Madonna’s new video for God Control, from her new Number 1 Billboard 200 album Madame X, was released today.
It’s a great example of Madonna’s ability to address important social issues head on, without fear and with great pathos.
God Control is about gun control and the epidemic of 150,000 gun deaths a year in the United States ( 60,000 of those are children). It pays homage to the Pulse Nightclub massacre as well as others that have made headlines in the US. She also chants, throughout the song, about the destruction of our democracy and how “we all know the damn truth” alluding to cover-ups and Trump and the reasons gun control continues to be an issue.
Anyhow, here it is: