Like a Virgin is the second studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna, released on November 12, 1984, by Sire Records. Following the success of her self-titled debut album, Madonna wanted to become the record producer of her next album. However, her label was not ready to give her the artistic freedom and she chose Nile Rodgers instead to produce the album due to his work with David Bowie. Madonna wrote six songs on the record, five of which feature Steve Bray as a co-writer.
Madonna Album: Like a Virgin 01. Material Girl 02. Angel 03. Like a Virgin 04. Over and Over 05. Love Don't Live Here Anymore 0. Pretender 09. Stay 10. Like a Virgin (Extended Dance Remix) 11. Material Girl (Extended Dance Remix). Sire Records Company. Marketed by Warner Bros. Records In. a Warner Music Group Company. 1983 Sire Records Company.
Alex from Gatineau, CanadaDuring "Like A Virgin" album recording sessions, Nile Rodgers was unconvinced this song would fly as a single. He insisted the track was not strong enough as a dance track to be passable as the first single from Madonna's album. Rodgers preferred the peppy "Material Girl" as the album's first offering. and was proven the wiser
Madonna is the debut studio album by Madonna. It was released by Sire Records on July 27, 1983 in North America, and on August 20, 1985 in Europe (as The First Album). On May 21, 2001, Warner Bros released a remastered version of the album, with two bonus remixes, to support the Drowned World Tour. It was certified five-times Platinum by the RIAA on October 3, 2000, selling over five million copies in the United States. Worldwide, the album sold over ten millions copies.
On July 22 1985, Like A Virgin was certified 5x Platinum in the US – the first solo album by a female artist to be certified for shipment of 5-million copies.
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|Side A: The First Album|
|I Know It||3:45|
|Think Of Me||4:53|
|Side B: Like A Virgin|
|Like A Virgin||3:35|
|Over & Over||4:09|
|Love Don't Live Here Anymore||4:45|
|Dress You Up||3:58|
|25452-4||Madonna||First Album / Like A Virgin (Cass, Comp)||Sire, Warner Bros. Records||25452-4||Australia||1987|
|9362479352||Madonna||Like A Virgin / The First Album (CD, Album, RE + CD, Album, RE + Box, Comp)||Warner Bros. Records||9362479352||France||2000|
|LCD 1470503-025||Madonna||Like A Virgin / First Album (CD, Comp, Unofficial)||Sire||LCD 1470503-025||Russia||2003|
|HA1169||Madonna||Like A Virgin / Madonna (Cass, Comp, Unofficial, C-9)||Hins Collection||HA1169||Indonesia||Unknown|