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  • Summary: The third studio release for the dance pop artist features guest appearances from R. Kelly, T.I., Too Short and Twista as well as production from David Guetta, Infected Mushroom, Madeon, Rick Rubin, DJ White Shadow, will.i.am, Zedd, and Zisis.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 30
  2. Negative: 0 out of 30
  1. Nov 5, 2013
    84
    Coherently channeling R&B, techno, disco and rock music as a pop artist while discussing sex, drugs, lust, God, fame and creativity, Lady Gaga has offered fans her most sonically and lyrically diverse album to date.
  2. 80
    She doesn’t do anything wildly original with them [musical genres], but she has fun.
  3. Nov 11, 2013
    70
    The concept is artful and logical, yet ARTPOP never insinuates or settles in the subconscious; it always assaults, determined to make an impression even when all it has to say is that it doesn't have much to say.
  4. Nov 10, 2013
    60
    It's no instant classic, then, but neither is it the calamity that some have foreseen, being a typically mixed Gaga outing with some ludicrous highs, questionable digressions (Jewels 'N' Drugs, in which three rappers add little to the mix; or Donatella, a charmless ode to the equally charmless Versace supremo) and plenty of not-unpleasant filler.
  5. Nov 11, 2013
    60
    ARTPOP wants to hide that it doesn’t have much to say.
  6. Nov 22, 2013
    50
    This is two albums in a row now that were basically a bit boring, and she needs to sort it out soonish please.
  7. Nov 7, 2013
    40
    Throughout ARTPOP signifier upon signifier is piled on top of sometimes brilliant melodies, creating enough room for breathless readings of Gaga’s ‘art’ certainly, but failing on the more basic level as engaging pop music.

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  1. Nov 11, 2013
    10
    This record is amazing. I can't stand the mixed or negative reviews this album gets when compared to the artistical "crap" that was releasedThis record is amazing. I can't stand the mixed or negative reviews this album gets when compared to the artistical "crap" that was released by Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus or anybody else. The entire album is written, (co-)produced and "done" by the artist not by a dozen of different songwriters or producers per track.

    ARTPOP is a truely epic pop release this year, far beyond every other release by a "high class artist".
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  2. Apr 14, 2021
    10
    This album give me live, I love the songs on the album, specially swine, is a huge party in this album
  3. Oct 4, 2014
    10
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  4. Mar 15, 2015
    10
    This record is amazing. I can't stand the mixed or negative reviews this album gets when compared to the artistical "crap" that was releasedThis record is amazing. I can't stand the mixed or negative reviews this album gets when compared to the artistical "crap" that was released by Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus or anybody else. The entire album is written, (co-)produced and "done" by the artist not by a dozen of different songwriters or producers per track.

    ARTPOP is a truely epic pop release this year, far beyond every other release by a "high class artist".
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  5. Nov 9, 2020
    9
    A very very underrated album. It's my third favorite (after Born this Way and the Fame), tied with Chromatica, right now, I highly believe itA very very underrated album. It's my third favorite (after Born this Way and the Fame), tied with Chromatica, right now, I highly believe it was ahead of her time. Expand
  6. Dec 11, 2020
    7
    As her most experimental album to date, Gaga certainly had her hands full behind the scenes during the process of creating this album. ThatAs her most experimental album to date, Gaga certainly had her hands full behind the scenes during the process of creating this album. That being said, this album certainly is not her best work, but it's not bad at all. ARTPOP serves as a career highlight because of the pure artistic creativity and innovation exuding behind each and every one of these hypnotically rhythmic EDM & electro-pop influenced tracks, and with career-defining songs like Gypsy, Dope, and the infamous Applause, Gaga proves that even at some of her lowest points, she's still gonna push through and further prove she's one of the greatest of all time. Expand
  7. Mar 26, 2017
    0
    There's nothing good to be said about this album. It's so goddam awful I don't even have words to express.

    Lady Gaga isn't only overrated,
    There's nothing good to be said about this album. It's so goddam awful I don't even have words to express.

    Lady Gaga isn't only overrated, but a crappy artist.
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