"Like a Virgin" as written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly....
I made it through the wilderness
Somehow I made it through
Didn't know how lost I was
Until I found you

I was beat
Incomplete
I'd been had, I was sad and blue
But you made me feel
Yeah, you made me feel
Shiny and new

Hoo, like a virgin
Touched for the very first time
Like a virgin
When your heart beats
Next to mine

Gonna give you all my love, boy
My fear is fading fast
Been saving it all for you
'Cause only love can last

You're so fine
And you're mine
Make me strong, yeah you make me bold
Oh your love thawed out
Yeah, your love thawed out
What was scared and cold

Like a virgin, hey
Touched for the very first time
Like a virgin
With your heartbeat
Next to mine

Whoa
Whoa, ah
Whoa

You're so fine
And you're mine
I'll be yours
'Till the end of time
'Cause you made me feel
Yeah, you made me feel
I've nothing to hide

Like a virgin, hey
Touched for the very first time
Like a virgin
With your heartbeat
Next to mine

Like a virgin, ooh ooh
Like a virgin
Feels so good inside
When you hold me
And your heart beats
And you love me

Oh oh, ooh whoa


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"Like a Virgin" as written by Tom Kelly Billy Steinberg

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  • +2
    General Commenti agree with terentino's explination in the movie
    reservior dogs.
    brn2sailawayon January 21, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentQuentin Tarantino actually believed that it was about a chick getting knobbed by a big cock.
    Madonna had to personally send him a signed copy of the record informing him that it actually was about a girl falling in love for the first time.
    still, the big cock theory is funny
    Whitton December 01, 2004   Link
  • +2
    MemoryMadonna/Evita/Wallis' first #1 hit and memorable song. Like a Virgin can be interpreted three ways-how Madonna found her audience and the audience found her, how Sean and Guy came into her life and in another sad way how she lost them and walked out because her tears have fallen in her life and how the song became a staple of her live performances-Blonde Ambition, Confessions and Sticky/Sweet-smiling to her fans but also crying about her mother's death. For Madonna, Like a Virgin elicits an emotional reaction in her heart's song-the happy/sad balancing act. In Like a Virgin, Madonna dances on a ballet highwire tightrope. Lady Madonna goes story to story, building to building and street to street-she passes through crowdS on the stairs of transcendence-Fighting for Her Place on the Stations of the Cross Is Like a Virgin a spiritual song? Most definitely, yes! And we are all "Touched for the very first time!"-in the arms of uconsciousness-and transcendence!
    rabbitbunnyon May 09, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Commentyeah, ok, it's irritating . . . "reservoir dogs" is great though
    zencicadaon May 30, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentfor those of u who haven't seen the movie:

    MR. PINK
    "Like a Virgin" is all about a
    girl who digs a guy with a big
    dick. The whole song is a
    metaphor for big dicks.

    MR. BLUE
    No it's not. It's about a girl
    who is very vulnerable and she's
    been fucked over a few times.
    Then she meets some guy who's
    really sensitive--

    MR. PINK
    --Whoa...whoa...time out Greenbay.
    Tell that bullshit to the
    tourists.

    JOE
    (looking through his
    address book)
    Toby...who the fuck is Toby?
    Toby...Toby...think...think...
    think...

    MR. PINK
    It's not about a nice girl who
    meets a sensitive boy. Now
    granted that's what "True Blue" is
    about, no argument about that.

    MR. ORANGE
    Which one is "True Blue?"

    NICE GUY EDDIE
    You don't remember "True Blue?"
    That was a big ass hit for
    Madonna. Shit, I don't even
    follow this Tops In Pops shit, and
    I've at least heard of "True
    Blue."

    MR. ORANGE
    Look, asshole, I didn't say I
    ain't heard of it. All I asked
    was how does it go? Excuse me
    for not being the world's biggest
    Madonna fan.

    MR. BROWN
    I hate Madonna.

    MR. BLUE
    I like her early stuff. You know,
    "Lucky Star," "Borderline" - but
    once she got into her "Papa Don't
    Preach" phase, I don't know, I
    tuned out.

    MR. PINK
    Hey, fuck all that, I'm
    making a point here. You're gonna
    make me lose my train
    of thought.

    JOE
    Oh fuck, Toby's that little china
    girl.

    MR. WHITE
    What's that?

    JOE
    I found this old address book in a
    jacket I ain't worn in a coon's
    age. Toby what? What the fuck
    was her last name?

    MR. PINK
    Where was I?

    MR. ORANGE
    You said "True Blue" was about a
    nice girl who finds a sensitive
    fella. But "Like a Virgin" was a
    metaphor for big dicks.

    MR. PINK
    Let me tell ya what "Like a
    Virgin"'s about. It's about some
    cooze who's a regular fuck
    machine.
    I mean all the time, morning, day,
    night, afternoon, dick, dick,
    dick, dick, dick,
    dick, dick, dick, dick, dick,
    dick.

    MR. BLUE
    How many dicks was that?

    MR. WHITE
    A lot.

    MR. PINK
    Then one day she meets a John
    Holmes motherfucker, and it's
    like, whoa baby. This mother
    fucker's like Charles Bronson in
    "The Great Escape." He's diggin
    tunnels. Now she's gettin this
    serious dick action, she's feelin
    something she ain't felt since
    forever. Pain.

    JOE
    Chew? Toby Chew? No.

    MR. PINK
    It hurts. It hurts her. It
    shouldn't hurt. Her pussy should
    be Bubble-Yum by now. But when
    this cat fucks her, it hurts. It
    hurts like the first time. The
    pain is reminding a fuck machine
    what is was like to be a virgin.
    Hence, "Like a Virgin."

    The fellas crack up.

    JOE
    Wong?

    MR. PINK
    Fuck you, wrong. I'm right! What
    the fuck do you know about it
    anyway? You're still listening to
    Jerry-fucking-Vale.
    tiny_danceron June 20, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIf what Tarantino says is true then...damn. DAMN! I never knew...
    BluePotatoon July 07, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMr. Pink doesn't say any of that. Mr. Pink was played by Steve Buscemi. Quentin Tarantino's character, Mr. Brown, explained the meaning of Madonna's "Like A Virgin" in the beginning of Reservoir Dogs.
    TheBonnieSituationon March 16, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Commenthaha I don't care what Madonna says, I still like the Reservoir Dogs explanation better.

    Quetin Tarantino =
    ree_nesson March 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHeh okay.... I think it 's about a girl who's finally found the one who'll make her feel complete.
    moulin.rouge2001on December 06, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's about a girl who's experiencing something she's never felt before, like when she had sex for the first time. Something eventful in her life that's as big or bigger than when she lost her virginity. So in this case probably love, happiness, and a feeling of being complete. Stuff that she's never felt with anyone else before.

    Either that or she's an anal virgin and just lost that for the first time.
    ZQDon July 05, 2009   Link

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