Erotica is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Madonna, released on October 20, 1992 by Maverick Records. The album was released simultaneously with Madonna's first book publication, Sex. The RIAA certified it double platinum on January 6, 1993, recognizing two million shipments throughout the U.S. Worldwide sales are currently recorded at over 5 million. The album has been certified Double Platinum in the UK with sales exceeding 600,000.
Erotica's fifth single, "Rain," got recognition at the MTV Video Music Awards in 1993, and the album spawned her critically successful Girlie Show World Tour. Erotica was Madonna's first album to have the Parental Advisory sticker.
麦当娜于1992年发行的专辑，内容黑暗。歌曲《Bad Girl》源自电影《Bodyof Evidence》，表达了生存、死亡等晦涩的主题，并不为歌迷接受，创下了麦当娜歌曲的最低排名。《Fever》则翻唱自Peggy Lee的名曲，麦当娜以全新的舞曲曲风进行了演绎。标题曲《Erotica》的音乐录像带又因为过于暴露而遭到禁播。其实这张专辑的内涵十分深刻，谈到了暴力、性、艾滋病等等话题，但支持之声寥寥。一片沈重中的《Deeper And Deeper》则是专辑中最为轻快的舞厅歌曲，也成为了这张专辑中最为歌迷喜爱的歌曲。专辑销量仅480万张。