Dirty Computer (album) by Janelle Monáe

Dirty Computer
Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe
Year: 2018
Release date: 2018-04-27
Overall rank: 1,102nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 381 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 20 albums of 2018 (13th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (161st)
Award Best albums of all time (1,102nd)
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Janelle Monáe bestography

Dirty Computer is ranked 2nd best out of 4 albums by Janelle Monáe on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Janelle Monáe is The ArchAndroid which is ranked number 456 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 4,202.

Janelle Monáe album bestography « Higher ranked (456th) This album (1,102nd) Lower ranked (1,822nd) »
The ArchAndroidDirty ComputerThe Electric Lady

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Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 381 votes)
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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 77.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.1.

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85/100
From 08/12/2019 04:14
While the second half of the album is definitely weaker than the first half, this is a fantastic record with unique sounds and compelling lyrics. The short film that goes along with it also adds a lot. I will admit, the first time I watched it I didn't realize there was more after the credits and thought the ending was super depressing. That would have been a good ending too, if pessimistic but I'm glad I rewatched and saw the happy ending :)
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From 07/15/2019 15:41
When she was more coy and ambiguous about her sexuality, Janelle Monáe was already producing some of the most exciting pop music, so I couldn’t really keep myself from building anticipation for this as her “coming out” album. The real revelation here is the way she sheds a lot of the sci-fi metaphors in favour of more direct modes of expression, working her inimitable voice through the sensual synths and harmonic backing vocals.
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70/100
From 07/12/2019 07:18
Not as good as The ArchAndroid, but still really good.

Favorites: Screwed, Make Me Feel, Americans
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80/100
From 07/05/2019 20:39
80/100

A Millennial Prince album singed by a woman

Beautiful vocals and catchy melodies

This is an improvement for Janelle!
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85/100
From 06/16/2019 17:28
There is so much self-love is this album that just makes you feel magical when you listen to It. Way ahead from much of what R&B is normally producing, Janelle Monáe takes the genre and mixes groovy tunes with a powerful message.
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90/100
From 04/08/2019 22:43
Overall: 8.8

Top Tracks: "Crazy Classic Life", "Screwed", "Make Me Feel"

Ambitious and intellectual, and probably the most prescient and relevant album of 2018, even if it's not my favorite. Some great funky cuts that sound a lot like updated Prince songs.
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85/100
From 12/15/2018 16:09
Fantastically crafted and timely record. Not as good as ArchAndroid in my book, but in this album, you can hear Monae maturing; lyrics bathed in sexualized lyrics are interesting, especially at the same time she is making political commentary.
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90/100
From 12/12/2018 21:41
Funk, R&b, Electronic misturados em músicas orgânicas e potentes. Ela grita a mulher!
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From 12/08/2018 16:22
Good album, but not as good as the ArchAndroid.
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90/100
From 11/20/2018 07:42
A bold, cinematic, fiercely intelligent record: maybe the best blend of pop, sex and fury this century. Janelle Monae delivers such a diverse array of performances on this, and her songwriting has never been more finely tuned, more subtly layered, and more joyous to listen to. This takes you on a journey, and almost all the stops are fascinating.
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