Ray of Light

Madonna - Ray of Light
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
1998 Ratings: #14 / 100
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Based on 693 ratings
1998 Ratings: #9
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CRITIC REVIEWS

91
Entertainment Weekly

Throbbing yet meditative, Ray of Light is an adult’s version of dance music, with the dark timbres of Madonna’s nearing-40 voice its resolute center.

90
AllMusic

Her most mature and restrained album, which is an easy achievement to admire, yet not necessarily an easy one to love.

80
Rolling Stone

Ray of Light sums up the best we can expect from Madonna at this late date: overly arty, occasionally catchy, confused, secondhand, infuriating and great fun in spite of herself.

80
Slant Magazine
Orbit's cycles of analog synths and electric guitar licks perfectly supplement the elasticity of Madonna's then-newly-trained vocal chords.
80
NME
This is quite clearly a record with something to prove.
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95
I ruined 420 ratings, 69 reviews, and following 669 people simultaneously for this, so this better get some likes.

Who knew a famous pop star would make one of the most essential electronica albums. “Ray of Light” has become Madonna’s most beloved and recognizable album, and it’s easy to see why. “Ray of Light” marked Madonna’s most drastic image change going from material girl to spiritual girl. Her controversies were virtually erased and she started ... read more
luvmelancolie
98
Real ARTPOP
JonasFernandes
95
Eis aqui o famigerado sétimo album de estúdio da Rainha do Pop, Ray of Light, um album conceitual com uma sonoridade incrível que é afrente de seu tempo, um album que tem uma enorme contribuição para albuns focados em música digital (eletrônica), um album que marca por ser o ápice vocal na carreira de Madonna e para muitos é o grande pico de qualidade em sua carreira.

Ray of Light é um album que possui um conceito e ... read more
musicmagpie55
90
Ray of Light is Madonna's near-masterpiece and one of my favorite albums of all time. Beyond having some of my favorite Madonna singles ('Frozen,' 'Nothing Really Matters,' the title track), the album is a wonderful reflection on pop's spiritual potential. Time collapses as Madonna considers her past and her future through the sounds of the present; she transforms the dance floor into an asylum from trauma. It is Madonna's most ambitious and personal record, a sparkling jewel at the top of the ... read more
Kleber_Fp17
85
Se me dissessem que esse disco tem mais de 20 anos eu jamais acreditaria, envelheceu muito bem e arrisco dizer ser um dos melhores álbuns da década de 90.
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Added on: July 7, 2013