Virgin Voices - A Tribute To Madonna
by Various Artists
Rare & Hard-To-Find Audio CDs (series)
- Released: March 23, 1999
- Originally Released: 1999
- Label: Cleopatra
- 1.Heaven 17Holiday
- 2.Loleatta HollowayLike A Prayer
- 3.Annabella Lwin Of Bow Wow WowLike A Virgin (LCD Mix)
- 4.Dead Or AliveWhy's It So Hard
- 5.BerlinLive To Tell
- 7.Front Line AssemblyJustify My Love
- 8.James Hardway With Amanda Ghost Featuring Boy GeorgeBad Girl
- 9.KMFDMMaterial Girl
- 10.SilverbeamBedtime Story
- 11.Information SocietyExpress Yourself
- 12.Spahn RanchSwim
- 13.Gene Loves JezebelFrozen (Razed In Black Mix)
- 14.The Voluptuous Horror Of Karen BlackBurning Up (Interface Mix)
Personnel: En Esch, Kristy Thirsk (vocals); Boy George (background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Goh Hotoda; Greg Reely; Les Sharma; LCA; LCD; Shep Pettibone; Skold.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Amanda Ghost; Dead or Alive; Front Line Assembly; Gene Loves Jezebel; Heaven 17; Information Society; James Hardway; KMFDM; Loleatta Holloway; Annabella Lwin; Astralasia; Berlin .
The artists on Cleopatra's Virgin Voices, Vol. 1: A Tribute to Madonna range from veteran new wave acts -- most on the darker, colder side of synth-pop -- to straight-out industrial groups. Like most tribute albums, Virgin Voices is erratic; when the tracks don't work here, it's usually due to uncommitted performances or generic, undistinctive dance-music backing. But there are some good moments -- surprisingly, two of the best come from industrial heavyweights KMFDM and Front Line Assembly, who reinvent "Material Girl" and "Justify My Love," respectively. Overall, there isn't quite enough of that imagination here for listeners who prefer the originals, but the album will appeal to fans of industrial and dark synth-pop. ~ Steve Huey
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- Sales Rank: 47,474
- UPC: 741157042627
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