Robyn - Body Talk
Critic Score
Based on 18 reviews
2010 Ratings: #33 / 854
Year End Rank: #17
User Score
Based on 169 ratings
2010 Ratings: #13
November 22, 2010 / Release Date
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Cherrytree / Label
Electropop / Genres
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A.V. Club

Over the course of Body Talk, Robyn has proved that there’s real emotion to be found among the ones and zeros of electronic music, and Pt 3. is the culmination of that outlook: euphoric, personal, and inspirational to the last beat.

Entertainment Weekly
Robyn continues to languish in the cult-act remainder bin, but these 15 excellently curated tracks deserve to change that.

With Body Talk, Robyn ups the ante for pop stars across the radio dial and raises her own chances of appearing on yours.

Drowned in Sound

Taken as a whole however, Body Talk suffers from the same patchiness that pervades Robyn’s previous releases.


It’s just a shame that while Body Talk contains some of the most extraordinary pop music to be released all year, its impact is weakened by a few poor song inclusions and a difficult track listing .

Robyn has what it takes to be a real force and with this display of innovation and execution, the only question left is to wonder when the rest of the world will catch on.
I really just don't hear it with this one. Not only does Body Talk sound dated, it's sounds far too homogenous for a 15 track pop album that's an hour long. It is clearly a product of the club era arena pop that died off in 2012. Still though, Robyn proves to have much better taste in sheer hook writing than almost all of her pop contemporaries. The moments of vulnerability shine through as well. The highlights are quite the highlights, the rest are quite forgettable and I wouldn't be able to ... read more
THIS is an example of a really good pop album. I don't know how is Honey, I will try it.
An absolute gem of a pop record, with some of the prettiest and catchiest pop of the decade. Simply beautiful.

Best: Dancing On My Own, Indestructible, Time Machine, Love Kills, Hang With Me, Call Your Girlfriend, In My Eyes

Worst: We Dance To The Beat
I decided to give this album a try and I don't regret it at all
Amazing tracks, one of the best electropop albums for sure
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Track List

  1. Dancing on My Own (Radio Version) 
  2. Fembot 
  3. Don't Fucking Tell Me What to Do 
  4. Indestructible 
  5. Time Machine 
  6. Love Kills 
  7. Hang With Me 
  8. Call Your Girlfriend 
  9. None of Dem [ft. Röyksopp] 
  10. We Dance to the Beat 
  11. U Should Know Better [ft. Snoop Dogg] 
  12. Dancehall Queen 
  13. Get Myself Together
  14. In My Eyes 
  15. Stars 4-Ever
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