June 6, 2013 - Los Angeles - Madonna's groundbreaking, critically acclaimed, controversial and visually stunning MDNA concert will be available in the US on August 27th (August 26th globally), it was announced today by Universal Music. The two hour MDNA extravaganza was the most successful tour of 2012. Presented by Live Nation Global Touring, the tour included 88 sold out shows in 29 countries. Madonna and her ten member band lead by musical director Kevin Antunes and troupe of 25 dancers performed a wild two hour spectacle that fascinated, enthralled and entertained 2.2 million fans.
"Madonna spent six months personally editing the video footage from 30 cameras and many different shows to put together the MDNA DVD. Her attention to every frame, every detail and nuance and total commitment to show her creative vision has been done to perfection. Each song is like a short movie. One minute you are in an action movie and the next you're at a golden era musical before shooting across to India and back for a house party to finish. It's better than any 3-D Imax movie out there and at a break neck pace that would make any Olympian struggle for breath," commented the show's co- director and supervising editor, Danny B. Tull.
Songs included "Girl Gone Wild" and "Gang Bang" from Madonna's MDNA CD which debuted at No. 1 in 35 countries as well as fan favorite classic Madonna songs such as "Hung Up", "Express Yourself," "Vogue," "Open Your Heart," "Like A Prayer" and "Celebration".
"My show is a journey.. the journey of a soul from darkness to light. It is part cinematic musical theatre, part spectacle and sometimes intimate performance art. I know people can relate to it. It's very important to me as an artist that my show not be taken out of context. It must be watched with an open heart from beginning to end.. I am sure if it is viewed this way, the viewer will walk away feeling inspired, invigorated and will want to make the world a better place.. And this of course is my intention," remarked Madonna in her manifesto about the show.
Amongst the glowing reviews, the Daily Mail raved, "The queen of pop's latest album MDNA provided the bedrock for a two hour show that sent out a powerful message to any young pretenders eyeing up her crown.. She remains one of the greats."
"Madonna's sold-out concert was a jaw-dropping sequence of stunningly designed set pieces; including an aeriel drum crops, a battalion of dazzling dancers, an explosively bloody gangster fantasy and a surreal spiritual voyage," remarked The Miami Herald.
"The Material Girl proceeds to take us through a song cycle that examined sex, liberation, sin , empowerment, love, addiction, rebellion and finally redemption.. She did it all in classic Madonna style - controversial and eye-popping," commented The Dallas Morning News.
The MDNA DVD was directed by Danny B. Tull and Stephane Sennour and was produced by Madonna.. Executive producers: Arthur Fogel, Guy Oseary and Sara Zambreno. Tour wardrobe was created by Arianne Phillips. Supervising Editor Danny B. Tull. Director of Photography Mark Ritchie.
MDNA Tour To Be Released On DVD & Blu-Ray August 27 (US) /August 26 (Internationally)
June 06, 2013
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I have been praying for this to come out I am such a avid fan Of madonna I would like to congulate madonna on 30 years of her awesome career God bless madonna I love you From Madonna fan Nathan
I am watching MDNA on EPix for the upteenth time. She is so amazing. Can't wait for Blu Ray release!
Is it true the release has been postponed indefinitely?
As much as I'll want to buy this DVD I dont think I should. Madonna has refused to tour Australia for over 20 years..happy to take our money, just never come here. Sorry..
How come there is no pre-order yet?
Wonderful! This was my "1st" madonna concert ever & had the chance Oct. 2012/L.A., ....FINALLY! Now ...i've been waiting for this date & can't wait to see myself in the Golden Triangle/2nd, 3rd row ...& was -B*L*O*W*N A*W*A*Y*!!! . -Thank You- <3 MADONNA <3
Another successful Tour and I'm so Happy I got to take my Mom this time to see that tour for her birthday !!The first day in Sao Paulo was busy and I was by the triangle !!! the Rehearsal in the afternoon help the crowd to relax for the evening presentation !!! The second show with Mom was amazing also even with the rain !!! We are luck to have this Amazing Icon dedicating so much hard work for so many years in great shape and quality !!! MADONNA I LOVE YOU SO MUCH !!! BEIJOS BEIJOS FROM BRAZIL !!! EDSON MOZ
I can't get enough of this concert. I am however, tired of watching bits and pieces and bad sound on you tube....Madonna is my doctor feel good. When I need a lift and a smile, i go to my Madonna music/concerts and instantly feel my soul heal. I hope we get all that great music on CD too!! I saw her in Philly (3 hours late)!!!! but well worth the wait. Next time I will be in the pit!!!!
Since you weren't visit Indonesia or other asian countries, I must have to say I want this DVD in my hand like now. I really can't wait for this magical piece of art. Love you Madonna
Boy did I have the greatest opportunity to see Madonna up close in the GT..thanks to all including Guy whom I now have a picture with. Thank you Madonna for one of the greatest nights of my life. Love from Toronto, Canada
I'm so happy!!!! Now, We could remember the goods moments taht We passed with our queen. I LOVE U!!!! Madonna.
THE BIGGEST NEWS!!!!!! Can't wait to see the Queen again, again and again ..... Love the show ........
Will this DVD include a CD?
I can't wait to see the full dvd. I hope I see myself on the final cut:)
I can't wait! I saw her in Rome almost a year ago :D
I'm excited and very happy !! I wish August coming soon !!I love you Madonna <3
I'm so happy to hear that! It was an amazing journey...I LOVE YOU MADONNA !!!!
After all these months..... FINALLY, now the countdown begins once again. I can't wait to see you and hear you live!!!
Any thing worth while is worth waiting for...Finally we have the MDNA DVD...This is excellent; I appreciate all Madonna's work and dedication to her fans always....
THE WAIT IS FINALLY OVER!!
I can't wait to watch it! <3 The best tour (after Blond Ambition maybe) =.)
Luv u MADONNA!
I can't wait to see the MDNA TOUR DVD. It will take me back to the night I saw Madonna in Cleveland. Again, I will have to pinch myself all over to realize, I was actually there seeing the QUEEN in the flesh! A dream come true, a night, I will never forget!! No one can hold a candle to you Madonna! I look forward to "turning up my radio" and letting the world see and hear, exactly why it is, you are the "QUEEN"!! You Madonna, will forever Rule The World!!!!! Love you
Madonna! when I see you again? :) I love you and you know it :) SEE YOU THERE! :)
Thank you Madonna for sharing this spectacular tour last year that made me encounter you again since my first Madonna concert experience live in August 15, 2001 in beautiful Miami, where the dvd was shooted!!! I'll definetely buy it in August 26. Can't wait till then!!! Love you always!!!!! From your #1 fan in Barcelona.
One of the great concert I ben to Madonna she is the best of the world
yeah !! been waiting for your official announcement-i bet the blu-ray will be spectacular-thank you !!
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