Madame X is the fourteenth studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna. It was released on June 14, , by Interscope Records. The album was creatively influenced by her expatriate life in Lisbon , Portugal , after relocating there in summer Madonna co-wrote and co-produced the album with a number of musicians, including Mirwais , Mike Dean , and Jason Evigan. All four singles reached the top spot on the Dance Club Songs in the United States, extending her record as the artist with the most number-one songs on a singular Billboard chart, with a total of She also became the first and only artist to achieve a number-one song in five consecutive decades. Music critics gave generally positive reviews for the album, praising its experimental composition.
Revisit " Sister, Sister " and more '90s TV throwbacks that need a revival now. See our picks list. After a married woman and her lover murder her cruel husband, they find themselves targeted by someone who is aware of their crime. Despite her small town roots, Lily is street-wise because of her tough A young man, loved by two sisters, becomes a naval officer and boards the new clipper ship 'Green Dolphin' to New Zealand, where he drunkenly writes a marriage proposal to the wrong sister, profoundly affecting the life of the other.
Consisting of 75 dates, the all- theatre tour started on September 17, , in New York City, and concluded on March 8, , in Paris. The tour was managed by Maverick and Live Nation Entertainment. This marked the first time the singer toured small venues since 's The Virgin Tour.
Madame X was painted not as a commission, but at the request of Sargent. Sargent shows a woman posing in a black satin dress with jeweled straps, a dress that reveals and hides at the same time. The portrait is characterized by the pale flesh tone of the subject contrasted against a dark colored dress and background. The scandal resulting from the painting's controversial reception at the Paris Salon of amounted to a temporary set-back to Sargent while in France,  though it may have helped him later establish a successful career in Britain and America. The model was an American expatriate who married a French banker, and became notorious in Parisian high society for her beauty and rumored infidelities. She wore lavender powder and prided herself on her appearance. The English-language term "professional beauty" was used to refer to her and to a woman in general who uses personal skills to advance herself socially.