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The Album - Cover, Pics, Booklet

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Interestingly, this appears to be the cover of the promo copy given to the Swedish edition of the music magazine Gaffa:

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Interestingly, this appears to be the cover of the promo copy given to the Swedish edition of the music magazine Gaffa:

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Fan made. The creators tag is on the bottom right

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Strange... I just got a CD by Azealia Banks ('Broke With Expensive Taste'), and it's got everything; a 15-page booklet (+ a cardbox cover and back cover), lots of photos, all lyrics, all production and writing credits, acknowledgements... Everything! Many CD album liners still print lyrics, credits, and in quite some cases, photos.

Madonna's studio albums used to have lyrics and a few photos until 'Erotica' that had several more pictures. It remained that way until 'Music' that did not have lyrics (just lines from the song 'Music'). And now, even credits are missing... Why so cheap? We're talking about MADONNA here, not some very low budget artist. If Banks, Depeche Mode, Fall Out Boy and other acts can afford complete liners, why not M? Is it M's doing or her record company (Interscope, and Warner for pre-MDNA records)?

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A member on the popjustice forums emailed Universal for a list of production credits, and they replied saying that they didn't have the info :huh:

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Guest Norig

Weird its annoying as i love reading the info while listening to the album. I think the leak has something to do with the lack of info.

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A member on the popjustice forums emailed Universal for a list of production credits, and they replied saying that they didn't have the info :huh:

:rotfl:

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It bothers me SO MUCH that all the spines say REBEL HEART _ MADONNA rather than having her name first like every other CD spine in the world :americanlife::grr:

And yeah, why didn't he use the hand lettering on the spine and the back cover? Ugh

Coz he's a spineless cunt is why.

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Madonna's studio albums used to have lyrics and a few photos until 'Erotica' that had several more pictures. It remained that way until 'Music' that did not have lyrics. And now, even credits are missing... Why so cheap? We're talking about MADONNA here, not some very low budget artist. If Banks, Depeche Mode, Fall Out Boy and other acts can afford complete liners, why not M? Is it M's doing or her record company (Interscope, and Warner for pre-MDNA records)?

My Music copy has the lyrics. Did I get a rare copy?

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Do you think the lyrics aren't printed in the booklet, because they had to rush the release and didn't want to print WRONG producers etc., because there were so many versions of several songs?

It never stopped them with Celebrations release

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My Music copy has the lyrics. Did I get a rare copy?

:ohmy:

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stunning artwork, best since Erotica I think or AL. they were work as a three I think.

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:ohmy:

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Strange... I just got a CD by Azealia Banks ('Broke With Expensive Taste'), and it's got everything; a 15-page booklet (+ a cardbox cover and back cover), lots of photos, all lyrics, all production and writing credits, acknowledgements... Everything! Many CD album liners still print lyrics, credits, and in quite some cases, photos.

Madonna's studio albums used to have lyrics and a few photos until 'Erotica' that had several more pictures. It remained that way until 'Music' that did not have lyrics. And now, even credits are missing... Why so cheap? We're talking about MADONNA here, not some very low budget artist. If Banks, Depeche Mode, Fall Out Boy and other acts can afford complete liners, why not M? Is it M's doing or her record company (Interscope, and Warner for pre-MDNA records)?

You're awsome and i love you!!!

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first time i hear about lyrics in Music booklet

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that's what i remember....

like one verse per page...

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At this point it seems to me like they actually haven't even sorted out the publishing percentages with the army of people who worked on the album, hence no credits yet.

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Got my Super Deluxe version yesterday and I LOVED the packaging!! It still hasn't lyrics or credits (oh well) but it's very beautiful and well done. Best booklet / packaging since COADF, which has an amazing booklet imo!!

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A member on the popjustice forums emailed Universal for a list of production credits, and they replied saying that they didn't have the info :huh:

At this point it seems to me like they actually haven't even sorted out the publishing percentages with the army of people who worked on the album, hence no credits yet.

I think that we'll get the credits in April. I think that's why the album was originally going to be out in April, to sort out all the publishing rights.

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that's what i remember....

like one verse per page...

Yeah something like:

Do you like to Gambi Bambi?

Do you like my acid cunt?

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My SUPERDELUXE and CD single arrived at last!!! And my cd single has 4 tracks instead of two! WHOOOOOHOOOOOO

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My Super Deluxe arrived today too!!!!!! Not too keen about the sticker being on the actual cover but oh well

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I had to do it for myself. RH heart needed an all Marilyn platinum Madonna version. The pictures are soo good! IMG_1376.jpg

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Guest bluejean

Another flaw in the design is the vinyl spine!

The text is positioned the wrong way!!!

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I'm going to pretend its intentional to keep with the "Rebel" theme and doing things differently

:lmao:

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Guest bluejean

I haven't even bought a physical copy yet. Only digital. I was thinking of getting:

Deluxe

Super Deluxe

Vinyl

Living For Love CD single

Do I need the regular edition or is that a waste of time?

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Guest Rocco Papa

I haven't even bought a physical copy yet. Only digital. I was thinking of getting:

Deluxe

Super Deluxe

Vinyl

Living For Love CD single

Do I need the regular edition or is that a waste of time?

I didn't get the standard, just the deluxe and super deluxe.

Here's an unboxing video of all three editions, so you can judge for yourself:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hgmaj_Dy5U

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I got the standard too because the cover is gorgeous

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I love the photography, love the handwritten typography and loathe loathe loathe the stupid type on the back over and spine. It's the laziest shit since Bedtime Stories' back cover. Its an embarrasement to Graphic Design. I mean wtf is the underscore _ all about??? Also having two song titles on one line, then random ones on their own? It's like design from 15 years ago, so dated and completely stupid for this release! Don't get me started on the spine!!! REBEL HEART_MADONNA??? I mean really. Giovanni be gone with you! (Or whoever the fuck designed it as we have no credits!)

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