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Album’s Singles Review: “True Blue” by Madonna

True Blue (album)
With her newfound success over her second album “Like a Virgin”, Madonna returned for her third album “True Blue”. The album, as usual, has pop and dance pop songs, with one of the tracks with latin flavor. It has been a huge international success going to number 1 worldwide. It was her second consecutive number 1 album in United States and has gone 7x platinum by RIAA

Live to Tell
“Live to Tell” was the first single off Madonna’s third album “Live to Tell”. It is a ballad track which was Madonna’s first time to release a ballad as lead single. The song has been a worldwide hit becoming a number 1 single for her on Billboard Hot 100 and many countries.
Rate: 8.5 out of 10

Papa Don’t Preach
“Papa Don’t Preach” has been the second single off “True Blue” album. It is about Madonna refusing abortion which was brought about by unexpected pregnancy. The dance pop single was a hit worldwide reaching number 1 elsewhere. It was Madonna’s fourth US number 1 hit.
Rate: 8.75 out of 10

True Blue (single)
“True Blue” was the title track from the album and its third single. It is a beautiful pop track with doo wop style. It became another global hit when it reached number 1 in several countries and a top 3 hit in the US.
Rate: 8.5 out of 10

Open Your Heart
“Open Your Heart” was the fourth single by Madonna on her “True Blue” album. The dance pop song’s video has been her sexiest at that time. It was a big hit internationally which became her fifth number 1 in America.
Rate: 8.0 out of 10

La Isla Bonita
“La Isla Bonita” had became the last single from “True Blue”. The singlr was known for its Latin stylings. It eventually became a worldwide number 1 hit. While in US, it peaked at number 4. It reached number 1 in UK.
Rate: 8.5 out of 10

Credits: Billboard / OCC / Wikipedia