Song of the Day #4,186: ‘Hold Up’ – Beyoncé

Best Albums of the 2010s – #6
Lemonade – Beyoncé (2016)

Beyoncé’s Lemonade is more than a great collection of songs (though it is that). It is a personal and political statement, at once deeply confessional and universally deep. It is also a “visual album” that links its tracks with spoken-word poetry and mesmerizing visuals.

It’s a project only an artist with the confidence and swagger of Beyoncé could pull off. And pull it off she does, beautifully.

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