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In the Midnight Hour… A Ray of Light

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Tonight I’ll be posting the next Madonna Timeline – at midnight. It’s a very special one, as the iPod has selected ‘Ray of Light’ as the next featured song, just in time to coincide with the 15th anniversary of that album’s release. Fifteen years ago tonight I was waiting in line at the Tower Records in Boston to pick up her greatest album to date (personal opinion of course). I remember the moment distinctly – they were playing the album as we waited, and as soon as I got home, I put it on the stereo, and listened to it in its entirety. It didn’t matter that I had to go to work the next day, or that I was lying on a cold hardwood floor – I listened and I dreamed and I took that musical journey. To this day, ‘Ray of Light’ remains my favorite Madonna album, spawning my favorite Madonna song, and a rather miraculous title track – coming up at midnight…

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