Madonna sticks to her guns on ‘MDNA’
New album finds her tearing up the dance floor — as well as some other targets
What’s your favorite flavor of Madonna? As is usually the case, there are several to choose from on “MDNA,’’ the pop icon’s latest mixed-bag release, out Tuesday. The one that Madonna seems to have been pushing in the run up to her twelfth album’s release is the most familiar: queen of the dancefloor, here to help us boogie our, and more crucially her own, troubles away. But, like the drug to which it alludes, a chunk of “MDNA’’ feels more like a pre-fabricated high.