classics appearing in the décor - much like they did in the original music video - Madonna appears as the café's chanteuse in a Gatsby-inspired outfit, designed by Jeremy Scott (Moschino). The first few verses get a jazz make-over, before the electro beats kick in and get the jitterbugging strippers and gentlemen with tophats in the café dancing. During a break, Madonna jokes around with her band and the audience, usually 'playing' a song 'on her pussy' and often singing a few bars of 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend', before finishing Music and getting into Candy Shop.

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