Label: Universal Records - 1722877,Island Records Group - 1722877,Def Jam Recordings - 1722877,Casual Records - 1722877 • Format: CD Album, Enhanced, Special Edition • Country: UK • Genre: Hip Hop • Style: Grime
Public Warning is the first studio album by English hip hop artist Lady Sovereignreleased on 31 October Was originally due for release in November but was pushed back after Lady Sovereign was signed by Island Def Jam.
In a July press release, the album's track listing was confirmed. The album was released in the U. Public Warning received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised the production My England - Lady Sovereign - Public Warning lyrical content for carrying both humor and substance.
The album sold overcopies in the United States  and soldcopies worldwide. Public Warning received generally positive reviews from music critics. At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalised rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album has received an average score of 67, based on 34 reviews. AllMusic editor David Jeffries praised the album for Medasyn's production and Sovereign's lyrical content for being relatable, calling it "an exciting introduction to an extraordinary artist captured at just the right time.
Club compared the album to The Sex Pistolspraising If I Never Get To Heaven - Al Martino - I Love You Because like "Tango" and "Hoodie" for their angst-filled energy, saying "Even if Sov doesn't cross over the way she or Def Jam might want her to, she still sounds like an original—even for people who know half the songs already.
Michael Endelman of Entertainment Weekly found criticism in the album's overly frenetic beats and out-of-tune choruses but praised Sovereign for her humor and lyrical flow, saying that her "rubbery rhymes and punky One Shot At Time - Various - Time Of Your Life Series Volume I - IV are definitely entertaining, and well worth sampling in moderate doses.
The album also received negative My England - Lady Sovereign - Public Warning from critics. Alex Macpherson of The Guardian commented on Sovereign's talent being wasted on hollow content and production that moved towards ska-punk than grime, calling it "the sound of a fantastic artist seemingly intent on compromising all her strengths.
Rolling Stone ranked the album number 48 on its list of Best Albums of A censored version was also released My England - Lady Sovereign - Public Warning used blackmasking and sound effects over the profanities. The album booklet still has all the lyrics written out, but the profanities are starred over. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lady Sovereign. Grime hip hop electronica. Def Jam. Lady Sovereign exec. Basement Jaxx Dr.
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