Madonna Half Time Super Bowl Show 2012 Review
Rating: 6/2/2012 Share
Did everyone watch the Super Bowl half time show? You may be more interested in the Patriots or Giants but here in the world of Getmusic all eyes were on Madonna for the half-time show.
Leading up to the event everyone was curious as to what the performance might contain, what costumes and what songs etc… Well boy did she bring it and we at Getmusic would like to give you an overview of the highlights.
Madonna kicked off the performance with ‘Vogue’ whilst wearing a golden style headdress that was reminiscent of Cleopatra, she also wore her now virtually trade mark leather gloves and over the knee boots. During the performance of Vogue we saw classic Hollywood images such as James Dean projected onto the field before her, it was a really ‘wow’ beginning.
Madonna had also chosen to give her medley of songs a ‘game’ theme – in which we saw Madonna dance and cartwheel around some bleachers; we did note a slight stumble but those heels were killer, and Madonna was a true professional and barely missed a step.
Madonna naturally performed her new single ‘Give Me All Your Luvin’ and was joined on stage by Nicki Minaj and MIA who added a real edge to the performance, the game theme also continued as the song added a cheerleader motif exactly like in her new video.
The highlight of the performance, of which it is hard to pick just one, could be said to be the next interlude in which Madonna heads over to a DJ booth where the boys from LMFAO are hanging out, she then proceeds to climb on the shoulders of Redfoo and the whole trio end up doing the classic ‘shuffling’ LMFAO trade mark before Madonna steals the show with a line from ‘Sexy And I Know It’.
To tie the whole performance together we see the final piece of the game theme come into play as the transition into the final stage features hundreds of drummers in marching band formation.
For the big finale and just when you think the music A-listers have all been seen Madonna performs a beautiful goose-bump inducing rendition of ‘Just Like A Prayer’ backed by the huge vocal talents of Cee Lo Green with both bedecked in black glittering gowns while a chorus of hundreds stands beneath them, mimicking a congregation of worshipers while the words ‘World Peace’ appear on the ground.
One interesting thing to note is no matter which way you twisted this performance be it costume or style there was no comparison at all to be drawn between the amazing Madonna and the brilliant Lady Gaga, which I know a lot of people constantly talk about and get miles of column inches from, I love both stars but Madonna proved at the super bowl that she is an individual and a star and both women I am sure wish to be judged in their own right.
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