1998Released
6:07

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Madonna tries to get through to a cold lover who's freezing her out in this electronic ballad, co-written by longtime collaborator Patrick Leonard. "You're frozen, when your heart's not open," she sings. Madonna told Q Magazine: "I was interested in fusing a kind of futuristic sound but also using lots of Indian and Moroccan influences and things like that, and I wanted it to sound old and new at the same time... I was so obsessed with the movie The Sheltering Sky and that whole Moroccan/orchestral/super-romantic/man-carrying-the-woman-he-loves-across-the-desert vibe. So I told [Patrick Leonard] that I wanted something with a tribal feel, something really lush and romantic. When he started playing some music, I just turned the [digital audio tape] on and started free-associating and came up with the melody."

This climbed charts around the world, but its popularity in Belgium was short-lived after a judge ruled that it plagiarized the song "My Life's Getting Nowhere" by Salvatore Acquaviva. "Frozen" was banned in the country until 2014.

This was Madonna's sixth #2 single on the US pop chart, making her the artist with the most #2 hits in the history of the Billboard Hot 100.

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Song Analysis

Key, BPM (tempo) and time signature of Frozen.
C♯Key
MajorMode
4/4Time Signature
108BPM

Album

The album Frozen is released on.

Released By

The record label that has released Frozen.
Warner Records/Maverick
© 1998 Warner Records Inc.
℗ 1998 Warner Records Inc.

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