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Madonna's album title, release date confirmed

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The title of Madonna’s forthcoming album will be Hard Candy, EW.com has learned exclusively. The record, her last studio effort for Warner Bros., includes a track called “Candy Store.” Madonna chose to stick with the sweet theme because “she loves candy,” says her longtime rep Liz Rosenberg. “It’s about

the juxtaposition of tough

and sweetness, or as Madonna so eloquently expressed ‘I’m gonna kick your ass, but it’s going to make you

feel good.'” The album, which features Justin Timberlake on multiple tracks and production by Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, and Nate “Danja” Hills, will see a U.S. release on April 29. The first single, “Four

Minutes,” will be out at the end of March.