The superstar’s first solo album in six years has got her fans in a tizzy. But though some Guardian readers love its joyful 1980s disco-house lean, others say it’s a retread

I think this is my favourite Beyoncé album. It’s a love letter to the LGBTQ+ community, dancefloors and ballroom, and it has surprised me in the best way. You can hear the excitement and euphoria in her voice; it’s the double shot of serotonin we needed right now. References and samples are included throughout – some are quite niche, which only makes it more special. I never thought I’d hear samples of late drag performer Moi Renee in a Beyoncé song, and Pure/Honey is based on her song Miss Honey. It’s probably my favourite song from the album for that reason. It is insanely exciting to hear details like that included, with parts of the underground made mainstream. Tombo, 22, designer, Merseyside

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