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Justify My Love

"Justify My Love" is a song by American singer Madonna from her first greatest hits compilation album The Immaculate Collection. It was released on November 6, 1990, by Sire Records as the lead single from The Immaculate Collection; the song was written with additional lyrics by Madonna. Chavez was not credited on the song. Chavez settled the terms of which included a songwriting credit. Madonna's vocals are spoken and whispered, but never sung, a style that she employed on her following studio album Erotica. Musically, "Justify My Love" is a trip hop song, with mid-tempo settings and instrumentation; the lyrics of the song are about sex and romance. "Justify My Love" received mixed reviews from older critics, but was critically appreciated by many contemporary critics, noting it as one of Madonna's best songs to date. The song became Madonna's ninth number one single on the Billboard Hot 100, while reaching the Top 10 in several countries including Australia, Finland, New Zealand, Italy and the United Kingdom.

The accompanying music video portrayed Madonna as a woman walking in a hotel hallway, looking distressed and tired from work, until being seduced into having sex with a mysterious man and woman. It caused controversy worldwide, due to its explicit sexual images, was subsequently banned from MTV and other TV networks; the video, which contained imagery of sadomasochism and bisexuality, made its US television debut December 3, 1990 on ABC during its late-night news program Nightline. The song was part of the setlist of three of her concert tours, the most recent being The MDNA Tour in 2012. "Justify My Love" was written and recorded by Ingrid Chavez, Prince's protégé and friend, Lenny Kravitz: he and producer André Betts composed the music while Chavez penned the lyrics based on a poem she had written for Kravitz, read them aloud. Kravitz added the title chorus to the demo while Madonna corrected one line. Chavez was not credited for the song and sued Kravitz in 1992: she received an out-of-court settlement, gained a co-writing credit for her work.

When the lawsuit was settled, Chavez's attorney Steven E. Kurtz clarified that Madonna's additional writing credit was not questioned in the lawsuit; the song was released on November 6, 1990, three days before the release of The Immaculate Collection. Producer Kravitz used the drums found on Public Enemy's instrumental, "Security of the First World", without consent, in turn based on the end drum break of James Brown's "Funky Drummer", used it as the basis of the song; the song was unusual in that Madonna's vocals are spoken and whispered, but never sung. This style served as a prelude to her next album Erotica, in which she spoke the lyrics on some of the songs rather than singing them. Kravitz and Madonna provided background vocals. Chavez' had provided the "spoken intro" to Prince's 1988 song "Eye No", Chavez' vocal style on her 1991 debut album has been described as "breathy spoken passages". Composed as a midtempo song, "Justify My Love" is a trip hop-inspired song. According to the sheet music published at Musicnotes.com by Alfred Publishing, the song is set in common time, with a tempo of 100 beats per minute.

It is composed in the key of B minor with Madonna's voice ranging from the tonal nodes of A4 to D5. According to Jim Farber from Entertainment Weekly, he described the song's musical beat and Madonna's vocals as "vague, tuneless phrases chanted in Madonna's most breathless voice over a minimal house groove — serves to justify the visuals." In a review for The Immaculate Collection, David Browne said. The song features "heavy breathing with a backbeat." Robert Christgau had compared the song composition to the songs on Madonna's Erotica album. Bill Lamb from About.com said the song is "quite powerful and enthralling in its dreamy, beat heavy celebration of carnal coupling." Madonna and Lenny Kravitz remixed the song and named it "The Beast Within". It was CD maxi-single release in North America; the remix uses only the chorus and certain lines of the original song, with the verses being replaced by passages from the Book of Revelation. Subsequent live concert performances have billed the song as "The Beast Within", a song in its own right, it is now no longer referred to as a remix.

The song first garnered media attention early in 1991 when the Simon Wiesenthal Center accused the song of containing anti-semitic lyrics. They are a Synagogue of Satan". "Justify My Love" received acclaim from many music critics. In a separate review from AllMusic, they gave the song four-and-a-half stars out of five, stating " stands as one of the best of Madonna's long history of well-packaged maxi-singles, further helped set a precedent for the maxi-single market." In a review from Entertainment Weekly by David Browne, he gave it a positive remark saying that people who have a "hoo-haa" surrounding the banning of the single "underestimate her". Rolling Stone said that the song and contemporaneous Rescue Me were "worthy sensual newies". While reviewing Celebration, Bill Lamb from About.com said "Songs such as "Justify My Love" that sounded a little over-indulgent when first released have worn well over time." Alexandra Capotorto from PopCrush.com said "'Justify My Love' is constructed lovemaking music.

