March 17, 2012 10:47pm PT by Aaron Couch
Madonna Releases Single 'I F****D Up' From Upcoming CD 'MDNA' (Audio)
Early last week, song lyrics from a track on Madonna’s forthcoming album MDNA surfaced, and many interpreted them as a swipe at ex-husband Guy Ritchie.
Now the 53-year-old pop star has released a song written from the perspective of someone taking responsibility for a failed relationship, showing the material mom knows how to work both sides of a breakup.
Madonna takes little time getting to the meat of "I F****D Up.”
“I f****d up, I made a mistake. Nobody does it better than myself,” she sings in the opening line. “I’m sorry. I’m not afraid to say. I wish I could take it back but I can’t.”
Later, she continues to put blame on herself: “Somehow I destroyed the perfect dream. I thought we were indestructible. I never did imagine we could fall.”
MDNA is scheduled for a March 26 release, and Madonna has already dropped singles "Girl Gone Wild,” and "Give Me All Your Luvin,” to promote it. She also performed a giant Super Bowl halftime show featuring Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., Cee Lo Green and LMFAO.
Madonna, who was married to Ritchie from 2000-2008, is planning a world tour in support of MDNA. The first date is scheduled for May 29 in Israel with North American dates planned starting in August.