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  • #26
    Only discovered this song about a month ago, but I think it's brilliant! I love how it forshadowed the direction of Ray Of Light (my favourite album ever).

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    • #27
      My favorite lyrics are:

      Words are useless
      Especially sentences
      They don't stand for anything
      How could they explain how I feel
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      • #28
        Bedtime Stories is my favorite Madonna album. Every song on it is falwless, including this one.
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        • #29
          this is one of her best five songs.
          I absolutely LOVE it.

          you defo hear the Björk thing

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          • #30
            I love the song and the music video is stunning, real modern art.
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            • #31
              If this is where Secrets is from, then I like it
              And I think Take A Bow as well :-?
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              • #32
                Originally posted by preyan
                If this is where Secrets is from, then I like it
                And I think Take A Bow as well :-?
                This is the thread of the single "Bedtime Story" not the album "Bedtime Stories".

                But yeah, all, this single ("Bedtime Story"), "Secret", "Take a bow" and "Human Nature" are on the same album.
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                • #33
                  Originally posted by jio
                  L.U.V. it (although why she released it is beyond me). Absolutely great song and video. And probably a preview of what was about to come with her next album ("Ray Of Light")



                  TRIVIA: This was the first Madonna single after 33 consecutive singles spanning a period of 12 years which failed to crack the Billboard Top 40. Strangely, it was the follow-up to her biggest Billboard hit ever (Take A Bow). Even more weirdly, "Bedtime Story" was the highest peaking UK single from the "Bedtime Stories" album (#4 although it dropped like a rock), bringing her back in the Top 10 after "Take A Bow" stopped a series of 35 consecutive UK Top 10 hits spanning a period of 11 years
                  In the UK it was released the week she performed at the Brits, that's why it debut so high at #4.
                  The video wasn't even out yet, but her team did a good job releasing it the week she performed it.
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                  • #34
                    The video is perfect, pure art and one of her best. I also love the song, it's kinda special, she could do more like this
                    I did not know the song for so long cause I don't think I heard it here in my childhood in Germany in opposite to Secret, Take a bow and Human Nature
                    I am not trying to seduce you... Would you like me to seduce you? Is that what you're trying to tell me?

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                    • #35
                      Originally posted by Erotica
                      The video is perfect, pure art and one of her best. I also love the song, it's kinda special, she could do more like this
                      I did not know the song for so long cause I don't think I heard it here in my childhood in Germany in opposite to Secret, Take a bow and Human Nature
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                      • #36
                        I'm glad they didn't allow her to shoot the video in Turkey so that we have a masterpiece video in our hands. Brilliant song, brilliant video. She was miles ahead of her peers back in the day :(
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                        • #37
                          Originally posted by spiritboy
                          I'm glad they didn't allow her to shoot the video in Turkey so that we have a masterpiece video in our hands. Brilliant song, brilliant video. She was miles ahead of her peers back in the day :(
                          I also bloody love the Bedtime Story video. What's this about it being filmed in Turkey?
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                          • #38
                            Spectacular video!!

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                            • #39
                              Wish her VEVO had all her music videos in better quality. The Warner video account is poor in quality. :-? :-?

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                              • #40
                                My favourite video of hers alongside Bad Girl. The song itself is one of my favourite Madonna singles. It doesn't have much radio or commercial appeal, but its quality warrants it to have been a much bigger hit than it unfortunately was.

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                                • #41
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                                  Still my favorite Madonna album. Timeless.

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                                  • #42
                                    Originally posted by Yoshie
                                    My favourite video of hers alongside Bad Girl. The song itself is one of my favourite Madonna singles.
                                    I’m exactly the same! My 2 favourite videos!

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                                    • #43
                                      One of her best videos ever.

                                      Also one of her best songs ever.

                                      Loved when it was released on single and you had to buy two cd-singles to make the book complete. Such a great idea.
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                                      • #44
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                                        This was so ahead of its time :(
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                                        • #45
                                          Did the Björk version ever leak? I believe the original lyrics are “let’s get unconscious on E”.
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                                          • #46
                                            One line I never understood; maybe someone of you does:
                                            'And all that you've ever learnt, try to forget! I'll never explain again.'

                                            What does it mean? I mean, isn't it even more important to remember what you've ever learned if she didn't explain it again?
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                                            • #47
                                              Originally posted by theMathematician View Post
                                              One line I never understood; maybe someone of you does:
                                              'And all that you've ever learnt, try to forget! I'll never explain again.'

                                              What does it mean? I mean, isn't it even more important to remember what you've ever learned if she didn't explain it again?
                                              I always interpreted it like this:

                                              And all that you'll ever learn, try to forget: live with your heart, not with your mind.
                                              I'll never explain again: I won't explain another time to live with your heart, not with your mind

                                              But you never know with Björk.
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                                              • #48
                                                There doesn't have to be a proper explanation as the song was envisioned as being "illogical", dreamlike and surreal. Kind of like the dream where you understand the main plot but when you go deeper it's all very loose and your brain connects some things that didn't happen with the people you've dreamed of but others etc.

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                                                Bjork's words:

                                                “I think at the time, yes. But that’s like six years ago, when everything about [Madonna] seemed very controlled. I think she’s a very intuitive person, and definitely her survival instincts are incredible. They’re like, outrageous. At the time, the words I thought she should say were, ‘I’m not using words anymore, let’s get unconscious honey. F*ck logic. Just be intuitive. Be more free. Go with the flow.’ Right now, she seems pretty much to be going with the flow.”
                                                I have received many gifts from God,
                                                but this is the first time I have ever received a gift from a goddess
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                                                Don McLean on Madonna's version of American Pie

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                                                • #49
                                                  But for me personally that line was always about heading into some higher place of being. She calls for getting unconscious throughout the song. And in that new place everything is different and all that you've experienced before doesn't matter as it's a new place of being where different rules apply. And she's so serious about going there and never coming back that this is the last time "she explains" this because once there she won't need to explain it anymore or even be able as she's leaving her bodily form and this world where you need to express yourself through explaining/talking to other people (the opening lines "Today is the last day that I'm using words." confirm that to me).
                                                  I have received many gifts from God,
                                                  but this is the first time I have ever received a gift from a goddess
                                                  .

                                                  Don McLean on Madonna's version of American Pie

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                                                    Thanks for your explanation!
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