Madonna’s ‘Rebel Heart’ Album: Even More Demos Have Leaked Now For Songs Previously Unheard

Robbie Daw | February 17, 2015 9:38 am

It’s hard to pinpoint just how many songs have leaked from Madonna‘s Rebel Heart project since November — an album that, mind you, isn’t even officially released until March 10 — but know this: More tracks are still popping up online left and right.

The leaks began around Thanksgiving, when rough demos for “Rebel Heart” and “Wash All Over Me” surfaced on the Internet. That was followed in December by two separate leaks of a combined two dozen songs ahead of Christmas, which prompted Madonna’s team to offer up six finished Rebel Heart songs (including single “Living For Love”) on iTunes as part of an album pre-order.

A culprit in the breach of Madge’s music was apprehended by authorities early in the new year, but even still, early February brought the leaking of the entire finished deluxe edition (25 tracks) of Rebel Heart, five weeks ahead of the album’s official release date. One might assume that would be the end of Madonna’s woes, but, no — nearly a handful of demos made their way online overnight for songs that do not appear to have made the cut for Rebel Heart.

Unfinished versions of songs like the playful sports metaphor “Score,” slightly housey “Never Let You Go,” guitar-and-dance-beat-driven “Alone With You” and funky synth groove “Trust No Bitch” are now out there to be found. Not to worry — Rebel Heart is really fine as is, without these added in, though “Never Let You Go” is a particular highlight from this batch.

At any rate, these four songs should prove to be mild curiosities for diehard Madonna fans, at least until Rebel Heart finally arrives in proper form…or until the next round of leaks make their way to your computer.

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