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"Burning Up"
Released 9th March, 1983
Length 3:45
Writer(s) Madonna
Producer(s) Reggie Lucas

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"Burning Up" is the third single off Madonna's debut self titled studio album Madonna.

Background

In spite of suggestive lyrics and a steamy video (including the songstress writhing on a road), it was only a minor success. Still, it had enough momentum to keep Madonna in the limelight after "Holiday," which she used to her advantage.

Composition

The song has a starker arrangement, brought about by bass, single guitar and Linn drum machine. The drum beats used in the song were reminiscent to the records of singer Phil Collins. It also incorporated electric guitars and the most state-of-the-art synthesizers of that time.

Music Video

Music Video Information
Madonna - Burning Up (Video)03:41

Madonna - Burning Up (Video)

Released Unknown
Length 3:41
Director Steve Barron
Production Co None
Choreographer N/A
Filmed N/A
Location N/A
VEVO views 2+ Million Views

Lyrics

Don't put me off 'cause I'm on fire
And I can't quench my desire
Don't you know that I'm burning up for your love?
You're not convinced that, that is enough

I put myself in this position
And I deserve the imposition
But you don't even know, I'm alive
And this pounding in my heart
Just won't die, I'm burning up

I'm burning up, burning up for your love
I'm burning up, burning up for your love
I'm burning up, burning up for your love
For your love

You're always closing your door
Well, that only makes me want you more
And day and night, I cry for your love
You're not convinced that, that is enough
To justify my wanting you

Now, tell me what you want me to do
I'm not blind and I know
That you want to want me but you can't let go
Come on, let go, oh

I'm burning up, burning up for your love
I'm burning up, burning up for your love
I'm burning up, burning up for your love
For your love

Oh, do you wanna see me down on my knees?
Or bending over backwards, now, would you be pleased?
I'm not the others, I'd do anything
I'm not the same, I have no shame, I'm on fire

Come on, let go

Do you wanna see me down on my knees?
Or bending over backwards now, would you be pleased?
I'm not the others, I'd do anything
I'm not the same, I have no shame, I'm on fire

Ooh, yeah, I'm burning up
Ooh, yeah, I'm burning up
Oh, come on, oh come on, I'm burning up

Oh oh, I'm burning up, ooh, yeah, I'm burning up
Oh come on, oh, come on, I'm burning up
Ooh, yeah, I'm burning up, oh oh, ahh ahh

You know you got me burning up, baby
You know you got me burning up, baby
Burning up for your love, burning up for your love
Burning up for your love, burning up for your love


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