Like a Virgin was the last time Madonna appeared to be up for a laugh. Despite being incredibly sexy, she still looks like a "girls' girl". It's a real "hey Ma, watch me do the splits" record. She was feisty, before she started to work so hard at it. She was funny and unpretentious. She was never supposed to look like a run-of-the-mill supermodel, which is how she looks now. She's meant to look a bit slaggy, very Italian and rude.
It was also the last time a little girl could dress up like Madonna. A friend gave me this record for Christmas when I was seven. It was the first present an adult gave me that I actually wanted.
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