Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper - A Star Is Born
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
User Score
Based on 366 ratings
2018 Ratings: #239
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
AllMusic

All the songs make sense narratively and on their own, so they hold together well and would amount to a first-rate soundtrack, if it weren't for those meddling dialogue tracks, which wind up sapping any kind of momentum for the album.

80
The Guardian

Bradley Cooper shows he can sing as well as act and direct but it is Lady Gaga’s pop prowess that lifts each track, be it spectacular piano ballads or heart-rending duets.

80
Rolling Stone

Its most powerful moments are among the best of Gaga’s career.

80
NME

Overall ... A Star is Born is one of the best Hollywood soundtracks of recent years. Far from being Oscar bait, these are songs that could feasibly shine on their own – and ones that feel entirely believable.

75
Consequence of Sound

There’s real joy in this music — real pleasure in the making of art. Bradley Cooper is a delightful surprise, and Lady Gaga adds to her legend.

74
Pitchfork

At its peaks, the album delivers on the promise of its star-wattage with some of the most affecting and emotionally overwhelming pop songs of the year.

60
The Telegraph

On its own terms, A Star Is Born makes for a very peculiar album, mixing grunge, Americana, country, soft-rock Seventies power ballads and slick modern digital RnB performed by a 21st-century pop powerhouse and a middle-aged actor singing in public for the first time.

50
Slant Magazine

There’s undoubtedly a strong 10-song album lodged at the core of A Star Is Born, but unlike the film, wherein an outsized sense of sentimentality is rendered affecting by the more grounded performances, there’s not nearly enough substance here to justify all the bombast.

Snowbuyer
76
This soundtrack definitely matches its parent film, well, and both Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga embody their characters and their emotions well on songs like “Maybe It's Time" and "I'll Never Love Again", respectively. I love the guitar-playing here, it’s done so well and really matches the mood of whatever track the musician is playing, whether it be the country rock of "Black Eyes" or the soft "Out of Time". Gaga is definitely the standout singer ... read more
prets
80
I came back to this album despite it being 2020 as it didn't only become a classic but also captivated the hears of all who heard the soundtrack and experienced the movie. In fact, it touched me so much that I bought the DVD for the film despite not being interested in owning movies. It is one of the best works of 2018 and arguably of all time. A great job by the amazing Lady Gaga and the great actor Bradley Cooper.
TheCarioca
71
Black Eyes - 3/5
La Vie En Rose - 4/5
Maybe It's Time - 5/5 ❤
Out Of Time - 3/5
Alibi - 4/5
Shallow - 5/5 ❤
Music To My Eyes - 3/5
Diggin' My Grave - 3/5
Always Remember Us This Time - 5/5 ❤
Look What I Found - 4/5
Heal Me - 3/5
I Don't Know What Love Is - 3/5
Is That Alright? - 3/5
Why Did You Do That? - 3/5
Hair Body Face - 3/5
Before I Cry - 4/5
Too Far Gone - 3/5
I'll Never Love Again - 3/5
JotaBrasil
82
Assim como a refilmagem de Nasce uma Estrela acontecer de tempos em tempos, o mundo artístico também recebe de braços abertos o surgimento de uma estrela que consegue transitar brilhantemente entre o mundo do cinema e o mundo da música, transformando-se em algo que apenas podemos nomear como uma verdadeira estrela. Muitos já tentaram como, por exemplo, Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Whitney Houston, Madonna, entre outros, mas não obtiveram ... read more
goncalocouto
70
"A Star Is Born" is powerful and sentimentalist.

✅ Black Eyes | La Vie En Rose | Shallow | I'll Never Love Again
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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Black Eyes (performed by Bradley Cooper)
  3. Somewhere Over The Rainbow (dialogue; featuring Lady Gaga)
  4. Fabulous French (dialogue; featuring Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Anthony Ramos and D.J. "Shangela" Pierce)
  5. La Vie En Rose (performed by Lady Gaga)
  6. I'll Wait For You (dialogue; featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga)
  7. Maybe It's Time (performed by Bradley Cooper)
  8. Parking Lot (dialogue; featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga)
  9. Out Of Time (performed by Bradley Cooper)
  10. Alibi (performed by Bradley Cooper)
  11. Trust Me (dialogue; featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga)
  12. Shallow (performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper)
  13. First Stop, Arizona (dialogue; featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga)
  14. Music To My Eyes (performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper)
  15. Diggin' My Grave (performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper)
  16. I Love You (dialogue; featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga)
  17. Always Remember Us This Way (performed by Lady Gaga)
  18. Unbelievable (dialogue; featuring Lady Gaga and Rafi Gavron)
  19. How Do You Hear It? (dialogue; featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga)
  20. Look What I Found (performed by Lady Gaga)
  21. Memphis (dialogue; featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga)
  22. Heal Me (performed by Lady Gaga)
  23. I Don't Know What Love Is (performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper)
  24. Vows (dialogue; featuring Lady Gaga)
  25. Is That Alright? (performed by Lady Gaga)
  26. SNL (dialogue; featuring Alec Baldwin, Donald King, Michael Mancini and Gena Rositano)
  27. Why Did You Do That? (performed by Lady Gaga)
  28. Hair Body Face (performed by Lady Gaga)
  29. Scene 98 (dialogue; featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga)
  30. Before I Cry (performed by Lady Gaga)
  31. Too Far Gone (performed by Bradley Cooper)
  32. Twelve Notes (dialogue; featuring Lady Gaga and Sam Elliott)
  33. I'll Never Love Again (performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper)
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Added on: September 1, 2018