Rescue Me

Album: Immaculate Collection (1990)
Charted: 3 9

Songfacts®:

  • Along with "Justify My Love," this was one of two new songs on Madonna's Immaculate Collection Greatest Hits package. Here, she wants to be rescued from loneliness and a lack of love. >>
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    Mike - Santa Barbara, CA
  • Madonna wrote and produced this song with Shep Pettibone, who worked on some of her biggest hits, including "Like A Prayer" and "Crazy For You."
  • In lieu of a music video, Madonna released a compilation of footage from her 1987 Who's That Girl World Tour.
  • Madonna never performed this song live on any of her tours.
  • Tony Shimkin, who co-wrote several songs for the Erotica album - including the title song and "Deeper and Deeper," claimed he worked on this song but was never given credit.
  • When this debuted at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on the week of March 2, 1991, it was the highest new entry for a song since The Beatles' "Let It Be" arrived at #6 in March 1970.

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