Beyonce
4


3.0
good

Review

by Paramorerocks558 USER (1 Reviews)
July 6th, 2013 | 7 replies | 488 views


Release Date: 2011 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Beyonce's 4 is a good album. It shows that Beyonce is going in a different direction, which, at this point, could go good or bad.

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Beyonce was slowly trying to make that transition from R&B soul to R&B Hip Hop, and this was the result. I'm not completely in love with the album, it has both its ups and downs, but all together, this is a good record. I especially love the songs "Countdown" and "Love on Top". The song "I was here" nearly had me in tears as Beyonce reminisced about the mark she's going to leave on Earth and all the change and love that will come with it (self explanatory much, but hey). The song "Dance for you" felt quite awkward and all over the place, I did not like the melody and lyrics. The same with the songs "Party". I feel as if Beyonce is trying to portray herself as a diva of some sort, and man, it's not working. I mean, listen to the song "End of Time". In the beginning you can hear the words: "Don't *** with me" repeated over and over again. It's like she's trying to prove how bad she is. You had a curse word in a song, like the other million others.

I think this album would have done way better if it was released as an EP with the songs I mentioned above. All the rest of the songs on the album are just plain annoying, and quite frankly, shouldn't exist. The lyrics in this album are light. They don't meet the standards for R&B/soul, but they defiantly do for Hip Hop, which is, after all, what Beyonce is trying to get to anyway.


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theacademy
July 6th 2013



27670 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

awful album

Malenchanted
July 6th 2013



2206 Comments


Who run da world gurls

Brostep
Staff Reviewer
July 6th 2013



3008 Comments


inb4 classic username

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YakNips
July 6th 2013



4850 Comments


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Malenchanted
July 6th 2013



2206 Comments


Greatest username ever [2]

Hoppoman
July 6th 2013



630 Comments


I'd rather look at Beyonce,
than listen to Beyonce.

dylantheairplane
July 6th 2013



2147 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Party is so so bad



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