While this track might be oozing sex, it's the NSFW music video that caused the most drama " In the United States, "Justify My Love" peaked at number one for two weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 single

Sara Moreira

Sara Moreira ComM is a Portuguese runner who competes in cross country, road running and in middle-distance and long-distance track events. She represents Sporting CP at club level. After contributing for three collective European cross-country titles and winning individual silver and bronze medals in other championships, she secured her first individual senior title with the 3000 metres gold medal at the 2013 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Gothenburg. At the 2016 European Athletics Championships, Moreira won her first major outdoor individual title by taking the gold medal in the debuting half marathon event. Born Sara Isabel Fonseca Moreira in Santo Tirso, Moreira's first international athletics competition was the 2007 European Athletics U23 Championships, where she took the bronze medal in the steeplechase, she attended the 2007 World Championships in Athletics the following year and finished in thirteenth place in the final. The following year she took part in two major competitions: the IAAF World Cross Country Championships where she finished 50th in the senior race, the 2008 Summer Olympics that year, where she failed to get past the heats of the steeplechase competition.

The 2009 saw. In March 2009, she won the silver medal at the European Indoor Championships with a new personal best of 8:48.18 – her first senior medal. A sixteenth-place finish at the 2009 IAAF World Cross Country Championships saw her help the Portuguese women to a team bronze, along with Ana Dulce Félix, she scored a series of gold medals in July, starting with a 5000 metres and steeplechase double at the 2009 Summer Universiade, followed by another 5000 m gold at the 2009 Lusophony Games. At the 2009 World Championships in Athletics she missed out on the steeplechase final but managed to finish tenth in the women's 5000 m contest. Having competed extensively from March to August, Moreira's final competition of 2009 was the 2009 European Cross Country Championships in December, where she finished tenth and won the team gold with Portugal. Moreira started her 2010 campaign at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Doha and she finished sixth in the final of the 3000 metres, the second best European performer after Ethiopian-born Alemitu Bekele Degfa, who competed for Turkey.

That month she ran at the 2010 IAAF World Cross Country Championships and finished in 27th place. She took third place at the European Cup 10000m in June 2010, making her debut over 10,000 metres, helped win the women's team title for Portugal with Inês Monteiro and Fernanda Ribeiro, she recorded a 3000 m personal best shortly after at the Gran Premio de Andalucía, where her time of 8:42.69 brought her third place behind Nuria Fernández. At the 2010 European Athletics Championships she secured a 5000 m bronze medal, setting a personal best of 14:54.71, but dropped out of the 10,000 m mid-race. She was selected to run the 3000 m for Europe at the 2010 IAAF Continental Cup, but she finished in seventh place. A ninth-place finish at the 2010 European Cross Country Championships helped Portugal to the team gold medal, she ended the year with a win at the São Silvestre da Amadora 10K race on New Year's Eve. Her 2011 began with a third-place finish at the European Cross Country Club Championships, hosted at the Cinque Mulini, where her club, Maratona Clube de Portugal, came second in the women's team race.

She came seventh over 1500 m at the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships and was twentieth in the senior race at the 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships that year. After fellow Portuguese Augusto dropped out of the European Cup 10000m, she took on the favourite role and won the title, five seconds clear of Christelle Daunay. Moreira tested positive for the prohibited stimulant, methylhexaneamine at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics, her result was annulled and she was banned for six months. Upon her return, she won the Douro Valley Half Marathon in May, the European Cup 10000m title in June a bronze medal in the 5000 m at the 2012 European Athletics Championships, she gained selection for the Portuguese Olympic team and ran a personal best of 31:16.44 minutes to place fourteenth in the 10,000 m Olympic final. She defeated Berhane Adere to win the Great Birmingham Run in October and placed twelfth at the 2012 European Cross Country Championships. List of doping cases in sport Sara Moreira at World Athletics

