Madonna - The Girlie Show (Live Down Under)
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SEGMENT 1: The Dita files. A series of darker dance numbers performer by Madonna in her Dita outfit. Erotica, the show's opener is Madonna's sole presence on stage, with dancers in the background. Good for what it is. But does not get the juices flowing, as the songs lyrics promise. Fever rocks - not one of my fave songs by Madonna, but she gives it plenty of life & sings it live! as well - she lipsynced to this one in London. Quite a sexy routine also with 2 dancers. Madonna flirts with the crowd. Vogue is an elaborate spectacle, with Madonna, Nikki & Donna wearing what look chandeliers on their heads, & indulge in artsy dancing. Cool. Rain demonstrates Madonna can sing & harmonise.
SEGMENT2: 70s DISCO.Read more ›
Filmed in Australia in 1993, this was Madonna's last world tour for 8 years (until the Drowned World Tour) and followed her stunning and adventurous Erotica album.
Highlights of this show include the start: a topless dancer climbs seductively down a large go-go pole, and as she disappears into the stage, Madonna appears in sparkly hotpants, top and s&m mask, brandishing a whip as she turns seductively and in time to the sexy single, Erotica. Its a truly stunning and exciting entrance...
She moves through a range of hits, 'Fever', 'Vogue', 'Rain' and in Express Yourself, she appears from the top of the stage on a large disco ball, complete with purple afro, set to a fantastic and energised 70's remix of the song.
More hits follow, 'Deeper And Deeper', 'Why's It So Hard', 'In This Life', 'The Beast Within', until she appears dressed in a mans suit, for the Marlene Dietrich inspired Like A 'W'irgin (yes, I spelt it right).
'Bye Bye Baby', 'I'm Going Bananas' follow, and then a fantastic flamenco dance sequence for La Isla Bonita, followed by tour classic, Holiday (she alters this for every tour).
Justify My Love is extraordinary, as Madonna enters the stage in an amazing outfit (she appears to be 15 foot tall!), inspired by the horse racing scene from My Fair Lady, a truely surreal moment in the concert, with the song turning very 60's towards the end!
She finishes with Everybody / Everybody is a Star, and leaves you wanting more more more...
This is an exciting, sexy show, and even in the humourous moments (I'm Going Bananas) thoroughly enjoyable. It makes me wish I could live it all again! (oh...I can...I have the dvd! ha ha)
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The sound quality is probably better than being at the show, since you can actually hear her and the band perform over the screaming crowd. With a combination of camera cranes and Steadicam shots, you get a great on-stage perspective of her show.
Madonna fans should not be disappointed with this DVD at all. In fact, you can crank up the volume on your surround-sound home theatre system and lose yourself in the great video and audio presentation of her show.
6. Express Yourself
7. Deeper And Deeper
8. Why It's So Hard
9. In This Life
10. The Beast Within
11. Like A Virgin
12. Bye Bye Baby
13. I'm Going Bananas
14. La Isla Bonita
16. Justify My Love
17. Everybody Is A Star/Everybody
Most Recent Customer Reviews
What a Pig...Slut Madonna was on this Tour. I saw her on her first Tour...this is when I stopped liking her. Read morePublished 2 months ago by 6250 Eve'V
Technical stuff: For anyone worried that this DVD might be a region 2 DVD (as it appears in the photo), it is not. It's a region 1 DVD that will totally play in your DVD player. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ricky Spanish
Great show! Indeed, Madonna has always known how to present yourself and to surprise the audience. If we think back to all of her concert tours, we come to the indescribable... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Griffin Garcon
the girlie show is one of madonna's most under-rated tour and projects that she has done. the execution was flawless. Read morePublished 8 months ago by David Aebersold
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