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80
Slant Magazine

Mata is an album of often exhilarating musical riches and continues to triangulate sociopolitical commentary and personal identity in consistently clever ways.

80
AllMusic

Six albums in, M.I.A. still has a remarkable gift for tapping into the emotions behind the issues. Focusing on that skill makes MATA one of her most consistent albums, and not so much a safe return as a savvy one.

Calupmullings
NR

Ohhhhhh she mispelled MAGA🤭

BradTasteMusic
69

Yeah her being anti vax is cringe, but whatever. I’ve waited forever for new MIA and this album is entertaining enough for one listen. Not her best, but way better than her previous album.

charcoal
60

Someone needs to put a child lock on her social media

I wrote a whole review for this album but I don’t really like how it came out so i’m just going to keep my thoughts short and simple. I think it’s a step up from 2016’s “AIM”, but it still does not reach the heights that her first four albums managed to hit. There are a number of genuinely enjoyable tracks, most notably both parts of “ F.I.A.S.O.M”, which features choppy vocal samples and a ... read more

chaterrimo
59

(2022) M.I.A. - MATA:
01. "F.I.A.S.O.M. Pt. 1" (8/10)
02. "F.I.A.S.O.M. Pt. 2" (10/10) ♡
03. "100% Sustainable" (4/10)
04. "Beep" (2/10)
05. "Energy Freq" (7/10)
06. "The One" (1/10)
07. "Zoo Girl" (10/10) ♡
08. "Time Traveller" (3/10)
09. "Popular" (10/10) ♡
10. "Puththi" (9/10)
11. "K.T.P. (Keep The Peace)" (4/10)
12. "MATA LIFE" (7/10)
13. "Marigold" ... read more

52

The production carries.

RandyXXX8
60

MATA é definitivamente o álbum mais esquecível da M.I.A., mas o que também não quer dizer que seja ruim.

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Track List

1F.I.A.S.O.M. Pt. 1
1:30
71
2F.I.A.S.O.M. Pt. 2
2:49
76
3100% Sustainable
2:23
53
4Beep
1:59
69
5Energy Freq
2:45
64
6The One
2:25
51
7Zoo Girl
2:52
74
8Time Traveller
3:03
68
9Popular
3:05
61
10Puththi
2:40
55
11K.T.P. (Keep The Peace)
2:15
60
12MATA LIFE
1:32
58
13Marigold
3:36
64
Total Length: 33 minutes

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Added on: November 1, 2021