The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
1998 Ratings: #4 / 92
User Score
Based on 360 ratings
1998 Ratings: #4
August 25, 1998 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

95
Pitchfork
Calling on her obvious comprehension of an expansive range of music, Hill deftly moves through moods and influences, sometimes transforming a song in a mere moment.
90
Sputnikmusic
Most R&B albums nowadays are terribly rushed together efforts, with 2 or 3 singles and 20 tracks of filler. This, on the other hand, is a rare thing nowadays - an R&B album that actually stands up as a whole, and as such, will be remembered for a long, long time.
90
Slant Magazine

For being almost 80 minutes long, Miseducation is a surprisingly easy listen, coasting mostly on Hill's simple repetition of phrases to emphasize a mood. 

80
NME
Imagine a rap LP made in 1975 with the kind of political and personal scope of 'What's Going On': or the idea of a young Stevie Wonder hitting his peak in 1998. That's what we're dealing with here.
PreeMo
75
It resulted in a great product and I do like listening to it until we hit the point where I get reminded that Lauryn doesn't deserve any credit for the album...
BruhMan
79
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I hate to say It but this album Is a bit overrated. Mrs. Lauryn Hill's sole studio album Is a tricky one. Although there's amazing songs throughout, "Doo Wop (That Thing)" Is one of my favorite songs of all time but I've always had a hard time engaging with this record as a whole. It's a great album don't get me wrong, a classic for obvious reason, buy the second half just doesn't click with me as much as the first. As soon as Lauren's tone ... read more
IvoBraga
85
I mean it's obviously good, but not something I will listen to all the time. The production is amazing tho
Geeza
75
Yeh ight
itsyahboinoah
87
Lauryn Hill "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" is a landmark not only for the hip-hop genre but for RnB too. With her range of genre pushing and introspective lyrics mostly discussing about love,Hill's craft a masterpiece that is sure to transcend years after.
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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Lost Ones
  3. Ex-Factor
  4. To Zion (featuring Carlos Santana)
  5. Doo Wop (That Thing)
  6. Superstar
  7. Final Hour
  8. When It Hurts So Bad
  9. I Used to Love Him (featuring Mary J. Blige)
  10. Forgive Them Father
  11. Every Ghetto, Every City
  12. Nothing Even Matters (featuring D'Angelo)
  13. Everything Is Everything
  14. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 
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