Monday 15 October 2018

'Ray of Light': 20 years and still brilliant

Madonna's Ray of Light is 20 years old
Madonna's Ray of Light is 20 years old
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

Bear with me on the nostalgia trip, but bad weather tends to bring that out in the best of us. And even the rest of us.

At a time when it seems like we are only ever reminded of an artist's former greatness because they have died, there is something both reassuring and depressing when it's merely the anniversary of an album release that makes you feel old.

But Ray of Light, which is 20 years old this week, is no ordinary album.

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