Madonna - The Power Of Good-Bye

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Postby Brad » Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:11 pm

spacelord wrote:
GoodBoyGoneBad wrote:I think Madonna shows one of her best looks in this video, she looks absolutely stunning!
Yeah! But the song is such a borefest and the video makes no sense at all. It's also one of her worst singles covers, bar Rain. She looks like some siamese twin tantra mum.
The video makes perfect sense... :lol:
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Postby spacelord » Tue Nov 06, 2012 4:54 pm

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spacelord wrote:
GoodBoyGoneBad wrote:I think Madonna shows one of her best looks in this video, she looks absolutely stunning!
Yeah! But the song is such a borefest and the video makes no sense at all. It's also one of her worst singles covers, bar Rain. She looks like some siamese twin tantra mum.
The video makes perfect sense... :lol:
Oh well, maybe I'm too stupid then ... :lol:
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Postby spiritboy » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:50 am

Gorgeous song and video.

She used to have great videos :cry:
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Postby thebigham » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:24 pm

Awful single cover.

Great video!



If WBR had released a 12-inch single for this in the USA, it probably would have went Top 10.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Power_of_Good-Bye

The scenes showing Madonna walking alone on the beach was an homage to actress Joan Crawford in the 1946 film, Humoresque.

,,,and the chess scene was inspired by that in the 1968 heist film, The Thomas Crown Affair (with Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway).
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Postby Benny » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:30 pm

Great song and phenomenal video. The actor in the video, Goran Višnjić, would later star in 'ER'.
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Postby CandyShop » Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:46 pm

Never been a fan of the song, just discovering recently...... and I find it Amazing!!!
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Postby GaGarazzi » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:38 am

Benny wrote:Great song and phenomenal video. The actor in the video, Goran Višnjić, would later star in 'ER'.
Wow just looked him up on wiki and saw that he was born in 1972 making him aged 25/26 in the video. I always thought he was some mid 40s guy :o

Such a beautiful song and will always remain one of my favourites.
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Postby MusicLover88 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:58 am

Ugh queen <3
Unlike other things that wither, she preserves. She’s a constant in a world of relentless flux. She’s a beacon of immortality. Bitch, she’s Madonna.
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Postby MusicRecords » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:12 am

thebigham wrote:Awful single cover.

Great video!

If WBR had released a 12-inch single for this in the USA, it probably would have went Top 10.

The scenes showing Madonna walking alone on the beach was an homage to actress Joan Crawford in the 1946 film, Humoresque.

,,,and the chess scene was inspired by that in the 1968 heist film, The Thomas Crown Affair (with Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway).
What beach do you think she was walking on? It was a stand in :lol: she only recorded some fake scenes in the studio which were good :lol:

Yeah the cover is kinda ugly, she looks like a witch.
And it’s annoying that this peaked at #11 in the US, deserved more!
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Postby grooveboy » Thu Nov 29, 2018 8:56 am

Flawless production <3
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Postby Yoshie » Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:39 pm

Should be a classic.
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Postby Fan » Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:31 pm

Absolutely gorgeous song and video. I don't think it's one of her most remembered songs in general, but I would most certainly rank it as one of her best.
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Postby Erotica » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:33 pm

Great song. It was very present on TV and radio in Germany, played so often. The best singles were released at the end of the era.

Sad she doesn't perform this on tour.
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Postby TonyPepperoni » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:21 pm

Weird how she pretends this song doesn't exist because she did such a substantial promo tour for the single (7 months into the album campaign too). I miss the days of promo tours just for a single (I'm thinking the Take A Bow and Don't Tell Me promo tours). The song itself is pretty basic, but I get it. It was the most obvious pop song on the album.

I love the single cover by the way.
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Postby ludichris » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:33 am

It's one of her best and most enduring singles from the 90s and I appreciate it a lot more now than I did at the time.
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Postby SholasBoy » Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:42 am

Absolutely one of my favourites, if not favourite Madonna song, it’s haunting and beautiful
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Postby Westen » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:47 pm

I'm hearing this a lot lately on radios here.
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Postby Westen » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:49 pm

Btw, one of the biggest artists on Balkan ripped music for his song in 1999 or 2000, this song ended up being his signature song

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Postby mattsky » Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:49 pm

Lately, I've been really into this one. Such an underrated gem.
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