Madonna‘s “American Life” album dropped. Upon its release, “American Life” received mixed reviews from critics and was a commercial disappointment, particularly compared to Madonna’s previous albums.
The album tackled important issues such as consumerism, war, and the pursuit of happiness, and featured some of Madonna’s most personal and vulnerable songwriting to date.
In honor of the 20th anniversary, Madonna is releasing an exclusive “American Life – Mixshow Mix” EP featuring remixes by Peter Rauhofer.Let’s take a look back at why we still love Madonna’s ninth studio album 20 years later…“American Life” was nothing short of revolutionary.
For starters, it served as a huge departure from the pop star’s usual sound and image.She shed her iconic blonde locks for a short brunette cut and traded in her provocative ensembles for military-inspired outfits.