Ray Of Light (studio album) by Madonna
Ray Of Light is ranked as the best album by Madonna.
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 74.1/100, a mean average of 72.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 74.1/100. The standard deviation for this album is 20.3.
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This is on the low end of the Madonna spectrum for me.
Her finest hour. Overall, 60/100.
Her best album
An unexpected album that once again proved Madonna as the queen of reinvention.
love this album
Favorite Tracks:Drowned World/Substitute For Love, The Power Of Goodbye
Grande acerto de Madonna. Tinha house, misticismo e produção divina.
Why this one? Of all her albums, why choose the one with rather uninspired ‘90s electronic production, with less expressive vocals than I’m expecting from Madonna, with... ugh, you know where this reminds me of? Those hip hop albums that get a lot of praise, and people comment on it like: “I don’t like hip hop, but this...”. They’re just more ‘white’: more melody, more choruses, more self-loathing in the lyrics. Which aren’t necessarily bad things, and the praise is sometimes deserved, but what’s so bad about the hip hop albums that don’t do those things?
And now that I think of it, this is on of Madonna’s least ‘feminine’ and sex-focused albums. I think that explains a lot.
Anyway, the album is still good, and shows how Madonna can survive in any musical environment.
Some people overrate this because it's Madonna, and some underrate it because, you know, it's Madonna. I think it's a pretty decent album
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