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80
Northern Transmissions

Despite some blander moments on the record that drag it down, it’s one of the year’s strongest pop releases.

80
DIY

Like Tove Lo herself, ‘Blue Lips’ isn’t perfect; it has a predilection towards being over produced. Thematically, though, her honesty about her imperfections is what makes all so irresistible.

80
The Line of Best Fit

Blue Lips invites listeners to really consider the way media and the world looks at sex and drugs. It asks listeners to challenge the taboos placed on women’s ability to exercise their freedom of expression.

71
Pitchfork

An explicit testament to Lo’s chaotic love life, an unashamedly sexual and emotionally impactful piece of work. Lo ends up baring much more of her soul than her body.

60
Rolling Stone

It'd be easy to dismiss as softcore shock-pop if her songwriting wasn't so formidable.

Supertartory
98

A relic from pop’s past, a sound we don’t really hear anymore in today’s pop world. I know this is meant to be a log but I feel I need to write more about this, because this album was something I definitely was not prepared for. Up to this point all the albums I’ve listened to have been pretty good, with a few duds here and there, but overall they have been solid and I’ve enjoyed myself. This is the first album that has actively blown me away, from front to back ... read more

joanne
76

Não tenho muito interesse na Tove Lo artisticamente, acho bem basic, mas ela tem trabalhos bons, o blue lips é um exemplo disso, é um álbum bastante consistente e com uma produção que não datou tanto assim, o álbum não é muito original nem muito revolucionário, ele é bem genérico aliás, o próprio suco de música pop alternativa, as faixas são bem lineares, não tem muito ... read more

henryz
78

mereceu muito mais

kairia131
80

I think this aged weirdly well, not sure how.

VuongBao
80

This is a bop!!!

blackcannary
53

LIGHT BEAMS: --
disco tits: 5.5/10
shedontknowbutsheknows: 6/10
shivering gold: 5/10
dont ask dont tell: 5.5/10
stranger: 6.5/10
bitches: 6/10
PITCH BLACK: --
romantics: 4.5/10
cycles: 5.5/10
struggle: 6/10
9th of october: 4/10
bad days: 5/10
hey you got drugs?: 4.5/10

RATE: 53

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Track List

  1. LIGHT BEAMS
  2. disco tits
  3. shedontknowbutsheknows
  4. shivering gold
  5. dont ask dont tell
  6. stranger
  7. bitches
  8. PITCH BLACK
  9. romantics (feat. Daye Jack)
  10. cycles
  11. struggle
  12. 9th of october
  13. bad days
  14. hey you got drugs?

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Added on: September 13, 2017