Ctrl (album) by SZA

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Ctrl by SZA
Year: 2017
Release date: 2017-06-09
Overall rank: 989th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 271 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2017 (13th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (143rd)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (989th)
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Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 271 votes)
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05/17/2020 17:15 ErickSan  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 40883/100
 
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04/22/2020 17:59 Perring  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 29278/100

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This album is rated in the top 4% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a mean average rating of 77.0/100. The trimmed mean (excluding outliers) is 77.8/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.1.

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Rating:  
95/100
From 04/23/2020 16:34
Favorite Tracks: Love Galore, Go Gina, Garden (Say It Like Dat)
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90/100
From 01/25/2020 13:08
Love the vibes on this album, perfect for a lazy Sunday at home. Definitely worth repeat listens, and I'm continuing to find different things to love throughout the record.

Favorite tracks: Garden (Say it Like Dat), Prom, Drew Barrymore
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Rating:  
85/100
From 08/26/2019 19:45
Muito fresco, mesmo ouvindo agora. Mereceu a aclamação!
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80/100
From 06/08/2019 18:02
SZA's debut is a really good follow-up to her EPs, she mixes a whole bunch of genres.

With personal lyrics and sentimental cuts like "Drew Barrymore" and "20 something" "CTRL" is one of the best albums of 2017.
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80/100
From 05/18/2018 20:10
Great album!
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80/100
From 02/02/2018 21:47
Best album of 2017 for me. So many great songs on here that all flow together to make a great album.
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70/100
From 01/31/2018 04:13
Reminds me a lot of frank ocean, but less experimental. Still, some pretty good songs, along with some average ones
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From 12/20/2017 13:42
Sounds good on a first listen. This is currently relatively low on BEAs 2017 list compared to a lot of critic lists. Personally, this is more like what I want to hear on a pop album than Lorde's latest, for example. It feels more expressive and energising to me. Will need to hear a few more times before I rate though.
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From 12/09/2017 10:55
This is so good. Like, soooooooo good. I don't know about you, but literally every track is impressive. This is a bold and consistent alt-R&B debut from SZA.
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