Who's That Girl



Lyrics

Who's that girl
Who's that girl

When you see her
Say a prayer and kiss your heart goodbye
She's trouble
In a word get closer to the fire
Run faster
Her laughter burns you up inside
You're spinning round and round
You can't get up, you try but you can't

Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl
Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl

You try to avoid her fate is in your hands
She's smiling
An invitation to the dance
Her heart is on the street
Tu corazon es suyo
Now you're falling at her feet
You try to get away but you can't

Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl
Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl

Light up my life
So blind I can't see
Light up my life
No one can help me now

Run faster
Her laughter burns you up inside
He's spinning round and round
You can't get up, you try but you can't

Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl
Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl

Light up my life
So blind I can't see
Light up my life
No one can help me now

Who's that girl
Now who's that girl
Now who's that girl
Now who's that girl

Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl
Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl
Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl
Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl
Quien es esa nina, who's that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who's that girl

Credits

Written by Madonna and Patrick Leonard
Produced by Madonna and Patrick Leonard


Album



Single

Who's That Girl, the singleTo promote the movie and the soundtrack, Madonna released the title track in the summer of 1987. The funky song wasn't just typical for Nikki Finn, but for Madonna as well. After three successful albums and already some different images and styles, some people wondered 'who's that girl anyway'? The single was a big hit and topped the charts in the US, UK, Canada and Japan. However, it's Madonna's only #1 that was left off The Immaculate Collection. This was fixed on Madonna's 2009 compilation album Celebration. At the 1988 Grammy Awards it was nominated for Best Song From A Motion Picture.


Video

Who's That Girl, the video Peter Rosenthal directed the video for Who's That Girl. It's a combination of images from the movie and images of a boyish Madonna in a suit, dancing around with some kids, a theme she'd already tried for Open Your Heart.


Tour

Who's That Girl @ Who's That Girl Tour Naturally, the theme song couldn't fail on the Who's That Girl tour. Quien es esa nina was a good fit after that other song with Spanish vibes, La Isla Bonita. Dressed in her red flamenco dress Madonna dances around on stage, lets the audience sing along and then ends it on a dramatic tone, softened by a blown kiss at the end.

Who's That Girl @ Rebel Heart TourAfter it's resurgence on Celebration, it was only a matter of time Who's That Girl would be sung live again. The Rebel Heart Tour would feature a Latino-inspired segment, being one Madonna's favourite recurring themes, Who's That Girl is a fitting choice there after the choreography-heavy La Isla Bonita & Dress You Up. Sitting down at the end of the catwalk in the special Givenchy outfit while Monte standing next to her, Madonna sings the 1987 track with teenage-like innocence alongside just the two guitars. The song quickly becomes one of the big singalong moments of the show but Madonna's beautiful voice still dominates the venue. A number with no choreography or backdrop, it would soon become the experimental part of the show with Madonna either replacing the track, most notably with Secret & Take A Bow, either adding another bonus performance after it. During the progression of the tour, many song combinations would arise which is a blessing for the fans, but unfortunate for Who's That Girl, which was only performed on roughly half of the tour and only scarcely during the 2016 leg, eventually being left out of the official recording of the tour.

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