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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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What happened at the New Wil'ins? Bitch, I'm back by popular demand Y'all haters corny with that Illuminati mess Paparazzi, catch my fly, and my... See the rest of the song lyrics
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. Sep 23, 2017
    10
    Lemonade is an incredible album that passes exactly the message that Beyonce wants and the world needs
    This message is passed with lyrics,
    Lemonade is an incredible album that passes exactly the message that Beyonce wants and the world needs
    This message is passed with lyrics, rhythms, visuals and sounds that make you understand and get interested
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  2. Apr 25, 2016
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Beyoncé é uma das poucas artistas atuais que se jogam em seu trabalho e sua arte. Não precisa ser fã para admira-la. Este álbum é mais uma prova que ela é uma artista completa! 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. Jul 25, 2020
    10
    This album is one of the best I've seen and heard. Queen B always delivers quality and concept!
  5. Apr 26, 2016
    10
    O álbum te leva à uma percepção diferente da música,uma mistura de ritmos e estilos que se encaixaram perfeitamente na voz da Beyoncé. OsO álbum te leva à uma percepção diferente da música,uma mistura de ritmos e estilos que se encaixaram perfeitamente na voz da Beyoncé. Os vocais são os melhores que já escutei dela. Expand
  6. Apr 28, 2016
    10
    Her most sonically varied, and distinctive, work to date. It explores electric blue, country, futuristic R&B, rock and gospel. It's also herHer most sonically varied, and distinctive, work to date. It explores electric blue, country, futuristic R&B, rock and gospel. It's also her most personal and yet political, an exploration of the pain of women past, future and present through her own arc of betrayal. Stunning. 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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