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Madonna's MDNA tour hits the big screen

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 - 01:18

June 19 - The pop star attends the New York premiere of her new concert film. Alicia Powell reports.

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Dressed in a top hat and white bow tie Madonna brought formality to the premiere of her new concert film "The MDNA Tour" in New York. The movie was filmed during Madonna's recent world tour, with the majority of the footage coming from her stop in Miami. The concert series was seen by over 2.2 million people globally and was the highest grossing tour of 2012. On the red carpet she talked about the creative process behind the show. SOUNDBITE: Madonna, singer, saying (English): "Whenever I go on tour and whenever I create a show I always want to raise the bar and do something that's never been done before, by me or anybody. So just creating the stage itself was quite an undertaking." Each night the pop star was joined on stage by 27 dancers, who went through 1500 costumes respectively over the course of one performance. For Madonna, the dancers are a vital piece of the production. SOUNDBITE: Madonna, singer, saying (English): "I have the best dancers in the world. And I always tell them and we start off rehearsals with, 'you are not just dancers. You've been hired to do everything, so think of yourselves as actors.'" The two hour film will feature songs from her latest album, MDNA, including "Girl Gone Wild" and "Gang Bang" and classic hits like "Like A Prayer" and "Vogue." The film will premiere on June 22 on the U.S. cable network EPIX.

Madonna's MDNA tour hits the big screen

Wednesday, Jun 19, 2013 - 01:18

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