Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa - Dua Lipa
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2017 Ratings: #490 / 898
User Score
Based on 944 ratings
2017 Ratings: #416
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
NME

Those vocals are the magic ingredient, saving potentially limp tracks from extinction. But it’s equally impressive to hear how confidently the debut holds itself together, flitting between styles but always shining a spotlight on a legitimate pop sensation.

80
Clash

A debut album brimming with confidence, confidence not only in Lipa’s own voice and her eye for a chorus, but in the emotive quality of her lyrics.

80
AllMusic
With the confidence and determination of a seasoned vet, English-Albanian singer/songwriter Dua Lipa crafted a delightful collection of catchy pop gems where the songs only serve to highlight her vocal prowess.
80
Dork
Delivering bangers and soaring hooks while jumping right into a world of big and bold colours is not an everyday hobby, so the ability to do all of that from the get-go from a debut album is one to be admired.
80
The Young Folks
The album showcases Dua Lipa’s most fundamental strength: the uniqueness of her voice.
80
Evening Standard

For the most part ... this is high-quality stuff from an artist headed for the biggest of things.

75
The 405
As the pop landscape changes and artists such as Shura, Carly Rae Jepsen and Lorde become bolder in structure, production and presentation it is assuring to see Dua Lipa has comfortably anchored herself in the category of pop innovator with this debut record.
70
musicOMH
On the strength of the material in her debut album you can expect it to be a dominant force over the summer.
70
The Line of Best Fit
This is Dua Lipa’s debut album, but it already feels like she’s been around forever.
60
The Guardian

Despite a few generic offerings, this is a solid pop debut that is high on summery nonchalance.

60
DIY

A lot of it, like album closer ‘Homesick’ featuring none-other than Coldplay’s Chris Martin, feels overthought and calculated. It’s a shame because those moments where Dua Lipa truly shines are those moments where she was allowed to just be herself.

60
Q Magazine
Combined with massive hooks, flashes of Robyn and Rihanna, and drops that will give you chills, heartache has never been so much fun.
KnifeTrick
76

A blasting pop record with fun bouncing instrumentals and very nice themes. Some tracks hooked me, some lost me.
I think this isn't too bad of a pop record.

Favs: Lost in Your Light, Hotter Than Hell, Garden, No Goodbyes, New Rules, Homesick

TomBejoy
72

Onnu poyi chavada ingane generic sangeetham erukunna pattigale njangal kelkarila. Innu Mani Ettan Monday aanalo Tombejoy sakhavinte favourite dhinam thanne. Dua Lipa nalla oru pattu karuthi aanu pakshe lyrics kollula. Sad boy manikuragal.

CameronFriezer
78

Tracklist:

Favourite: New Rules
Worst: Garden

1. Genesis - 7
2. Lost In Your Light (feat. Miguel) - 8
3. Hotter Than Hell - 8
4. Be the One - 8.5
5. IDGAF - 7.5
6. Blow Your Mind (Mwah) - 9
7. Garden - 6
8. No Goodbyes - 7
9. Thinking 'Bout You - 7
10. New Rules - 10
11. Begging - 8.5
12. Homesick - 6.5

Average: 7.75
Quick Comment: One of the few artists who can make quality music and be popular

SourTerminator
70

New Rules is a really good song, but it carried the entire album. Future Nostalgia is better 😊

willpeartree
68

O álbum de estreia de Dua Lipa possuiu vários elementos que tornam suas músicas boas, divertidas e agradáveis de serem escutadas, e é bastante gratificante ver uma artista que ascendeu tanto em sua carreira e chegou ao mainstream se preocupar tanto em entregar um trabalho bem feito e com um conceito que funcione.

Entretanto, há muitas músicas no álbum e ele se torna um pouco cansativo de ser escutado em seu final, especialmente pelo ... read more

blackcannary
75

Genesis: 7/10
Last Dance: 10/10
Hotter Than Hell: 9/10
Be The One: 8/10
IDGAF: 8.5/10
Blow Your Mind (Mwah): 8.5/10
New Love: 5/10
No Goodbyes: 8.5/10
Thinking 'Bout You: 8.5/10
Room For 2: 7.5/10
Lost In Your Light (feat. Miguel): 6/10
Bad Together: 10/10
Garden: 8.5/10
Dreams: 3/10
New Rules: 8.5/10
Begging: 8/10
Homesick: 9/10
Want To: 7.5/10
Running: 6/10
Kiss and Make Up (feat. BLACKPINK): 9/10
One Kiss: 5/10
Electricity: 5.5/10
Scared To Be Lonely: 9/10
No Lie: 4.5/10

RATE: 75

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Added on: July 11, 2016