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  • Summary: The second full-length release for the New Zealand pop singer-songwriter was produced with Jack Antonoff.
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Green Light
I do my makeup in somebody else's car We order different drinks at the same bars I know about what you did and I wanna scream the truth She thinks... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 32
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 32
  3. Negative: 0 out of 32
  1. Jun 28, 2017
    100
    Melodrama overwhelms me. It reaches me at that weird and fragile center.
  2. 100
    Self-care has allowed Lorde to make something extraordinary and authentic, something that takes you by the hand and assures you that you can survive and thrive in the same sea of emotion.
  3. Jun 28, 2017
    90
    She is intensely self-aware and, accordingly, is able to take all the inelegancies of youth--the stumbles out of nightclub doors, the clothes strewn across the bedroom floor, how apocalyptic that first heartbreak feels--and turn them into something exquisite.
  4. Jun 15, 2017
    88
    Lorde captures emotions like none other. Her second album is a masterful study of being a young woman, a sleek and humid pop record full of grief and hedonism, crafted with the utmost care and wisdom.
  5. 80
    There are no gimmicks. There’s nothing screaming for acceptance. Melodrama is a raw, real album under its sparkly clean production. One written for the masses but able to resonate with each individual listener.
  6. 80
    Fuelled by a black humour that’s almost become her trademark, there’s heartbreak and ecstasy, desire, fear, uncertainty, acting on impulse, making mistakes and (maybe) learning from them. And those are tunes we can definitely dance to.
  7. Jun 16, 2017
    75
    This is a personal singer-songwriter album outfitted in pop colors. Strings swoop, backing vocals become percussion beds, keyboards are smudged and distorted with dance club grime, beats ascend and then dissolve.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 31 out of 779
  1. Sep 1, 2019
    10
    beautiful album absolutely flawless will never ever get bored of listening to it
  2. Jan 20, 2018
    10
    A Masterpiece. This album reflects Lorde´s feelings in an artistic and very successful way
  3. Jun 16, 2017
    10
    A very cohesive and well-arranged album. It deserves all the acclaims it's been getting so far. Despite the album being great as a whole,A very cohesive and well-arranged album. It deserves all the acclaims it's been getting so far. Despite the album being great as a whole, there are not many stand-out tracks or single-worthy songs that you would enjoy listening on the radio. Still, an amazing effort by lorde who writes and co-produces ALL her songs herself. Expand
  4. Jul 24, 2020
    10
    album have century, no ones do it like her! i wait for lorde third album!!!
  5. Jan 19, 2018
    10
    Melodrama can make you feel colors and taste feelings, Lorde has done one of the best album of all time, and she's just 21.
  6. Jun 16, 2017
    10
    Icónica Lordiosa, cómo siempre dándonos arte. Eterna patrona de Anal del 62, nunca decepcionanda y 0 monótona, cierta bagresita no seIcónica Lordiosa, cómo siempre dándonos arte. Eterna patrona de Anal del 62, nunca decepcionanda y 0 monótona, cierta bagresita no se relaciona :*** sigue asi mi lordesita ya queremas ver como sales en tur. Todas las canciones de MeloARTE son artísimas. Ojalá y ganes un grammy maniuska. jejeje salu2 a secta pap Expand
  7. Sep 3, 2019
    0
    I didn't liked this album. I don't see emotions. This album isn't make sense for the name

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