Inside The Groove - Madonna’s Music

The story behind Madonna’s most famous songs

Each episode focuses on a particular track or era and discusses the creative process and how the song was received.

With reference to the videos and live performances, the episode often plays snippets from the song’s multitrack session.

Deep Dive - Beautiful Stranger

May 23rd, 2021

The lead single from the soundtrack to the second Austin Powers movie - The Spy Who Shagged me. A popular radio hit and a number one in 4 territories. We discuss the song's origin, its video and the other song Madonna recorded at the same time, with Latin singer Ricky Martin

Deep Dive - Hollywood

May 8th, 2021

The second single from the American Life album is a much-loved track by fans and especially for its video and MTV performance. However, it failed to chart in the US, following controversy around the singer. The video also drew criticism and a lawsuit and then there was the Britney kiss. An interesting time in Madonna's career that overshadows what an incredible pop song it is. 

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