Is there anything better? Is there anything more American?
Yes, she’s a colossal star, one who has been both mall icon and cultural radical for almost two decades.
But the real reason Madonna’s Immaculate Collection — a flawless hits package spanning the first 10 years of her career — tops this list is that it’s everything a great album ought to be:
whip-smart, megasexy, covertly dangerous and heart-stoppingly, ass-shakingly, world-shapingly fun.