by Katy Perry
- Record Label: Capitol
- Release Date: Aug 24, 2010
- Summary: The Grammy Award-nominated singer's sophomore release is full of pop-rock gems and features guest appearances from Snoop Dogg and Rivers Cuomo.
- Record Label: Capitol
- Genre(s): Pop/Rock
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|You're so hypnotizing Could you be the devil? Could you be an angel? Your touch magnetizing Feels like I am floating Leaves my body glowing They...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Positive: 4 out of 19
Mixed: 13 out of 19
Negative: 2 out of 19
For all the pomp and watermelon costumes, Perry is primarily a smart and personal pop songwriter. And Teenage Dream shows-in carefully selected spots-that she's ready to grow up.
Beneath the fruity outfits and fart jokes, Perry is clearly serious about the business of hit songcraft; that doesn't make Dream nearly cohesive as an album, but it does provide, intermittently, exactly the kind of high-fructose rush she's aiming for.
Teenage Dream is the kind of pool-party-pop gem that Gwen Stefani used to crank out on the regular, full of SoCal ambience and disco beats.
Unfortunately, the fun peaks around the time that Snoop Dogg officially hands over his thug-life card during the previously released "California Gurls," a slice of sunny disco-pop perfection that suggested Teenage Dream just might trump 2008's spotty but enjoyable One Of The Boys. Instead, Perry returned with lots of ho-hum ballads and lackluster radio fodder as limp as the discarded lover in the dis track "Circle The Drain."
There's none of the ABBA or Cardigans influence she claimed, nor any of the fun she seems to have in real life. For now she just sounds like another of pop's Stepford Wives.
With music as rigidly formulaic as this, no wonder the teens in her songs want to party until they blank out.
Positive: 324 out of 407
Mixed: 41 out of 407
Negative: 42 out of 407
Aug 25, 2010this is AMAZING! California gurls, Teenage Dream, Last friday night, peacock, fireworks = potential hits.
Dec 7, 2020every song in the album is fantastic, katy's teenage dream is just legendary, periodttt
Jul 24, 2020La verdad no se. Por qué tiene un ranking tan bajo teenage biblia si es uno de los mejores álbum de la década con 5 #1 billboard
Y unLa verdad no se. Por qué tiene un ranking tan bajo teenage biblia si es uno de los mejores álbum de la década con 5 #1 billboard
Y un Spotlight award Con éxitos como Teenage Dream California gurls E.t Firework last Friday night… Expand
Aug 28, 2020The best album ever ! Songs are iconic and memorable , Teenage Dream will be forever !
May 25, 2012This is a great pop record. It's so much fun, exactly how pop music is supposed to be. At first I didn't like the songs "Peacock" and "CircleThis is a great pop record. It's so much fun, exactly how pop music is supposed to be. At first I didn't like the songs "Peacock" and "Circle the Drain", but eventually I grew to like those too. People need to stop over thinking this and just enjoy it. Sure, it's silly at times, but that's not a crime. Not all music should be serious and intellectual.… Expand
Sep 8, 2014Além do album ter muitos e muitos hits que renderam muitos recordes à Katy, cada música dele tem seu brilho próprio. Claro que tem seus pontosAlém do album ter muitos e muitos hits que renderam muitos recordes à Katy, cada música dele tem seu brilho próprio. Claro que tem seus pontos baixos, assim como todos os CDS, mas nada que atrapalhe muita coisa. Firework tem a melhor letra de todas as músicas do CD, há outras divetidas como Last Friday Night e California Gurls e outras em que Katy libera à sua raiva, em Circle The Drain, que em minha opinião é a melhor do album.… Expand
Jan 27, 2020This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. It was good in 2011-2012, at the time of the dance floors, but nowadays we realize that it was done exclusively for the years 2011 and 2012… Expand
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