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Born Pink


Born Pink

Second album from the South Korean pop group working with producers Teddy Sinclair, Willy Sinclair, Bekuh Boom, R. Tee, Kush and Teddy Park

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  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    Aiming for an even wider international audience, the English-heavy Born Pink matures BlackPink with stronger production, more personal lyrics, and a bold conviction that cannot be contained
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  2. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    They’re a truly great pop group—and Born Pink is the great pop album they were born to make
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  3. 7.0 |   Clash

    Their confidence and grip they have on an audience is unmatched not only in K-pop, but throughout the pop sphere. ‘Born Pink’ is just another arrow to Blackpink’s already packed bow
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  4. 7.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    If you’re a BLACKPINK fan, you’ll be over the moon here and if you’re not, and give this a shot, you may find yourself becoming one
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  5. 6.5 |   Pitchfork

    The K-pop quartet’s highly anticipated second album leans into an image of authority that’s undercut by familiar ideas and stale musical concepts
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  6. 6.0 |   NME

    Moments of uncharacteristic, endearing vulnerability peer through the classic BLACKPINK bombast on their second album
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  7. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    K-pop is a voracious cultural juggernaut, that will take, adapt, purify and turbocharge anything successful
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  8. 5.4 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    The good thing is this second record, Born Pink is a slight improvement overall, feeling a tad more cohesive, despite its modest runtime of 24 minutes. Their debut was simply a mixed bag of tracks thrown there to please the horde of fans who insisted on a full length release
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