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|0.0 ||Alex Robertson STAFF | May 18th 11|
Born This Way is the best album to come from the Big Four of Thrash (Metallica, Megadeth, Lady Gaga, Anthrax) since the 1990s. That's not saying much, as their prime was the 1980s. Since then, three of those bands flailed about: Metallica went the radio route, Megadeth tried to do the same, and Anthrax turned to hard rock. Lady Gaga, on the other hand, remained Lady Gaga.
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|3.0 good||Conrad Tao EMERITUS | May 18th 11|
Born This Way is actually shockingly bad, so bad that I find it incredibly hard to believe that it isn't meant to be an elaborate prank.
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|1.0 awful||AutoRock | May 18th 11|
Alright Alright, being gay is okay.... we get it. Nothing else to say about this piece of godawful music. Fame Monster actually had some decent tracks on it... but this is just an overproduced mess of boring club songs without anything that separates them from the 2301239213 other pop-club-songs. Judas is the best track and by that I mean I don't have to puke instantly when I hear it. Scheiße is actually the worst song in the entire universe. It`s so shitty(see what I did there... look it up if you don't know german =P) I can't bring myself to listen it to the end.
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|5.0 classic||the academy | May 17th 11|
some folk'll never eat a skunk, but then again, some folkr like cletus the slack-jawed yokel
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|1.0 awful||idk | May 21st 11|
1'd bcuz gaga didn't jump at the sound of a shotgun.
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|0.0 ||SowingSeason STAFF | May 21st 11|
This is really really really really really really really really really really really really really really disappointing.
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|0.0 ||Deviant STAFF | May 18th 11|
Happy birthday Liberi........
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|1.0 awful||chaosakita | May 22nd 11|
Lady Gaga seems to ditched writing good music in order to appeal to overweight suburban girls with self-image problems. Unfortunately, even the good songs that show her and RedOne's writing talent are completely marred beyond belief by horrible lyrics.
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|5.0 classic||Liam Whear | May 19th 11|
So, Lady Gaga just released the pop album of the next decade already. Few albums are full of THIS much life, soul and confidence. Both accessible and inaccessible, experimentation is abound, but Lady Gaga's version of pop is still in-your-face, loud and heartfelt. The album of the year.
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|3.5 great||Jeremy Bentham | May 17th 11|
While those who loved how The Fame Monster turned out might not like her new direction, there is no denying that Lady Gaga is stepping out of her comfort zone and evolving her sound with each release. With new experimentation everywhere, Born This Way combines elements from both of her previous works and injects a new energy into her sound. This album shows that Gaga not only takes risks, but is growing more and more as an artist.
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|0.0 ||Meatplow | May 21st 11|
Not the crime against humanity many are making it out to be. In fact, it's good. Very good at times. Great production and tries some new things. Whether it is infectious enough to grow on me like her past two releases remains to be seen.
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|0.0 ||chode | May 19th 11|
lol robertsona thinks hes funny yet he 5s coldplay LMFAO
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|0.0 ||Kadir Ari | May 18th 11|
pro-gay rights undertone all over
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|1.0 awful||Robert Lowe CONTRIBUTOR | May 18th 11|
If I was born that way I would keep it to myself.rCrazy that is.
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|2.5 average||Kyle Hallman | December 31st 13|
Her first album and The Fame Monster showed a lot more promise. Aside from a couple tracks (Judas to a lesser extent Born This Way) she really didnt do much to step up her game. Edge of Glory is a horrible song.
|1.5 very poor||WS9167 | June 10th 13|
Straight-up bad singing, terrible "electropop" production, uninspired lyrics. This album is cacophony.
|2.5 average||gryndstone | February 10th 13|
Among the hour or so of club fodder are some hooks honestly worth a #1 hit (Judas comes to mind, which gets better every time I listen to it), but for the most part BTW is just that - club fodder, plus beating the idea of individuality into the ground beyond recognition. That being said, I wonder what her next shtick is going to be...
|1.0 awful||Scamp4553 | November 11th 12|
I will give Lady GaGa props for being creative and trying to be edgy. But, in almost every way, this album is a complete retread of modern pop music, offering nothing new or innovative to the genre, all packaged with a horrendous album cover (standard and deluxe).
