Nothing But the Beat

  • Record Label: Capitol
  • Release Date: Aug 29, 2011
Metascore
56

Mixed or average reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 17
  2. Negative: 3 out of 17
  1. Magnet
    Nov 11, 2011
    20
    It's fine that none of this is the least bit subtle. Memorable, or anything other than baseline catchy, is another thing entirely. [#81, p. 56]
  2. Aug 29, 2011
    20
    Guetta might be one of the only people given partial credit for creating a sea change in pop music who's also unquestionably the least compelling example of that style.
  3. Aug 29, 2011
    20
    Guetta's trademark union of stadium trance and American R&B is represented in a glittering array of bling-encrusted collaborations (Snoop Dogg, Akon, Chris Brown) but they struggle to impose any distinctive personality on the overall mood of relentless rictus-grin-inducing euphoria.
User Score
6.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 79 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 21
  2. Negative: 3 out of 21
  1. Aug 29, 2011
    5
    Despite the catchy singles, David Guetta made an awful job on this follow-up to 'One Love'. He is becoming a dance-pop version of previousDespite the catchy singles, David Guetta made an awful job on this follow-up to 'One Love'. He is becoming a dance-pop version of previous hitmaker, Timbaland. Only Titanium is a really good surprise in the album, with the Afrojack-helped song. (I did not listen to the instrumental CD) Full Review »
  2. Aug 29, 2011
    9
    I have heard the entire album and assessing it is generally good, there are many styles of music, and many potential hits. I think he has doneI have heard the entire album and assessing it is generally good, there are many styles of music, and many potential hits. I think he has done a good job for me is a great CD but must be heard to appreciate it. Full Review »
  3. Dec 16, 2014
    7
    Best Album David Guetta undoubtedly miss that time, I hope the album is more pro'ximo Nothing But The Beat and less Listen
    Highlights:
    Best Album David Guetta undoubtedly miss that time, I hope the album is more pro'ximo Nothing But The Beat and less Listen
    Highlights: Titanium and Turn Me On
    Lows: Sunshine and Night Of Your Life
    Full Review »