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  • Summary: The sixth solo studio album for the singer premiered as an hour-long HBO special before streaming on Tidal. A physical release is set for May 6.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 33
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 33
  3. Negative: 0 out of 33
  1. Apr 25, 2016
    100
    Lemonade is by far Beyoncé’s strongest album.
  2. 100
    Her boldest, most ambitious, best album to date.
  3. 100
    Cynics will cry foul, that Beyoncé remains an entitled superstar, raging at a paper tiger. Those cynics will be ignoring one of this year’s finest albums.
  4. Apr 25, 2016
    90
    ["Sorry,"] is a combative, unglossy track on an album full of them. ... As she did with her 2013 album, “Beyoncé,” she has also paired the music with full-length video that expands and deepens its impact.
  5. Apr 26, 2016
    85
    Lemonade is a stunning album, one that sees her exploring sounds she never has before. It also voices a rarely seen concept, that of the album-length ode to infidelity. Even stranger, it doesn’t double as an album-length ode to breaking up.
  6. 80
    This is a record that is highly sonically ambitious, and even the moments that don’t quite come together are carried by Beyoncé’s vocal talents and sheer star power.
  7. Apr 26, 2016
    70
    If Lemonade feels less ambitious than the near-70-minute Beyoncé, it's probably because the penetrating spoken-word interludes, composed of verses by Somali-British poet Warsan Shire, featured in Lemonade's accompanying long-form music video have been excised from the album itself.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 99 out of 839
  1. Jul 21, 2017
    10
    Un gran trabajo de Beyoncé, ella se reinventa en cada álbum y es tan fabuloso escucharlo, debo decir que es una Joya esté álbum, un álbum queUn gran trabajo de Beyoncé, ella se reinventa en cada álbum y es tan fabuloso escucharlo, debo decir que es una Joya esté álbum, un álbum que muchas personas lo tomaron como escudo ante los tiempos en el que mundo vive. Expand
  2. Apr 25, 2016
    10
    Através de um álbum límpido, com batidas retardantes vindas da pegada Urbana Contemporânea, Beyoncé se renovou e conseguiu atingir o que todosAtravés de um álbum límpido, com batidas retardantes vindas da pegada Urbana Contemporânea, Beyoncé se renovou e conseguiu atingir o que todos queriam, a simplicidade de sua música, de sua voz, de toda a sua produção dentro do álbum e das letras que são impecáveis, uma melodia mais penetrante que a outra, não tem como não ouvir o 'Lemonade' por inteiro, as participações soam como um alarme de entrada para as novas vozes no álbum e isso, fortificou ainda mais o emponderamento da cultura negra que o álbum em si já tinha, com um histórico de superações, vitórias, batalhas e a representação do povo e da cultura negra como ela é! Expand
  3. Apr 25, 2016
    10
    A real masterpiece. This is what the world needs: ART! It brings a mix of rhythms with an amazing harmony. The context of the album isA real masterpiece. This is what the world needs: ART! It brings a mix of rhythms with an amazing harmony. The context of the album is absolutely wonderful! Expand
  4. Apr 5, 2020
    10
    Album is definitely one of the best of the decade it was released in and maybe all time. People often say it's overrated or isn't worth asAlbum is definitely one of the best of the decade it was released in and maybe all time. People often say it's overrated or isn't worth as much as it's hyped for but you have to actually sit down and pay full attention to the music. It's an album that you have to immerse yourself in. Expand
  5. Apr 26, 2016
    10
    Her best album to date! So diverse and addicting! Im amazed seeing Bey keep growing as an artist! And that film wowww ain't no one doing itHer best album to date! So diverse and addicting! Im amazed seeing Bey keep growing as an artist! And that film wowww ain't no one doing it like her! Rihanna is basic and its a sin to compare her with Queen Bey after this! Expand
  6. Apr 25, 2016
    10
    The album is her best work to date! She proved to us her versatility by giving us a collection of country, RnB, pop, rock, trap and so muchThe album is her best work to date! She proved to us her versatility by giving us a collection of country, RnB, pop, rock, trap and so much more. Her vocals are soft yet powerful and she "SLAYS." The visuals of the album are 10 times better than that of her previous album and that is an huge achievement for her and her team. Many worried of how she would out-do herself this time, and she definitely did just that: Out-do herself and her peers(if she even has any at her level). Expand
  7. Jul 20, 2019
    0
    Ela deveria ter vergonha na cara Lisa de lançar essa bosta e se dizer feminista fazendo esse lixo pro marido e dizer que é pra militar. Lixosa.

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