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Future Nostalgia

Future Nostalgia is the second studio album by English singer Dua Lipa. It was released on 27 March 2020 by Warner Records, after leaking in its entirety two weeks before its original release date, 3 April 2020. -Wikipedia

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  • Rolling Stone

    Dua Lipa Crafts a Studio 54-Worthy Disco Revival on ‘Future Nostalgia’.  

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  • The Guardian

    Britain’s biggest female star tightens her grip on the crown with a viscerally brilliant second album.  

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  • The Guardian

    A dazzling dance through the decades.  

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  • Pitchfork

    The ascendant singer’s star-making second album is a collection of sophisticated, hard-bodied pop-funk that gives way to slick, Kylie Minogue-inspired disco.  

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  • Variety

    Is the timing ever wrong for a rush of pure pleasure as intoxicatingly happy as Lipa's second album? 

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  • The Wall Street Journal

    A collection of catchy dance tunes is just what listeners need right now. 

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  • Vulture

    Dua Lipa’s Here to Stay. 

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  • The Guardian

    A dazzling dance through the decades.  

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  • The Guardian

    A true pop visionary.  

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  • Rolling Stone

    Dua Lipa Crafts a Studio 54-Worthy Disco Revival on ‘Future Nostalgia’.  

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  • Junkee

    Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ Isn’t A Masterpiece, But It’s The Album We Need Right Now.  

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  • Variety

    Is the timing ever wrong for a rush of pure pleasure as intoxicatingly happy as Lipa's second album? Let's not look that gift horse in the mouth. 

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  • Vulture

    At the end of a record that delivers a second serving of the light, curt, breezy tunes that catapulted Dua Lipa to international notoriety, “Boys Will Be Boys” says she’s only scratched the surface of what she’s capable of. 

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  • The Wall Street Journal

    A collection of catchy dance tunes is just what listeners need right now. 

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  • Music Mxdwn

    Future Nostalgia is an example of well-balanced pop with songs that make you want to dance and songs that make you want to feel. 

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  • NME

    Powerful pop perfection from a star unafraid to speak her mind.  

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  • Rice Thresher

    ‘Future Nostalgia’ revitalizes disco and dance when we need it most. 

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  • Atwood Magazine

    Dua Lipa managed to bring back the same vitality of Disco that the original purveyors of the genre started.  

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  • The Dartmouth

    Dua Lipa's "Future Nostalgia" is a cohesive and catchy second album. 

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  • Gold Derby

    The perfect balm for a stressful time. 

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  • Vox

    Dua Lipa’s hopeful Future Nostalgia is dance-pop brilliance. 

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  • The Wall Street Journal

    A collection of catchy dance tunes is just what listeners need right now. 

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  • Crack Magazine

    Future Nostalgia is a neon-hued sound of one of the world’s biggest pop stars smashing it out of the park.  

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  • The Needle Drop

    Despite not sticking the landing, Future Nostalgia is a significant leap forward from Dua Lipa's so-so debut. 

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  • POPSUGAR

    Infused with pop-disco elements that transport you to a dance floor glimmering with lights and liberty.  

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  • Esquire

    Dua Lipa Has Released The Album That This Moment Demands. 

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  • Pop Matters

    Dua Lipa Makes Kitschy Cool on 'Future Nostalgia'. 

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  • DBK News

    Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ is an exquisite piece of pop excellence. 

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  • The Post Athens

    Dua Lipa combines disco with the ’80s on the practically perfect ‘Future Nostalgia’. 

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  • Daily Targum

    Dua Lipa's sophomore album 'Future Nostalgia' is pop music magic. 

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  • Independent

    Pure sonic spandex.  

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  • Metro Weekly

    Dua Lipa's sophomore album is colorful, joyful, and demanding to be danced to from beginning to end. 

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  • Daily Mail

    Feels like a minor classic of effortlessly likeable pop. 

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  • Melodic Mag

    Dua Lipa is still an edgy pop princess, but now she can add “daring disco queen” to her résumé. 

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  • The Line of Best Fit

    Dua Lipa pulls from the past and pushes back to the future on her status-cementing second album. 

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  • The Crimson

    In a time of worldwide panic, certain economic collapse, and fear, “Future Nostalgia” isn’t just a distraction, but a genuine joy. 

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  • All Music

    Future Nostalgia could have just as well been titled "Future Classic."  

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  • Stereogum

    Stuck At Home? Dua Lipa Will Bring The Dance Club To Your Living Room. 

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  • BBC

    The artist's stunning second record tackles sex, inequality and empowerment. And all with a little disco shimmy. 

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  • Wonderland Magazine

    The singer’s highly anticipated sophomore album is reinventing disco for a new decade – and we can’t get enough. 

