Madonna’s 14th studio album Madame X will be released on June 14, with the first track Medellín featuring Colombian singer Maluma given its world premiere today.
According to a press release from her record label, Madame X was Influenced creatively by Madonna’s life in Lisbon, Portugal over the past several years. The album features 15 new songs that celebrate Madonna’s career-long affair with Latin music and culture as well as other global influences.
"Lisbon is where my record was born," Madonna says.
"I found my tribe there and a magical world of incredible musicians that reinforced my belief that music across the world is truly all connected and is the soul of the universe."
Singing in Portuguese, Spanish and English, highlights on the album include Medellín, which was co-produced by Mirwais and captures the spirit of Maluma’s hometown, the anthemic song I Rise, the Jamaican dancehall vibes of Future featuring Quavo, and co-produced by Diplo, as well as the sonically innovative Mirwais produced Dark Ballet.
Recorded over 18 months in Portugal, London, New York and Los Angeles, Madonna collaborated on Madame X with longtime producer Mirwais, as well as with producers Mike Dean and Diplo, among others.
The full track listing for Madame X is: Medellín with Maluma, Dark Ballet, God Control, Future ft. Quavo, Batuka, Killers Who Are Partying, Crave ft. Swae Lee, Crazy, Come Alive, Extreme Occident (deluxe version only), Faz Gostoso ft. Anitta, Bitch I’m Loca ft. Maluma, I Don’t Search I Find, Looking for Mercy (deluxe version only), I Rise