|2.5 average||Joseph Bush | February 24th 12|
This album seems to have connected a bit more to me somehow and has touched me like Barney.
|4.0 excellent||April | February 23rd 12|
A very good release from everybody's favorite mother monster. It has familiar and unfamiliar songs to those of little monsters. Though some unknown, this album should make you start screaming out "Americano!" (Bad joke I know).
|1.5 very poor||CynicalComplex | September 1st 11|
Unlike Ke$ha, she has something resembling a brain and could have produced something other than banality. Instead, we get to listen to her musings on how it's cool to be an outcast while she sings along to boring, contrived dance-pop. Whoa! How edgy, original and empowering.
|1.0 awful||KenNg | May 28th 11|
This whole album is like meh....Not even worth the 99cents amazon stunt. Pure garbage.
|1.5 very poor||Pistol Pete | May 24th 11|
I'm really disappointed that Lady GaGa dropped a bit of the risque, and just plain raw, personality she had in order to inspire the cult of "monster" followers she has. I was looking forward to this but by the 4th single it was clear this was destined to be the most mediocre and dull big release this year. It's too bad, she had me intrigued after "Fame Monster" but here she presents you with a lengthy 1.2 hours of material with maybe 3 good songs of 17 along the way. Here's the deal though; one is a single (Judas) so it's expected that it's good, one is technically a bonus track (Black Jesus) not on the actual album, and one had to grow on me first (Electric Chapel). Yup...fail.
|0.0 ||mvdu | May 24th 11|
The songs are generally better than on The Fame, but the disco beat gets repetitive, and the lyrics sometimes are self-indulgent. I LOVE "Judas", though, and some songs on the album show a growth in her pop sensibilities.
|2.5 average||Foursmallhats | May 21st 11|
"Bad Kids" gives me the impression that she is totally out of touch with who her fan base is. The section from "Bloody Mary" to "Electric Chapel" is ridiculously boring, while the rest ranges from decent ("Marry the Night," "Government Hooker") to kinda mostly good ("Judas," "Hair"). Overall, pretty disappointing though.
|5.0 classic||sobercool | May 21st 11|
I think the album was excellent musically and exceeded my expectations. Gaga created a smart
and solid blend of electronic, industrial, rock and dance music as promised. Highlights:
Government Hooker, Hair, Schei?, Bloody Mary (The best one), Yo?d I, The Edge Of Glory.
|2.5 average||Mark Campbell | May 18th 11|
If Fame Monster was Gaga blowing her creative load, this is her finding out there's no more juice left. More like Bored This Way, really.
|3.0 good||Mall | July 26th 14|
|2.5 average||mhart8 | July 25th 14|
|1.5 very poor||w675 | July 22nd 14|
|2.5 average||Chosen | July 16th 14|
|2.0 poor||JSJC | July 1st 14|
|4.0 excellent||Mazza | June 22nd 14|
|4.0 excellent||miyo | May 4th 14|
|3.0 good||tserri | April 11th 14|
|4.0 excellent||TheReiv | March 8th 14|
|2.0 poor||aerius | February 28th 14|
|2.5 average||Tim00w | February 3rd 14|
|3.0 good||Renly | January 24th 14|
|2.0 poor||Zeg | January 21st 14|
|1.0 awful||ABond | January 18th 14|
|4.0 excellent||tejas | December 28th 13|
|1.5 very poor||Tony Li | December 11th 13|
|3.5 great||Viales | December 9th 13|
|3.5 great||Syiman | December 1st 13|
|1.5 very poor||Giansk | November 26th 13|
|1.0 awful||Dunpeal | November 14th 13|
|3.5 great||Mike | November 14th 13|
|3.0 good||Caelum | November 13th 13|
