Katy Perry - Smile (5th Studio Album)

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  1. OutSynk

    OutSynk Born to dare

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    I’m finally listening to the album and so far I’m enjoying it.:ken::agog::tisch:
     
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  2. KindaCool

    KindaCool Kick Rocks. Eat dirt.

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    Jark is definitely a bible of sorts.
     
  3. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    Jark is a whole fucking religion beb
     
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  4. Suedey

    Suedey [Women yelling in background]

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    I mean, really, @Jark I'ma letchufinish and all - but to try and claim that Smile is some kind of opaque Tori Amos/PJ Harvey/Bjork type cornucopia of lyrical metaphors dressed in sunshine & bubbles & sparkles is frankly ludicrous.
     
  5. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    good job i didn't try and claim that then isn't it, beb, and sad for you that you can't read!
     
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  6. joanne

    joanne u made her like that

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    Pitchfork went off. they gave it a 5.7.

    @Jark @HeLikedTurner here's the critic who did that, just in case you want to send threats about taking things to court...
     
  7. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    I'm more annoyed that pop music fans on a pop music forum are incapable of having any kind of reasoned discussion about the merits of the album and are instead making cheap jokes for easy likes than I am that some jaded critic with a stick up his ass thinks it's no good (given that with his opening paragraph he reveals he has never understood Katy Perry anyway and embarrassingly relegates her music to the shopping mall sound system)
     
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  8. Suedey

    Suedey [Women yelling in background]

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    I'm glad you have found your voice darling but don't ever speak to your MOTHER in that TONE again!
     
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  9. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    dead
     
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  10. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    :D!

    it's the NATURAL ORDER of things to stick two fingers up at those who GAVE US LIFE
     
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  11. OutSynk

    OutSynk Born to dare

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    Actually shaking and crying to the album now. I’ve requested all the mean posts in this thread including mine to be deleted.
     
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  12. HeLikedTurner

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    Got my pic disc and signed card this mornin'!

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  13. Christian

    Christian GOOD BYE!

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    Time for my first listen party. Deliver me, Katy!
     
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  14. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    I put this on.

    I'd RATHER be DRY
    But at least I'm ALIVE

    I'll say THAT much.
     
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  15. OutSynk

    OutSynk Born to dare

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  16. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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  17. vespertine

    vespertine God damn it Claude

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    You know what, I like her and find her immensely creative. Sometimes I think her output doesn't match her vision which seems manic & larger than life truth be told. [​IMG]

    My fave perf was when she was as big as a house and her water was about to break and she was running around through tinsel screeching about daisies.

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  19. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    that is just lovely. I really appreciate the visuals and how every one is completely different in concept and execution but tells a cute little story.

    she looks AMAZING in the Champagne Problems video (and also the twin of Emily Blunt)
     
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  20. Pipo

    Pipo The devil's in the details

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    this is amazing innit, especially for the last 4 years or so. During Teenage Dream she was practically Zooey Deschanel's long lost twin sister.
     
  21. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    She has?
     
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  22. joanne

    joanne u made her like that

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    she hasn't.
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  23. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    remix from the UK's current #1 artiste

     
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  24. wurst

    wurst EVITA COLOLO

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    This is looking to fall from top 10 to the 80s on it's second week in the USA :bruised: / :(

    As a pop fan I'm genuinely fascinated by this campaign. It's going to be one that's picked over for years to come.
    She really put the promotional work in too (and whilst pregnant).
     
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  25. SDF

    SDF We're all Angles in Chainz

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    I hope she's not already having to dip in to Daisy! Daisy!! Daisy!!! college fund :(
     
  26. Gangsta Nancy Lam

    Gangsta Nancy Lam Slut's Spaghetti

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    I don't think her current level of success is surprising really.

    She was huge with 'Teenage Dream' and had some big hits since, but she's never really felt like the kind of artist whose hits were totally tied in to their own star persona, and I don't think she's connected with a loyal fanbase in the same way as some of her peers for that reason, so she's more dependent on all the stars aligning for her.
     
  27. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    The album is terrible. It deserves all its success.
     
  28. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    it is not terrible whatsoever :D what a crock of shit.

    Tucked, Cry About It Later, Teary Eyes, Only Love are all wonderful. She has more essential albums - well, the debut and Prism at least - but if you like Katy Perry's brand of pop it's hardly as if she's LOST IT. She's doing more or less what she's always done with this album, and doing it pretty well.
     
  29. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    I mean, I never stanned, but I can't deny the singles from Teenage Dream

    Nothing from this album (even Never Really Over) comes close
     
  30. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    nothing on Chromatica comes close to Born This Way or Alejandro, which doesn't seem to have prevented you from stanning and gagging
     
  31. OutSynk

    OutSynk Born to dare

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    Yeah the album is fine. Weakest out of the last 4 but still plenty to enjoy.
     
  32. Pipo

    Pipo The devil's in the details

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    Replay and even Rain On Me are better than BTW but I¿m alone there, I've always hated BTW with a passion.:coffin:
     
  33. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    I have to cancel.

    Babylon, Free Woman, Rain On Me, Stupid Love, etc. are all up there with Gags's best.

    Just writing the titles leaves me stanning, gagging, shaking, crying, and so on.

    I guess Katy's just... not for me. There's room for everyone on the Billboard charts... I guess!
     
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  34. Diddy

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    I never liked Alejandro THAT much

    I mean I have Ace of Base albums already
     
  35. OutSynk

    OutSynk Born to dare

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    Your most offensive post.
     
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  36. Diddy

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    i mean it’s good but I would NEVER put it as one of her best. Not even the best on the Monster EP
     
  37. OutSynk

    OutSynk Born to dare

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    I don’t want to hear it.
     
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  38. Loufoque

    Loufoque BATTLE FOR YOUR LIFE

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    I agree with @Diddy. Alejandro was a cute third single.
     
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  39. Jark

    Jark I... know... how bad you want this

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    Alejandro is arguably THE pop song of the decade. by anyone. I can't believe this homophobic slander. on my Moopy!
     
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  40. OutSynk

    OutSynk Born to dare

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    Just ignore the boomers.
     

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