Best Robyn Albums

A list of the best music albums by Robyn. All albums are eligible except greatest hits releases.

Studio albums, EPs (solo and collaborative) and any other album of original music are eligible for inclusion.

As of the creation of this list (2/21/2019) I'm choosing not to include the studio/compilation album Body Talk, instead choosing to count all three mini-album installments separately. The first two parts were studio albums, the third was an EP including the 5 new songs included on the Body Talk compilation album.
The Top Ten
1 Body Talk Pt. 1
2 Honey

Honey is the perfect example of an album that needs to be heard as an album. The songs are so intertwined with each other that listening to them individually (spare "Missing U" and "Honey"), they don't carry the same weight as they do when heard as part of the complete album. Standout tracks: "Missing U", "Honey", and "Ever Again."

3 Robyn

Robyn's first album on her own label is a true pop music masterpiece. She underwent a radical transition from an R&B chanteuse to a dance-pop queen here. Every song exudes her indomitable personality perfectly, from the spunky "Konichiwa Bitches" to the heartbreaking "With Every Heartbeat" to the brutally honest yet catchy lead single, "Be Mine!" Standout tracks include "With Every Heartbeat," "Be Mine!," "Handle Me," "Konichiwa Bitches," and "Cobrastyle."

4 Body Talk Pt. 3

An EP, it contains only the five new songs that appear on the Body Talk album that followed the first two albums. All five of these songs are among the catchiest, most blissfully perfect pop songs Robyn has given us to date. Standout tracks: "Call Your Girlfriend" and "Indestructible."

5 Do It Again

Robyn's collaborative EP with Norwegian duo Röyksopp is arguably her most progressive work to date thanks in no small part to her collaborators. At 35 minutes over the course of five songs, the album plays like an exploration of different genres of electronic music. From straightforward dance on the title track to downtempo on "Monument" to near synthpop on "Every Little Thing", this album is a staple for any Robyn fan. Standout tracks: "Do It Again" and "Every Little Thing."

6 Body Talk Pt. 2

Slightly darker in sound than Part 1, Body Talk Pt. 2 includes hooky synthpop gems such as "Hang with Me", "In My Eyes", "Include Me Out", the dark disco-influenced "Love Kills", and the Snoop Dogg assisted "U Should Know Better." In my opinion, this is the weakest in the Body Talk trilogy but still an incredible album. Standout tracks include "U Should Know Better", "In My Eyes", and "Hang with Me."

7 Robyn Is Here
8 My Truth

Following the massive success of her debut, Robyn branched away from the more generic teen pop of "Robyn Is Here" to more mature and introspective lyrics on her sophomore album. While retaining the R&B sensibilities of her debut, she explored more musically. Standout tracks include "Electric", "Giving You Back", "Universal Woman", and "Not on the Inside."

Note: This album was given a physical release only in Sweden upon its initial release. Controversy surrounding Robyn's inclusion of songs with lyrics referring to her choice to have an abortion caused her international labels to not release it. Robyn went forward with the release regardless, knowing it may damage her career because it was her truth.

The album was later released digitally in territories it hadn't been before. Her following album, "Don't Stop the Music", was only released in Sweden and Japan.

9 Love Is Free
10 Don't Stop the Music
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