Dua Lipa

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She's well-liked round these parts iirc? Surprising to find there's not already a thread.

Shes just gone to number 1 in the UK and that is an amazing thing indeed


piscesx, Saturday, 19 August 2017 13:25 (six months ago) Permalink

I've heard some other songs of hers I liked. This is not one of them.

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Saturday, 19 August 2017 13:50 (six months ago) Permalink

I feel like they've spent a lot of money and time building her up as a popstar and New Rules being a chart-topper is a reward for length of service, it's good but it's far from the best thing with her name on it. I really like the album but it loses points for relegating Last Dance to bonus track status.

boxedjoy, Saturday, 19 August 2017 15:22 (six months ago) Permalink

is the album good? i liked be the one 2 years ago but new rules does nothing for me and i don't remember much of any of the singles in-between

ufo, Saturday, 19 August 2017 15:28 (six months ago) Permalink

i like "be the one" but wasn't taken by anything else i've heard so far

the "new rules" vid is cute tho! love the colored robes

dyl, Sunday, 20 August 2017 06:58 (six months ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

i like about half her album a lot but this is not partic good/makes me feel really really old

Chocolate-covered gummy bears? Not ruling those lil' guys out. (ulysses), Friday, 15 September 2017 16:10 (five months ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

this is a very good album imo

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Monday, 9 October 2017 15:53 (four months ago) Permalink

Yeah I've gone back to this a lot more than I expected I would - so much personality and presence in her voice. Compared to something like the utterly bland Zara Larsson album, it's a model of what pop can actually be with a bit of ambition and focus

boxedjoy, Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:06 (four months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

brief shout out to the "new rules" and "lost in your light" music videos for both being extremely good. i love how "lost in your light" totally embodies what it's like to listen to the song


ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 29 November 2017 16:26 (two months ago) Permalink

also pop album of the year

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 29 November 2017 16:28 (two months ago) Permalink

yeah this album is so good

Evan R, Wednesday, 29 November 2017 16:45 (two months ago) Permalink

I know this is unfair but Bill Maher prevents me from getting into "new rules" :(

Simon H., Wednesday, 29 November 2017 16:47 (two months ago) Permalink

why would you let that happen

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 29 November 2017 17:05 (two months ago) Permalink

new rules is great, i think will be a top ten single (and maybe my token pop track) this year for me.

Chocolate-covered gummy bears? Not ruling those lil' guys out. (ulysses), Wednesday, 29 November 2017 17:10 (two months ago) Permalink

"new rules" is a becky anthem i can get behind.

map, Wednesday, 29 November 2017 17:10 (two months ago) Permalink

god every time i hear "lost in your light" i play it five times in a row

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Wednesday, 29 November 2017 18:21 (two months ago) Permalink

really (and unfortunately) such a miracle that this album was not only finally released but also turned out to be stupendous

monotony, Wednesday, 29 November 2017 22:16 (two months ago) Permalink

"lost in your light" has been a stalwart on my jogging playlists this year. the way she sings "i wanna stay riiiiiiiiiiight here all night baby" at the beginning of the final chorus is such a moment

monotony, Wednesday, 29 November 2017 22:18 (two months ago) Permalink

Really glad I clicked on this thread. It has made me revisit an album which I dismissed when I first heard it back in June. I must have watched the Lost In Your Light video 20 times in the last 24 hours. It could well end up being my song of the year. I'm now just taking it in turns to play this album and the new Miguel.

kitchen person, Saturday, 2 December 2017 05:35 (two months ago) Permalink

delivery of the year: miguel singing “vivid, vivid”

ToddBonzalez (BradNelson), Saturday, 2 December 2017 05:43 (two months ago) Permalink

Ya'll aware of this, right? "New Rules" done mid-80's Italo. Somehow it really works!


daavid, Tuesday, 5 December 2017 20:14 (two months ago) Permalink

great find!
I've also come around on the Freedo remix on the single.

Chocolate-covered gummy bears? Not ruling those lil' guys out. (ulysses), Tuesday, 5 December 2017 20:47 (two months ago) Permalink

album is p good thx for the tip. the drop into the chorus of 'new rules' is my favourite musical moment of the year; i feel dumb the extent to which it gets me every single time

flopson, Thursday, 7 December 2017 00:16 (two months ago) Permalink

lol, those drums are pretty tricky

Chocolate-covered gummy bears? Not ruling those lil' guys out. (ulysses), Thursday, 7 December 2017 02:07 (two months ago) Permalink

I'm fully obsessed with her album now. Everything sounds so effortless which is nice compared to some of the other big pop records of the year that sound like way too much hard work.

kitchen person, Thursday, 7 December 2017 04:49 (two months ago) Permalink

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