''Immaculate Colletion' (her greatest
hits) was released later in 1990 and the album was dedicated to
the 'Pope', her 'divine inspiration'. Despite the fact that many
people think the dedication was to the leader of the Cathoic Church
it was in fact to her brother Christopher (whom she called, 'The
Pope' as a funny nickname because he manages everything. On 'Immaculate
Collection', Madonna included fifteen of her biggest hits and two
new songs, both top ten hits.
'Justify My Love' was given the black label by the MTV-US, due
to its sexual content and they decided not to air it. This prompted
Madonna's record company to release it as a 'video single' (the
first of its kind) as a VHS video at which it sold over 400,000
copies and the CD single sold over a million. The followup, 'Rescue
Me', reached number nine and probably would have done better
if it has been released eariler (coinsiding with the video).
In 1991, Madonna once again donned the big screen in 'Truth
or Dare/In Bed With Madonna' which started her 'Blond Ambition
Tour', (changing the name to 'Truth or Dare' for the US release).
'Truth or Dare' exposed a lot of Madonna's personality and private
secrets - she came across as being very ambitious, demanding,
sexy and highly intelligent at the same time showing the softer
side as she confronted family members and visited her mother's
grave. The documentary grossed fifteen million in the US and
another twenty million overseas.
In 1992, came the bouncing and bubly comedy, Penny Marshall
film 'A League Of Their Own' a movie, the storyline being about
an all women's baseball team, that would make you laugh as well
as cry. Madonna wrote and performed, 'This Used To Be My Playground',
the theme song to the film. It became a number one worldwide
hit for Madonna and her 10th 100 number one single. It looked
at last that Madonna was changing her tune to a more settled
and serious style. Only in your dreams!