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  • 411 Mania

    Dua Lipa's headstrong Future Nostalgia is a buoyant, breezy and brilliant love letter to classic dance music.  

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  • Stereoboard

    Lipa has managed to present her diverse personality across 37 transformative minutes that prove she’s got the chops needed to lead the charge in the next phase of pop.  

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  • Duke Chronicle

    Dua Lipa proves she’s here to stay. 

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  • NZ Herald

    Future Nostalgia is a refreshing and uplifting listen, and it's nice to have something to boogie to in times like these.  

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  • Sputnik Music

    All hail the Neon Queen.  

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  • Her Campus

    She deserves all the success and I’m happy to see her hard work be critically acclaimed. 

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  • Daily Campus

    At its worst, it may come off as a rip-off. Even then, though, you can still dance pretty well to a rip-off.  

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  • RMITV

    Dua Lipa is Crowned Queen. 

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  • Spectrum Culture

    Dua Lipa blasts forward into the future. 

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  • Daily Bruin

    Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ wows with throwback disco sound and relevant themes. 

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  • The Jakarta Post

    Songs for the end of the world as we know it (and it's fine). 

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  • Uproxx

    ‘Future Nostalgia’ Is A Delirious Dance-Floor Epic. 

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  • Idolator

    ‘Future Nostalgia’ Is A Perfect Pop Escape. 

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  • Student Edge

    Dua Lipa Rules With "Future Nostalgia". 

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  • The Rich Report

    If you love fun, dancing, and a great time, this is the record right here.  

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  • Insider

    Dua Lipa's vivid, disco-infused 'Future Nostalgia' is an instant pop classic. 

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  • A Bit of Pop Music

    The album is a brilliant mix of contemporary pop with sounds and styles of the past decades.  

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  • The Sentry

    With a total of eleven tracks, Future Nostalgia offers enough music to get listeners excited for more Dua Lipa content.  

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  • Cherwell

    Future Nostalgia is completely its own, refusing to fade into the background of the crowded field of contemporary pop music. 

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  • Vocal Girls

    Nu-disco influences of the early noughties live on, and Lipa and her team of super-producers do well to take us back, most obviously to Madonna’s magic ‘Confessions on a Dancefloor’ era.  

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  • Daily Mail

    Future Nostalgia by Dua Lipa doesn't recreate New Rules's twisty tropical house but instead feels like a minor classic of effortlessly likeable pop. 

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  • Random J Pop

    Future Nostalgia is an album that Dua and her fans should be proud of.  

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  • Pop Crave News

    Dua Lipa Defies The Best New Artist Curse On ‘Future Nostalgia’. 

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  • Riff Magazine

    Dua Lipa delivers pop divinity on ‘Future Nostalgia’. 

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  • YAK

    Sleek, futuristic, and fresh – the perfect combo to describe what lies within the tracks of ‘Future Nostalgia’.  

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  • Iowa State Daily

    'Future Nostalgia' is a refreshing blast from the past. 

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  • Daily Titan

    The album reflects how Dua Lipa has grown as an artist and is no longer playing it safe with mainstream lyrics and sounds that were used in her first album. 

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  • DIY Mag

    Dua will be going down in pop history as one of the best.  

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  • Palatinate

    Future Nostalgia introduces a new generation of listeners to the versatility of 80s funk and disco. 

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  • The Reflector

    In a time when we could all use some positivity, put on “Future Nostalgia,” and dance like it’s the most fun you’ve ever had.  

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  • Portland Mercury

    Dua Lipa's New Future Nostalgia is Pop Gold for a Weary COVID-19 World. 

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  • Euphoria

    Future Nostalgia shows Dua Lipa has graduated from being a princess of pop to being the actual ringleader.  

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  • USA Today

    2020's best album. 

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  • Medium

    Dua Lipa has higher mountains to climb, despite releasing a true masterpiece. What Future Nostalgia does, is place a marker on her career timeline that will definitely age gracefully.  

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  • Daily Trojan

    ‘Future Nostalgia’ provides a brilliant dance-pop escape. 

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  • Daily Nexus

    “Future Nostalgia” Blends Past and Present, Brilliantly. 

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  • The Interns

    Future Nostalgia is a pop classic. 

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  • Albumism

    Future Nostalgia lives up to its namesake as a luxuriant second act that prognosticates that Dua Lipa is a much more formidable force than anyone could have imagined.  

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  • God Is In the TV

    The retro flourishes of the album make us nostalgic, but it’s the future that’s Lipa’s for the taking. This is 2020’s first classic. 

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  • Duclarion

    An upbeat and lively escape. 

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  • Entertainment Weekly

    Dua Lipa offers up high-octane pop bliss on Future Nostalgia. 

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  • GQ Magazine

    Future Nostalgia is the decade's first great pop album. 

