• Record Label: Anti-
  • Release Date: Apr 17, 2020
Metascore
86

Universal acclaim - based on 6 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
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  1. Apr 17, 2020
    90
    There are many layers in Miss Colombia's 11 vivid tracks, all of which are well-worth exploring.
  2. Apr 17, 2020
    90
    Miss Colombia displays an artist who has a clear vision combined with a desire to experiment with sounds.
  3. Apr 20, 2020
    80
    Pimienta has ably realized her potential and silenced those who doubted her deservingness.
  4. Apr 17, 2020
    80
    The organic, delightfully earnest tracks blend Miss Colombia‘s avant-Latin sonic palette with revered cross-generational traditions, forging a new world of musical borderlessness that Pimienta is glad to call home.
  5. 80
    ‘Miss Colombia’ is an impressive, experimental collection, filled with complex, crunching production and romantic lyrics that recount love and loss. Mixing the old and traditional with modern elements, it’s a powerful statement of Lido Pimienta’s innovative creative vision and Colombia as a whole.
  6. Apr 17, 2020
    70
    There’s no question that a little bit of Lido’s formidable live energy is lost in the translation here, but ‘Miss Colombia’ remains a vibrant, accessible introduction to her boundary-defying body of work.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 19 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 19
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 19
  3. Negative: 2 out of 19
  1. May 13, 2020
    10
    To be honest, I had not heard an album this good, natural and mystical in many years. "Miss Colombia" by Lido Pimienta is a fantastic journeyTo be honest, I had not heard an album this good, natural and mystical in many years. "Miss Colombia" by Lido Pimienta is a fantastic journey to native pre-hispanic South American culture. Taking advantage and embracing her country's folklore and tradition, she has put an album that sounds like a fairy in a forest that sings to nature with the rest of the flowers and trees being its choir. Traditions are constantly being forgotten as globalization is becoming a thing. Other Colombian artists like Shakira or J Balvin have followed the rules of the American music industry, visiting and talking about their home country only once in a lifetime. They have mostly abandoned their roots to focus and selling more singles and records but have come back again when Latin American music started its revival somewhere in 2016. However, Lido Pimienta has been able to take us back to those times where nature was a human's best and most loyal friend. Her voice, mixed with this organic, afro-american and, even sometimes, non-existent production, sounds perfectly gorgeous, inspirational, fragile and harmonical.
    The songs and lyrics may not be the best specially to non-Spanish speakers but, if you are open to explore new territories and discover something fresh and new, "Miss Colombia" the one to start with since, I insist, the album is vivid, colorful and gorgeous and a maybe upgrated version of Mon Laferte's earlier work. Still being in quarantine I miss the streets very much and am very worried about the summer of 2020; and this may have been the cure to my worries and nostalgia since I have been able to hear through this album a perfect summer vacation in the hills with singing birds and waterfalls surrounding you and your friends while the sun penetrates through the leafs of those tall trees and your heart slowly heals from the breakup you had been through.
    Thus, if you are bored, emotional or thirsty to listen to something new, "Miss Colombia" is the album you are definitely looking for. I am very very grateful for discovering this record, one of the best indie ones of 2020 if not the best so far.
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