Beyoncé - 4
Critic Score
Based on 33 reviews
2011 Ratings: #496 / 990
Year End Rank: #46
User Score
Based on 700 ratings
2011 Ratings: #111
Liked by 24 people
June 28, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Columbia / Label
Pop, R&B / Genres
beyonce.com / Website
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Consequence of Sound

4 continues the Beyoncé tradition of making amazingly catchy, anthemic records with some of her best songs to date.

85
Beats Per Minute

Her voice is the best it has ever been. Her music is the best it has ever been.

80
musicOMH

4 might be her most impressive collection yet.

60
PopMatters

It is for the most part a fun listen at worst and for her legion of fans it will probably translate to much more.

20
No Ripcord

Where this album should be fresh and current, it sounds tired, repetitive and uninspired.

GersonAOTY
80
One of Beyoncé's most fun and vocally energetic albums featuring a classic and delicious R&B sound that marks a moment of transition in the singer's discography.

Love On Top (10/10)
Party (8.4/10)
Schoolin' Life (7.8/10)
Countdown (8.8/10)
I Miss You (8.1/10)
Dance For You (7.5/10)
I Care (8.1/10)
Rather Die Young (7.2/10)
1+1 (7.5/10)
End Of Time (7.4/10)
Run the World (Girls) (8.3/10)
Best Thing I Never Had (9/10)
Start Over (6.8/10)
I Was Here (7.6/10)

Average Score: 80 💚
estevancomn
81
O trabalho mais injustiçado da discografia de Beyoncé e o início de uma grandiosa fase na carreira da Queen Bey. Traz uma evolução musical absurda em relação ao disco antecessor e mostra a Beyoncé em seu auge musical até então. Destaque para as canções influenciadas pela black music dos anos 1980 e 1990.

Nota: 81 - great
Favorite tracks: Best Thing I Ever Had, Party, Love On Top e Countdown.
Raiksheen
40
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heyitsmedan
50
Beyoncé's 4 is an anthemic album that frankly lacks in originality, but makes up for it through style. It is a collection of good and middling ballads with the occasional schmaltzy sentimentality that lack the cohesion that hampers it from being enjoyable. Think about it: is it not a bit out of place for moments of misplaced sentimentality in the middle of powerful balladic anthems? It is up to the listener to sift through the good and bad in order to find the good in it. "Run The ... read more
ramoon
83
É aqui que a gente bate o martelo e confirma que esse é o melhor disco da carreira?
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Added on: June 13, 2011