|4.0 excellent||Grimsby | November 12th 13|
|3.0 good||vai90 | November 12th 13|
|2.5 average||Kadence | November 12th 13|
|1.0 awful||Amebix | November 10th 13|
|5.0 classic||artpoop | November 3rd 13|
|1.0 awful||Kayzan | October 19th 13|
|4.0 excellent||Xitiael | October 13th 13|
|3.5 great||mbsmith | September 17th 13|
|1.0 awful||Jared | September 16th 13|
|2.5 average||Tyler G | August 13th 13|
|1.0 awful||cal257 | July 28th 13|
|1.5 very poor||Uqnivde | July 15th 13|
|2.5 average||Chris | July 13th 13|
|2.5 average||Steph | June 19th 13|
|3.5 great||Madwx | May 15th 13|
|2.0 poor||Lyme | March 16th 13|
|2.5 average||CWBrown | February 25th 13|
|1.5 very poor||feargm | February 12th 13|
|2.5 average||panaba | February 5th 13|
|1.0 awful||tret | January 21st 13|
|1.5 very poor||Hogan CONTRIBUTOR | January 18th 13|
|3.0 good||Zack | January 14th 13|
|1.0 awful||Ecotone | December 23rd 12|
|1.5 very poor||Hoppip | December 23rd 12|
|3.5 great||newrot | December 18th 12|
|2.5 average||Sam | December 5th 12|
|3.0 good||chayka | November 29th 12|
|2.5 average||hylyxx | November 19th 12|
|3.5 great||t67 | October 3rd 12|
|2.0 poor||jpratm | September 3rd 12|
|4.5 superb||Jotac | July 22nd 12|
|1.5 very poor||Daniel | July 10th 12|
|3.0 good||Matt | July 2nd 12|
|2.5 average||Trajan | July 1st 12|
|1.5 very poor||Feels | June 22nd 12|
|2.0 poor||ADM20 | June 18th 12|
|2.5 average||CutMan | June 8th 12|
|3.5 great||Mungo | June 3rd 12|
|1.0 awful||lerem | May 13th 12|
|2.0 poor||Lueda | May 10th 12|
|1.5 very poor||MrOx93 | April 28th 12|
|2.0 poor||Harle | April 3rd 12|
|3.5 great||Brink | March 27th 12|
|2.0 poor||jrcven | March 24th 12|
|3.5 great||Yax | February 18th 12|
|2.5 average||Troggy | February 14th 12|
|2.0 poor||Sumire | January 15th 12|
|1.5 very poor||Nate | January 13th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Oblomov | December 13th 11|
|1.0 awful||Julia | November 25th 11|
|5.0 classic||Junr | November 11th 11|
|2.0 poor||Vyndax | October 22nd 11|
|2.5 average||sierena | September 30th 11|
|2.0 poor||Yay | September 22nd 11|
|3.0 good||Skipdog | September 20th 11|
|1.5 very poor||suturno | September 18th 11|
|1.5 very poor||dee542 | September 17th 11|
|2.0 poor||PacM4n | September 14th 11|
|2.0 poor||MikeM | September 9th 11|
|1.5 very poor||Headband | September 3rd 11|
|5.0 classic||rh8806 | August 16th 11|
|2.0 poor||gervin | August 14th 11|
|1.0 awful||Brace | August 10th 11|
|3.0 good||Cryio | July 20th 11|
|3.5 great||Simon | July 17th 11|
|2.5 average||Shukal | July 11th 11|
|4.0 excellent||Moraff | July 5th 11|
|2.0 poor||Nick | June 29th 11|
|2.5 average||lynit | June 25th 11|
|1.5 very poor||cor | June 21st 11|
|3.0 good||kojpl | June 19th 11|
|1.0 awful||cos | June 17th 11|
|2.5 average||Jordan | June 14th 11|
|1.5 very poor||Nafo | June 12th 11|
|3.0 good||Janis | June 9th 11|
|2.5 average||lucati | June 7th 11|
|2.0 poor||Thef | June 2nd 11|
|1.5 very poor||Rowdy | May 30th 11|
|2.0 poor||Nina | May 29th 11|
|3.0 good||ctax | May 25th 11|
|4.0 excellent||WNF | May 25th 11|
|2.5 average||Muzix | May 24th 11|
|2.0 poor||Rudy K. STAFF | May 24th 11|
|2.0 poor||BSX | May 24th 11|
|3.5 great||Ronen | May 23rd 11|
|1.0 awful||fabzn | May 22nd 11|
|2.5 average||Nevin | May 21st 11|
|1.0 awful||fp3 | May 21st 11|
|2.0 poor||Reza | May 20th 11|
|2.5 average||Ali CONTRIBUTOR | May 19th 11|
|2.5 average||benkim | May 19th 11|
|5.0 classic||dwiley | May 18th 11|
|5.0 classic||Haldy | May 18th 11|
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