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  • Chicago Tribune

    ‘Future Nostalgia’ is a party with a purpose. 

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  • Vinyl Chapters

    Dua Lipa releases sophomore record Future Nostalgia, taking us back to the future amongst 80s pop rhythms and silky soundscapes. 

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  • Capital FM

    ‘Future Nostalgia’ Is The Modern Retro Dance Album We All Need Right Now. 

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  • Vada Magazine

    You sense that Dua Lipa genuinely loves the record that she made, and she has every right to. 

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  • ABC News

    'Future Nostalgia' is a party with a purpose. 

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  • Flood Magazine

    Future Nostalgia is nearly stacked with hits. 

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  • Riot Magazine

    Dua Lipa’s album will get you dancing in your bedroom for the entirety of the 11-track release. 

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  • Cavalier Daily

    Dua Lipa excels as a vocalist and songwriter on ‘Future Nostalgia’. 

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  • When the Horn Blows

    This is the album that will launch Dua Lipa into superstardom.  

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  • Popdust

    The English star's latest album is a fantastic collection of retro funk-pop.  

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  • Alternatively Pop

    There is so much that sets this record truly apart. The masterful revival of mainstream disco, the modern attitude, the perfect blend of both, its hard to say what is the true star of this record.  

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  • The Quinnipiac Chronicle

    Dua Lipa’s sophomore album is pop music at its finest. 

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  • United by Pop

    We love Dua, and with this one-of-a-kind album, that love grew.  

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  • The Musical Hype

    Grammy-winning pop artist Dua Lipa doesn’t disappoint in the least on her incredibly engaging sophomore album, Future Nostalgia. 

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  • Nylon

    ON 'FUTURE NOSTALGIA,' DUA LIPA TRIES HER HAND AT POP FUTURISM. 

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  • The Irish Times

    This album swerves away from everything we’re hearing in the charts and it’s a reassurance that when this is all over, the dance floor will be ours to dominate.  

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  • Plugged In

    Some of her songs on Future Nostalgia admirably illustrate how to move on from abusive and toxic relationships. More often, though, Dua Lipa fundamentally links relationship success to physical compatibility and sex. 

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  • BC Heights

    ‘Future Nostalgia’ is Pop’s Galactic Destiny. 

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  • The Face

    Fun, feminist and disco-flavoured, Future Nostalgia might be the biggest pop album of the self-isolation era.  

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  • The Aggie

    Future Nostalgia is a rally-cry disguised in a monochromatic neon disco party that’s available for streaming on all platforms.  

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  • Under the Radar Mag

    It is an effective, and at times exceptional, pop record but while there is much nostalgia to enjoy here, there is precious little of the future. 

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  • Panther Now

    “Future Nostalgia” Welcomes Pop-Groove and Funk in All the Right Ways. 

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  • Telegraph

    Smashing dancefloor bangers from Britain's brightest pop star.  

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  • Teen Vogue

    On Future Nostalgia, Dua Lipa is ready to get on the dance floor again. 

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  • The Arts Desk

    Lipa frees her inner disco diva, and the world is a better place for it. 

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  • 891 The Point

    The whole time I listened I was picturing myself at a pool party, having a popsicle, enjoying friend's company and dancing to the music. 

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  • Clash Music

    Tapping into a newfound fire in her belly to give us the party album we all need right now... 

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  • Music OMH

    This vibrant, audacious collection of pop bangers signposts the way. 

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  • Nevada Sagebrush

    ‘FUTURE NOSTALGIA’ CROWNS DUA LIPA AS THE POP GIRL OF 2020. 

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  • Gigwise

    Pop music rarely feels this good. 

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  • The Daily Beast

    Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ Is an Apocalypse Game-changer—and the Best Album of 2020 So Far. 

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  • The Times

    Sex, fun and icy glamour from the new princess of pop. 

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  • Decade Mag

    Dua Lipa’s sophomore effort makes it official. She’s big. She’s bigger than big.  

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  • Global News

    A disco-pop revival album. 

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  • Us Magazine

    Sublime. 

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  • Slant Magazine

    Future Nostalgia Is a Euphoric Escape Hatch to Pop’s Past. 

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  • 8list

    Dua Lipa is Saving Us From Quarantine Boredom with ‘Future Nostalgia’. 

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  • Music Feeds

    The album ultimately feels like a tonic for today’s uncertainty. Lipa has captured the zeitgeist. 

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  • Enfnts Terribles

    DUA LIPA CHANGES THE GAME WITH HER FIVE-STAR ALBUM ‘FUTURE NOSTALGIA’. 

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  • Myx

    Future Nostalgia is pop perfection that will make you wanna dance the night away and enjoy each moment as it's happening in great 80s-inspired fashion! 

