Madonna: Prophet Of Peace
2012-08-30 by John Cruz | 18 Comments
sputnikmusic.com would like to thank mtv news for contributions to this article

After blowing through half of Europe flashing tits 'n ass, behaving bizarrely, and displaying swastikas at various locations, Madonna want's you to know it's all in the name of art.

Perhaps easily overlooked as hijinks by an over the hill pop star on any other occasion, it wasn't her offstage antics which brought the most attention, however. It was her onstage use of prop guns and rifles in the wake of Colorado's "Batman" theater shooting which was drawn into question.

American born Madonna took to stage just as always on this occasion with her girls, "guys," and guns as part of her nightly show. Was she trying to make a statement about gun violence in America? Was she exploiting a tragic situation for her own gain? Was she showing support for the NRA?

Well, people just had to know! After all she is Madonna, and what she does is important to all of us. And unfortunately, she thinks so, too. So without further ado sputnikmusic.com brings you Madonna, and nothing but. And you thought she was just a pop star!


"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.
But above all its a journey
From darkness to light
From anger to love from chaos to order. "

"But above all its a journey From darkness to light From anger to love from chaos to order.

"It's true there is a lot of violence in the beginning of the show and sometimes the use of fake guns - but they are used as metaphors. I do not condone violence or the use of guns. Rather they are symbols of wanting to appear strong and wanting to find a way to stop feelings that I find hurtful or damaging. In my case its wanting to stop the lies and hypocrisy of the church, the intolerance of many narrow minded cultures and societies I have experienced throughout my life and in some cases the pain I have felt from having my heart broken.

"Ultimately as we follow through the journey of my story, the audience can see quite clearly what I see - That the enemy is within and the only way to survive Disappointment Disapproval Judgment Heartbreak Jealousy Envy And Hatred Is with Love - not with revenge - not with guns and not with violence.

She continued by saying that in films, there are typically good guys and bad guys that help illustrate her point and in her case, she sometimes plays both roles. "I enjoy acting out this journey.
 For none of us are perfect and we all have our own journey of growth to go on," she wrote.

Confident that her fans can relate to this idea, Madonna said it was "very important" for her as an artist that her show not be taken out of context. "It must be watched with an open heart from beginning to end," she wrote. "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 was always my intention."

Tagged: Madonna

Comments:Add a Comment 
TheFantasticDangler
August 29th 2012
1168 Comments


reading this fucking article was a journey. a horrible one.

Digging: Gates - Bloom and Breathe

Ire
August 29th 2012
41805 Comments


nah these articles are great

TheFantasticDangler
August 29th 2012
1168 Comments


id agree. although this one is an exception

cvlts
August 29th 2012
8968 Comments


cocaine is a helluva drug

Xenophanes
Emeritus
August 29th 2012
10615 Comments


the worst part is how hard this guy is trying to be funny with these articles

Digging: Kayo Dot - Coffins On Io

camaraderie
August 29th 2012
988 Comments


yeah, save some left for Andcas!

baldymort
August 29th 2012
782 Comments


This guy reminds me of Axl from MetalSucks.

iamthenightmare
August 30th 2012
754 Comments


people still go to metalsucks?

Duderino
August 30th 2012
827 Comments


you posted this twice

Fieryfenderz
August 30th 2012
1461 Comments


Double posts are the real problem in this country, not gun control

baldymort
August 30th 2012
782 Comments


Haha they still post some decent stuff now and again.

iambandersnatch
August 30th 2012
1487 Comments


i don't even know

KINGSTATICTHETHIRD
August 30th 2012
613 Comments


johnxdoe is brilliant fuck y'all

henryChinaski
August 30th 2012
2808 Comments


Cool, but fuck her

Digging: From Indian Lakes - Absent Sounds

XingKing
August 30th 2012
10882 Comments


I hate all these shitty try hard articles that are being posted as of late. I'm not sure how I feel about what Madonna said but I'd consider having sex with her. Maybe.

Dolving999
August 30th 2012
1641 Comments


What's with all these articles lately?

Digging: At the Gates - At War with Reality

Loanshark
August 30th 2012
333 Comments


Couldn't even make it through the whole article this time.

truekebabpower
August 30th 2012
639 Comments


quit bitching people, more satire is never a bad thing



You have to be logged in to post a comment. Login | Create a Profile





MOST VIEWED NEWS

Ne Obliviscaris stream new album
Circa Survive reveal new single
Marilyn Manson releases new single
Soundgarden release new song
Fear Before tease reunion
Bring Me the Horizon release anot..
Foxy Shazam disbands
Alice in Chains release new video
New xx album on the way
The Decemberists announce new alb..


OTHER RECENT NEWS

Edenian stream new EP
Miss Fortune singer arrested
Andross release new video
Issues release first taste of upc..
Homewrecker stream new album
Ché Aimee Dorval streams her new..
Damascus stream new track
Ghost Brigade stream new album
Restorations stream new album
New Future mixtape
New Emarosa music video
Laster stream debut album
Hawk Eyes debut new song
Schizoid Lloyd stream album
Dawnbringer stream new album

» see all news

RELATED REVIEWS
Madonna
MDNA World Tour
Madonna
MDNA
Madonna
Sticky & Sweet Tour
Madonna
Celebration
Madonna
Hard Candy
FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2014 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Privacy Policy