Thursday, August 30, 2012

VIDEO: Madonna kicks off North American tour in Philadelphia

Madonna kicked off the North American leg of her MDNA world Tour on Tuesday in Philadelphia.

The pop icon pulled an Axl Rose and showed up on stage at the Wells Fargo Center two-and-half hours late, with many media reports saying the crowd displayed their displeasure with a chorus of pre-show boos.

“It’s so good to be back home, and I want to apologize for being late,” explained Madonna. “We had many changes to make from Europe to America, and I wanted the show to be perfect for you because my fans deserve it and quite frankly I deserve it.” reports the still-ripped 54-year-old singer played an often-entertaining hour and 45-minute set weighted towards the electronic dance tracks from her 2012 album MDNA - an abbreviation of her name, and also seemingly a play on the scientific acronym for the drug ecstasy - as well of her 2008 album "Hard Candy."

Read the local paper’s full review here.

Check out some videos from the show, with thanks to pillgrimsprogress for sharing.

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