Fernanda Urrejola

Fernanda Loreto Urrejola Arroyo is a Chilean television and film actress. The daughter of Francisco Urrejola and Francisca Arroyo, she has three sisters, Alejandra and Isidora, she studied in The Kent School in Providencia and Escenic communication in Duoc UC. She started her acting career in the young telenovela Destinos Cruzados. Fernanda Urrejola's first movie appearance was in Perjudícame Cariño, she played a popular character in the telenovela Corazón de María as the Néstor Cantillana's wife. She participated in Hijos del Monte. My Best Enemy - Gloria Drama - Mother of Mateo Bring Me the Head of the Machine Gun Woman - La Mujer Metralleta 16 - Matilde Arias Destinos Cruzados - Pascuala Goycolea 17 - Matilde Arias Versus - Clarita Chaparro Floribella - Sofía Santillán Corazón de Maria - María Cofré Amor por accidente - Romina Urrutia Hijos del Monte - Beatriz Pereira Mujeres de Lujo - Magdalena Reyes / Esmeralda Martín La Doña - Millaray Lisperguer Graduados - María Laura "Loli" Falsetti Chipe Libre 20añero a los 40 La Vida es una lotería - Patty Bienvenida Realidad - Marina JPT: Justicia para todos - Mónica Ríos Gen Mishima - Amapola Benadente Adiós la Séptimo de Línea - Leonora Latorre Karma - Juliet Narcos: Mexico - María Elvira Party of Five - Gloria El Inspector Cuentos para un invierno largo Patio Fernanda Urrejola on IMDb Especial Fotográfico de Fernanda Urrejola en TVN

Nicholas de Pencier

Nicholas de Pencier is a Canadian cinematographer and filmmaker. The spouse and professional partner of filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal in Mercury Films, he is the cinematographer and producer on most of her films as well as codirector of the films Long Time Running. and Anthropocene: The Human Epoch. He was solo director of the 2016 documentary Black Code, he won a Genie Award in 2007, alongside Baichwal, Gerry Flahive, Daniel Iron and Peter Starr for Manufactured Landscapes and a Canadian Screen Award in 2011 alongside Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky for Watermark, was an Emmy Award nominee for Outstanding Nature Programming in 2010 for "The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies", an episode of Nova. He is the son of magazine publisher Michael de Pencier, the brother of film and television producer Miranda de Pencier. Let it Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles - cinematographer, producer The Uncles - producer The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia - cinematographer, producer Manufactured Landscapes - cinematographer, producer One Week - producer Act of God - cinematographer, producer Payback - cinematographer The End of Time - cinematographer Watermark - producer, cinematographer The Ghosts in Our Machine - cinematographer Al Purdy Was Here - cinematographer Black Code - director, producer Long Time Running - director, editor Anthropocene: The Human Epoch Nicholas de Pencier on IMDb Official biography, Mercury Films website

Lou mei

Lou mei is the Cantonese name given to dishes made by braising in a sauce known as a master stock or lou sauce. The dish is known as lu wei in Taiwan. Lou mei can be made from meat and other off cuts; the most common varieties are beef, pork and chicken. Lou mei originates in Southern China, is a core part of Teochew cuisine, is available in China and Taiwan with many regional varieties. Selections vary among overseas Chinatowns depending on the immigrant mix. Lou mei can be served hot. Cold lou mei is served with a side of hot braising liquid for immediate mixing. Hot lou mei is served directly from the pot of braising liquid. Common varieties include: Chinese stewed chicken Chinese stewed duck Duck/goose meat Chicken wings Duck flippers Chicken claw Tofu Pig's ear Steamed fish intestines Stir-fried fish intestines Beef entrails Beef brisket Duck gizzard Pig tongue pork hock Pig's blood spiced corned egg Kelp Phá lấu Sekba

Wood (surname)

Wood is a surname in the English language. It is common throughout the world countries with historical links to Great Britain. For the most part, the surname Wood originated as a topographic name used to describe a person who lived in, or worked in a wood or forest; this name is derived from the Middle English wode, meaning "wood". An early occurrence of this surname is de la Wode, recorded in Hertfordshire, England, in 1242; the locational name appeared in early records Latinised as de Bosco. Another derivation for the surname is from a nickname of an eccentric or violent person, derived from the Old English wōd, Middle English wod, all meaning "frenzied" or "wild"; this derivation is considered to be much less common than the locational origin. An early occurrence of the surname derived in this fashion is le Wode, recorded in Worcestershire, England, in 1221. Variations of the name include the surnames Woodd, Woods and Wode; the equivalent name in German is Wald, in many cases, emigrants from the German-speaking countries Anglicized this name to Wood when they settled in countries like the United States, Australia, South Africa, et cetera.

The name "Wald" still exists, too. The name Wood has been modified in many cases by the addition of suffixs to create: Woodard, Woodby, Woodforde, Woodly, Woodruff, Woodstock and Woodward. Other variations include. In England and Wales, on the Isle of Man, Wood is the 26th most-common surname, in Scotland it is the 53rd most-common surname and in the United States the 78th