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  • iNews

    Singer discovers her inner disco diva. 

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  • Financial Times

    Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia is a lithe and dynamic exercise in dancefloor escapism. 

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  • Bustle

    Full Of Quarantine Bops. 

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  • Muumuse

    Even as the world as we once knew it abruptly went left, Dua still did everything right. 

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  • Exclaim!

    Future Nostalgia is dance music for the '20s. Which means we should enjoy it any way we can.  

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  • Hotpress

    Multi-platinum megastar takes a bold disco turn on sophomore album. 

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  • The Queerness

    This is Dua Lipa serving up her 2020 vision and we are here for it.  

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  • Independent

    Lipa is the hottest name in pop right now, and she knows it. 

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  • Time

    Dua Lipa Is Pushing the Creative Boundaries of the Quarantine Era. 

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  • The Cornell Sun

    Dua Lipa flawlessly incorporates the sounds of London’s house scene in the ‘90s. 

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  • The Ringer

    Watch this a couple times and you’ll warm up to it. 

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  • MTV

    DUA LIPA TEACHES SELF-CONFIDENCE AMID A DISCO HURRICANE ON 'FUTURE NOSTALGIA'. 

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  • PAPER

    'Future Nostalgia' Is Just Too Fucking Good. 

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  • V Magazine

    DUA LIPA FIERCELY REDEFINES POP WITH HER NEW ALBUM ‘FUTURE NOSTALGIA’. 

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  • SCMP

    Songs of hope, equality and vulnerability. 

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  • NME

    powerful pop perfection from a star unafraid to speak her mind.  

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  • MSN

    If you find yourself having to share the Sonos right now, Lipa’s album is the elation-maker that may go viral with the whole household. 

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  • The Soundboard

    it’s a galvanisation of the foundations of modern pop at a time when it’s not really needed but is so appreciated, and to see Dua Lipa doing it better than practically anyone while her star only continues to rise really does hit the spot. This is about as good as pop gets in 2020, and that’s no mean feat whatsoever.  

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  • The Wright State Guardian

    It is a spectacular pop album that showcases Lipa’s versatility as an artist. The fine-tuned production coupled with catchy melodies and empowering lyrics make this an Album of the Year contender. 

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  • attitude

    The UK’s ice-cool pop princess serves a slice of electro heaven during these hellish times. 

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  • Medium

    When it comes to disco-pop, danceability is serious business, and Future Nostalgia brings it on every track.  

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  • The Edge

    While trying to capture a "nostalgic" feel, the song falters in its execution.  

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  • JACKS

    Pop princess, Dua Lipa hits a home run for the second time with No. 1 album, Future Nostalgia. 

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  • Her Campus

    This album is a ton of fun and surprisingly emotional, exploring themes of female empowerment and the joys of a new relationship. I hope it gets at least one nomination at the 2020 Grammys, if not more!  

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  • The Upcoming

    The British-Kosovan singer nails the Future Nostalgia brief, somehow balancing retro samples with fresh remixes, breathing new life into a familiar sound; at-home escapism ready to burst onto dance floors when that day arrives.  

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  • No Ripcord

    Future Nostalgia is the perfect antidote to quarantine-induced cabin fever. Whatever reservations Dua Lipa may have had about releasing an album during a global crisis can be forgotten—we needed to dance it out.  

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  • Epigram

    Future Nostalgia, is powered by an undoubtedly 80’s sound that defines the work. An ode to self and female empowerment, it emanates the confidence and refined artistic conviction of a third, if not fourth studio album. 

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  • Ryan Writes Reviews

    It’s a clear story with a start and end; a thrill ride through a modern take on retro music styles. Watch out 2020 and 2021; there will be tens of albums rushing to copy this.  

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  • The Puyallup Post

    Future Nostalgia is a step in the right direction for pop. Lipa has officially found her look and sound by creating a body of work that every fan of hers will instantly get nostalgic from after hearing any of the tracks in the near or far future.  

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  • The Oxford Blue

    This release feels forced yet economical. Its moments of limpness are countered by moments of strength. But in any case, it has made a name for Lipa in discussion circles, and the attention it has received will give her access to new listeners.  

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  • Aura

    The long-term impact of Future Nostalgia is still unknown, however it is a worthy successor to her self titled project, and proof that Dua Lipa can pull off an era of music that seems to be shifting in its current state. 

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  • Too Much TT

    Through all the doom and gloom of late, Dua Lipa has brought rainbow-splattered disco heaven to the corners of your home, and boy are we thankful. 

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  • SCAN

    If this is what the future of pop sounds like, I’m excited to hear it. Dua Lipa has provided us with the ideal soundtrack to get us through a pandemic, and hopefully to the summer that follows it.  

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