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Beyoncé at Coachella review – greatest star of her generation writes herself into history

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It’s true: Beyoncé’s style cannot be cramped. When she headlined Glastonbury for the festival’s 40th anniversary, in 2011, it was big for Beyoncé. Tonight’s performance, in the slot she was initially scheduled to do in 2017 (before announcing her second pregnancy), is big for Coachella. 

She comes out dressed as a modern-day Cleopatra, revealing herself at the end of that catwalk behind scores of dancers led by a Black Panther mascot. “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Beyoncé homecoming 2018,” is the announcement over the tannoy, as a full marching band and orchestra take position on an enormous pyramid structure on the stage. Before the first song kicks in, Beyoncé has changed outfits into booty shorts and a jersey. “Coachella, y’all ready?” she says, and launches into Crazy in Love.

 

 

Thus begins a show that is somehow not just about Beyoncé. She makes it about far more than her or her career: it’s about black excellence, female power and the unrelenting possibility of self-belief. She has only a handful of white dancers among a reported 100. Her set is in thrall to soul, jazz, gospel, dance, melody and music itself. With her second song, Freedom, she creates a literal movement with her orchestra in motion; it feels like a march for purpose.

 

 

Tonight, Beyoncé plays political as fiercely as she plays feminist. During Sorry she hones in on the line “suck on my balls” with furious wrath. She flits between going hard and expressing sweet graciousness towards the audience during her addresses. The artistry of the transitions between songs, and the travel across her 20-year catalogue – combined with the sheer awe of scores of people on stage moving and playing in perfect unison – proves that Beyoncé is in a league of her own. She is the greatest of a generation, both a leader of a huge group and a solo star of unconquerable talent.

 

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/apr/15/beyonce-at-coachella-review-greatest-star-of-her-generation-writes-herself-into-history

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Legend :clap3:

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1 minute ago, QueenBeyoncé said:

The artistry of the transitions between songs, and the travel across her 20-year catalogue – combined with the sheer awe of scores of people on stage moving and playing in perfect unison – proves that Beyoncé is in a league of her own. She is the greatest of a generation, both a leader of a huge group and a solo star of unconquerable talent.

 

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Would the most equitable publication in the West lie?

:clap3: legend.

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:clap3: facts 

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Well she did give the best Coachella performance of all time

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Looking forward to the greatest singer/performer of our time getting praise trough out the rest of the day.

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No lies.

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20 years and still going strong

Queenyoncee

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This made me cry. Beautiful. 

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Of Course

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Damn right she is

 

Queenyoncee

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she did that!

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Did they lie?

 

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No lies. She’s the greatest.

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:clap3: nobody even comes close

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Awesome performance. Loved the HBCU like homecoming theme :jamming: 

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21 minutes ago, Kisuke said:

Well she did give the best Coachella performance of all time

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Looking forward to the greatest singer/performer of our time getting praise trough out the rest of the day.

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And most iconic and memorable Superbowl

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A true legend :clap3:

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The Guardian serving that sweet tea

 

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We been knew. Now deliver the new album queen

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The acclaim just keeps coming :clap3: 

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FACTS ONLY!

 

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No lies spotted, a very well written piece 

In before "tHeY're kIsSiNg hEr ASs!!!11!!!!11!!!1"

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