Unorthodox Jukebox

Bruno Mars

Unorthodox Jukebox

Second album from the big-selling Hawaiian pop singer-songwriter and producer, with Diplo, Mark Ronson and his own writing team The Smeezingtons lending a hand

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  1. 8.0 |   Spin

    The bulk of Unorthodox Jukebox benefits from presenting Bruno Mars as he truly imagines himself: a big belter with an ear for pop hooks, sure, but one unafraid to dive into murkier waters
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  2. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    From another performer, the bombast might be a deal-breaker, but from Mars – a master song-crafter and a nimble, soulful vocalist – it is the stuff of great pop
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  3. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    A truly accomplished and slick pop album, but its lyrical content will probably lose Bruno Mars some sales and some of his core audience
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  4. 7.0 |   Paste Magazine

    Mars still plays the sweetheart card well, but he’s proven himself way more interesting as a badass
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  5. 7.0 |   BBC

    It's appealing, generally engaging and all shot through with the confidence of a man who must feel he's got the hit parade Midas touch
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  6. 6.0 |   The Independent

    He's forced to demean his abilities by echoing other artists' former glories on Unorthodox Jukebox, whose title all but gives the game away
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  7. 6.0 |   The Observer

    An album that, despite its title, deserves your grudging respect
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  8. 6.0 |   Slant Magazine

    Offers the impression not of an artist heroically blurring boundaries, but of a well-schooled pop star using his gift for variety-show mimicry to conquer as many demographics as possible.
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  9. 6.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    When he isn’t sounding like a Police album track or a Musical Youth album track, he’s mostly sounding like a Wham! album track
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  10. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    No killer, then, but no filler, either
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  11. 6.0 |   The Scotsman

    More of a safe mixtape, especially compared to what Mars can pull off live with his terrific soul revue band
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  12. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    Genre-hopping pop albums are a bit of a thing at the moment – witness similar releases by JLS and Kimbra – but Mars is an exceptionally nimble hopper
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  13. 5.8 |   A.V. Club

    Where the artists he imitates throughout were all singular presences, Mars rarely sounds like anything more than a well-rehearsed reality-competition singer eager to dazzle on theme week
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  14. 5.0 |   All Music

    It’s a step back from Doo-Wops in so many ways
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