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ProjectFreak
October 4th 2013


1523 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

surprised this didn't get a news article. but yeah i liked City Electric but I REALLY like this one.

toxin.
October 16th 2013


12843 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

no love to speak is so great

just been jamming it on repeat for the last hour

minty901
November 9th 2013


2119 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

innocent is an abysmal song.

Pheromone
November 9th 2013


3963 Comments


lol

Green Baron
November 9th 2013


21411 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

innocent isn't that bad...



really, nothing here is

Digging: Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase.

minty901
November 9th 2013


2119 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

its so corny. some decent songs here. doesn't touch new surrender though.

DrHouseSchuldiner
November 9th 2013


5643 Comments


agreed

Ecnalzen
November 9th 2013


6898 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Because New Surrender is the pinnacle of Anberlin?

minty901
November 9th 2013


2119 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

imo, yes.

Ecnalzen
November 9th 2013


6898 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Don't get me wrong; that album has some of my favorite Anberlin songs, but with the unnecessary second recording of Feel Good Drag and all the forgetableness between Disappear and Visu, I find that an interesting choice for a favorite.

Green Baron
November 9th 2013


21411 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Haight St is boss

minty901
November 9th 2013


2119 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

feel good drag rerecorded is the best song of their career. i wouldnt call that unnecessary.

toxin.
November 9th 2013


12843 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

no way NS is better than this,

innocent is one of their weakest songs but younglife is probably their single worst song not named foreign language.

other songs like blame me and northern lights are so underwhelming, like you could tell the rush job on the album hurt those songs.



ofc it has a bunch of great songs too but those songs are what makes NS the weakest post-blueprints album imo

Ecnalzen
November 9th 2013


6898 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

The re recorded version is completely unnecessary to me. They barely changed it. It has an extra intro and a slightly altered vocal track. There wasn't anything wrong with the original.



And yeah... Foreign Language is pretty bad. Agreed, toxy.

minty901
November 9th 2013


2119 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

NS is VERY inconsistent, ill give you that. vital is consistently OK. NS is mostly excellent with some real duds. but like 5 of the bands best songs are on NS.

Green Baron
November 9th 2013


21411 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

New Surrender > DITWLITP

minty901
November 9th 2013


2119 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

foreign language is an abomination of a song agreed. but younglife isnt bad. its quite a fun summery song. gets old quick though. feel good drag, retrace, breaking, breathe and resistance are the bands best songs. soft skeletons is awesome too.

loneNLwolf
November 9th 2013


144 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

"New Surrender > DITWLITP"



no

toxin.
November 9th 2013


12843 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Those songs do all rule minty but I guess I just disagree with Vital just being 'ok'



For me, pretty much everything besides Innocent and maybe Orpheum is great on this. It's been a year so I can safely say that Type Three is probably one of their best songs they've ever put out. Modern Age would be up there too were it not for the vocal effects + the way Stephen's voice sort of just drifts away in the chorus (instead of being powerful).

Ecnalzen
November 10th 2013


6898 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Your distaste for Orpheum makes me sad, toxin.



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