It wasn’t the 33-couple wedding that made Keith Urban cry during last night’s Grammys– it was Madonna’s voice. The Material Girl sounded just a bit off during her brief version of “Open Your Heart,” but I suppose it wasn’t nearly as bad as Metallica’s horrendous version of “One.” At least we know she wasn’t lip-syncing…

Let’s cleanse our Madonna palates with the original 12″ “Open Your Heart” single, shall we?

Madonna_ Singles & B-Sides

Madonna: “Open Your Heart” 12″ single

Sire Records, 1986

Vinyl rip courtesy of the Analog Kid

1. “Open Your Heart” [Extended Version] (Madonna/Cole/Rafelson)

2. “Open Your Heart” [Dub] (Madonna/Cole/Rafelson)

3. “White Heat”  (Madonna/Leonard)


Bonus Tracks!

The first rule of The Analog Kid blog is that if you write about a song on the Analog Kid blog, you share the song on the Analog Kid blog.

_..And Justice For All

Metallica: “One” (Hetfield/Ulrich)

From the album …And Justice For All

Elektra Records, 1988

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2 responses »

  1. WTF Pancakes says:

    eh, she’s never really been much of a singer. she’d do wel to check out the classic Shatner/Rollins duet “I can’t get behind that.”

    • She really improved after “Evita,” but in recent years she’s taken a few steps back. Still a fine entertainer though– we saw her about a year and a half ago and it was worth every penny. And it cost a LOT of pennies,

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