Madonna issues `wake up` call on gun violence in graphic music video

Madonna issues `wake up` call on gun violence in graphic music video”

The video for "God Control" from Madonna's 14th studio album, Madame X, presents a chiling "recreation" of the Orlando shooting on June 14, 2016, with scenes of graphic violence dominating its eight-minute duration. Meanwhile, Madonna sits at a typewriter typing the song's lyrics, as a record titled "We need to wake up" plays on a turntable.

"Honour the victims and demand GUN CONTROL. NOW".

But he also has concerns, "What I don't appreciate, and the questions I have for Madonna, centre around timing, centre around her not involving the Pulse community at all in this conversation".

It has been viewed more than 867,000 times after its release.

As Madonna celebrates topping the charts in the USA with her latest album Madame X, she's just dropped the music video for God Control.

Music icon Madonna is taking a stand on gun violence.

"You might well well also not take into story the person that used to be basically in these incidents, that basically misplaced someone, that basically had to abilities that bloodshed firsthand", Ms. Carter said. I think it's really necessary in art right now that we talk about issues that are affecting us. "And it's bringing up that pain, all that healing, all that growth can crumble with one video".

Madonna tells Vogue Italia that she thinks all modern music 'sounds the same'.

"Good, 'cause then maybe you will do something about it", she told People magazine.

Talking to CNN Madonna said people needed to be confronted by the reality of gun violence saying, "this is what happens when people shoot".

"As a mother, you feel protective and responsible for all of the children in the world", she says.

"Understand that this is what happens". Guns execute. A bullet rips by arrangement of your physique, knocks you to the flooring and takes your life, and you bleed to demise.

"I made this video because I want to draw attention to a crisis that needs to be addressed".

"I imply, right here is actuality", she added.

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