Celebration Due to an editing error, the reviewer’s original grade in the magazine was inadvertently changed from an A to an B. EW regrets the error.… Celebration Due to an editing error, the reviewer’s original grade in the magazine was inadvertently changed from an A to an B. EW regrets the error.… 2009-09-29 Madonna Pop
Music Review

Celebration (2009)

Madonna | MATERIAL GODDESS Madonna
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MATERIAL GODDESS Madonna
EW's GRADE
A

Details Release Date: Sep 29, 2009; Lead Performance: Madonna; Genre: Pop

Due to an editing error, the reviewer’s original grade in the magazine was inadvertently changed from an A to an B. EW regrets the error.

Madonna, of course, is less about the Voice than the zeitgeist. At 51, she remains 
 as strenuously au courant as ever; on the glitched-out dance-floor stomper ''Revolver,'' one of two new tracks from her mammoth greatest-hits collection Celebration, she enlists raspy-voiced hip-hop scamp Lil Wayne, and delivers lyrical come-ons like ''My love's a revolver/My sex is a killer/Do you wanna die happy?'' Superfans may well die happy with this much concentrated Madge-estry: 36 tracks covering nearly every phase of her 
 25-year career. It all holds up surprisingly well. A

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Originally posted Sep 23, 2009 Published in issue #1068 Oct 02, 2009 Order article reprints
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