AOTY 2017
Blue Lips
Tove Lo - Blue Lips
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2017 Ratings: #361 / 653
User Score
Based on 103 ratings
2017 Ratings: #324
Your Review

CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Northern Transmissions

Despite some blander moments on the record that drag it down, it’s one of the year’s strongest pop releases.

80
DIY

Like Tove Lo herself, ‘Blue Lips’ isn’t perfect; it has a predilection towards being over produced. Thematically, though, her honesty about her imperfections is what makes all so irresistible.

80
The Line of Best Fit

Blue Lips invites listeners to really consider the way media and the world looks at sex and drugs. It asks listeners to challenge the taboos placed on women’s ability to exercise their freedom of expression.

71
Pitchfork

An explicit testament to Lo’s chaotic love life, an unashamedly sexual and emotionally impactful piece of work. Lo ends up baring much more of her soul than her body.

60
Rolling Stone

It'd be easy to dismiss as softcore shock-pop if her songwriting wasn't so formidable.

Nov 21, 2017
EMR
63
Tove Lo sticks to her guns on her new release, offering a fun and considerably vibrant set of late-night danceclub jams that brim with rapidfire neon-light imagery and nocturnal ambience. There is something at the same time liberating and banalizing about the way she approaches sex and "love" on this album, resulting in a few uninspired and bland lyrics throughout the tracklisting, but the first half of Blue Lips contains some of the most shimmery, colourful dance hits of 2017, hands ... read more
Nov 19, 2017
nijakiler17
NR
DUdE look at the ass!!

St Vincent can't compete with those cheeks!
Nov 17, 2017
zeyadreda
70
I singed, i danced, i sweat and i enjoyed the record, for me this one is better than her last record a lot, this time there is a good mix between the Nu-disco vibes and the synth/electro, and a better performance on the record than the last one, the record consists of two chapters first the light beam and the second is pitch black, every chapter got it's talk about the relationships, but for me Light Beam is better containing the better tracks on the record like Bitches, Shedontknowbutsheknows, ... read more
Nov 17, 2017
sucker
80
It feels like the colorful sibling of Lady Wood. Much more diverse and vibrant in production, what lacked the most for me on Phase I. Catchy ass hooks, all fun and games until it's not. The cover fits perfectly. Thanks Tove for serving us nothing but quality sexual jams and songs to cry alone at night.

Best: Bitches, Disco Tits, Bad Days, Hey You Got Drugs?
Worst: Romantics
Nov 16, 2017*
plowo
78
durassa

Favs: Disco Tits, Shedontknowbutsheknows, Shivering Gold, Stranger, Bitches, Bad Days and Hey You Got Drugs?
END OF YEAR LISTS
#12/Baeble Music
Track List
  1. LIGHT BEAMS
  2. disco tits
  3. shedontknowbutsheknows
  4. shivering gold
  5. dont ask dont tell
  6. stranger
  7. bitches
  8. PITCH BLACK
  9. romantics (feat. Daye Jack)
  10. cycles
  11. struggle
  12. 9th of october
  13. bad days
  14. hey you got drugs?


Added on: September 13, 2017