Body Talk - Robyn
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Universal acclaim- based on 102 Ratings

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  • Summary: The Swedish singer-songwriter's album is part of her 2010 Body Talk trilogy, containing five new tracks and another handful of songs with different versions from her previously released first and second parts.
  • Record Label: Interscope
  • Genre(s): Pop, Electronic, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Dance-Pop, Euro-Pop, Club/Dance, Alternative Dance
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Dec 21, 2010
    100
    Over the course of Body Talk, Robyn has proved that there's real emotion to be found among the ones and zeros of electronic music, and Pt 3. is the culmination of that outlook: euphoric, personal, and inspirational to the last beat.
  2. From "Don't F***ing Tell Me What to Do" to "We Dance to the Beat," her songwriting in that vein is as strong as anybody's. Scattered across her three 2010 CDs is one great album. How I wish this was it.
  3. Dec 8, 2010
    90
    The first genuinely exciting, no-filler, pure pop full-length album since The Fame.
  4. Dec 8, 2010
    80
    You could argue that Robyn does sexy, bolshy, catchy pop so effortlessly – as evidenced again by the new tracks, especially Call Your Girlfriend – that Body Talk should have been edited into a straightforward killer pop album.
  5. Dec 8, 2010
    80
    It's this underdog story that emphasizes just why Body Talk is such a revelation; it is the musical peak of an artist who has always had a bigger picture for what pop could sound like.
  6. Dec 8, 2010
    80
    Body Talk impresses for its thematic focus and laser-precise editing.
  7. Dec 8, 2010
    60
    Third mediocre outing in twelve months for Swedish starlet.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 31 out of 31
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 31
  3. Negative: 0 out of 31
  1. Nov 24, 2010
    10
    The Body Talk Series was the best thing on the Pop music scene of 2010.What i admire in Robyn is that she can put raw emotions on dance/pop songs, making true music in a genre that's not usually deep. Expand
  2. Oct 2, 2011
    10
    The intelligent album of 2010, showed us that pop have substence to. With beatiful lyrics, versing about dancefloors, pain, love and hangovers, Robyn makes her sweet voice to combine perfectly with what she is singing. Pearls like "Dancing On My Own", "Time Machine", "Stars 4-Ever" and "None of Dem" make this, her greatest album, and one of the greates of 2010. Expand
  3. Nov 28, 2010
    10
    The swedish diva kill this year with her perfect dancefloor music and her praised Body Talk (1,2 & 3)...i found this job better than her previous album...! The first times that i love her music is with Dancehall Queen and then knock me with Dancing On My Own...and the rest of the part 1 was perfect, then her part 2 was awful and sometimes amazing... and much of their songs are for the dancefloor!!! and now the part 3 was amazing...! the best song it's obvious the catchy Call You Girlfriend!
    But when you add all the parties do the best album of the year...!
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  4. Dec 5, 2010
    10
    A stomping pop-electro triumph, detailing the heartbreaking and no **** life of a lonely girl. This pop album may well be the best of the decade.
  5. May 23, 2011
    9
    Body Talk is pop at its best. While the reason why she's not enjoying worldwide domination nor having huge success remains a mystery, her purpose and direction are clear. And it's beautiful once you've heard the whole three EPs that would build up the best pop album of 2010. Expand
  6. Feb 23, 2013
    9
    One of the greatest electropop albums ever.
  7. Apr 26, 2011
    7
    Body Talk is a good, not great, effort. There's nothing really bad at all about here, and the music is catchy and fun. Some of the songs, however, seem to fade when trying to remember the entirety of the album. Some of the standout tracks, obviously stated by others, include "Dancing on My own" and "Hang With Me", which are catchy and powerhouses. There's also a little place in my heart for tracks like "U Should Know Better" with Snoop Dog and "Don't ****ing Tell Me What To Do", if just for their simple catchy style. The overall album is still good, high quality stuff, and fun to listen to. Expand

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