The Used release new song
2012-01-05 by SCREAMorphine | 40 Comments

The Used have released a new song, entitled "I Come Alive", from their upcoming album Vulnerable. The album is set to be released by the end of March.

http://kroq.radio.com/2012/01/05/premiere-the-used-i-come-alive-first-single-from-forthcoming-album-vulnerable/

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UnderJOath
January 6th 2012

75 Comments


This ought to get plenty of hate here. Surprised to learn they were still making music.

Acanthus
January 6th 2012

9537 Comments


Initially it reminds me (from the way it opens) like some of their older work, but the vocals are
definitely newer Used through and through. They really sound off sometimes, like Bert's trying
to not be the frontman for The Used anymore.

I'm all for growth, but this smacks of trying to reinvent their sound, and I for one never considered
it broken.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
January 6th 2012

28466 Comments


i love the used

doesn't sound like Artwork at all, way more Lies for the Liars

conservative rating: 5/5

Digging: Kimbra - The Golden Echo

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
January 6th 2012

28466 Comments


this would be my fucking joint in middle school

Acanthus
January 6th 2012

9537 Comments


Imma In Love and Death guy, Lies for the Liars feels shallow by comparison to me.

Scoot
January 6th 2012

17734 Comments


not surprisingly it sucks

DreamAgain
January 6th 2012

251 Comments


Def. better than Artwork, which I thought was terrible.

I think their self-titled album is pretty damn amazing, but other than that they haven't really done
anything good.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
January 6th 2012

28466 Comments


id say it goes:

1. in love and death
2. self-titled
3. artwork
4. lies for the liars

loopy doopoe

Acanthus
January 6th 2012

9537 Comments


I can agree with that ranking, ignorant of their self titled however so I'm biased.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
January 6th 2012

28466 Comments


5 classic
American Football American Football
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Beastie Boys Paul's Boutique
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Cryptopsy None So Vile
Death Symbolic
Deftones White Pony
DJ Shadow Endtroducing.....
Edge Of Sanity Crimson
Elliott Smith Either/Or
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A#∞
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World
GZA Liquid Swords
Isis Panopticon
Jeff Buckley Grace
Jimi Hendrix Are You Experienced
Karnivool Sound Awake
Kashiwa Daisuke Program Music I
Kayo Dot Choirs of the Eye
Massive Attack Mezzanine
maudlin of the Well Bath
Megadeth Rust in Peace
mewithoutYou Brother, Sister
Nas Illmatic
Nick Drake Pink Moon
Off Minor The Heat Death of the Universe
Paul Simon Graceland
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come
Rush Moving Pictures
Sigur Ros ( )
Slint Spiderland
Strapping Young Lad City
Streetlight Manifesto Everything Goes Numb
The Angelic Process Weighing Souls with Sand
The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The National Boxer
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)


lol do any of these albums have below a 4.2 avg?


Tribalist
January 6th 2012

57 Comments


They were one of my favorite bands in high school and it's great to hear they've still got it. I've enjoyed everything The Used have put out, Artwork was a high mark I think.

Crymsonblaze
January 6th 2012

7479 Comments


Hmm I'm a bit torn. I really like the shift between the verse and chorus. But it does sound a bit too Lies for the Liars-y for me. Kind of disappointing they're not heading more in the Artwork direction. Not a bad single though.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
January 6th 2012

28466 Comments


im all out of faith; this is how i feel:

even though lies was their weakest, i still like that weird electro-whinyshit sound from like hospital, so im digging this

MrGlass
January 6th 2012

326 Comments


sounds awesome. so much better than artwork

00mee
January 6th 2012

206 Comments


is that...god forbid... dubstep?

song is enjoyable, good stuff for the used

aworldofviolets
January 6th 2012

108 Comments


Definitely better than artwork, the drumming kills the chorus for me

defjaw83
January 6th 2012

1766 Comments


Loved self titled and thought In Love and Death was pretty good but really couldn't stomach these guys after that. Saying that I'll prob chack this out when I'm home from work

FruityCatOfDoom
January 6th 2012

2084 Comments


1. in love and death
2. self-titled
3. artwork
4. lies for the liars

^^ This is absolutely correct.

CutMan
January 6th 2012

1785 Comments


I had no idea Lies for the Liars was disliked so much. I thought it had some great tracks, I'll always love "The Ripper", "Hospital", "Pretty Handsome Awkward", "The Bird and The Worm", "Paralyzed", "Wake The Dead" and "Liar Liar" .............. So, pretty much most of it.



AlienWarrior75
January 6th 2012

134 Comments


no hate here, love The Used

tapitforever
January 6th 2012

1243 Comments


academy got the ranking right

MrxSelfxDestruct
January 6th 2012

495 Comments


Lies for the liars is my favorite, so will I like this?
Yes, I'm too lazy to listen.

bloc
January 6th 2012

34790 Comments


lol do any of these albums have below a 4.2 avg?

lol was thinking the exact same thing.

inb4 OMG THERE'S DUBSTEP IN THE SONG

Digging: Interpol - El Pintor

hipnotoad
January 6th 2012

207 Comments


In Love and Death is definitely not better than their self-titled. I think their self-titled was the only album of theirs I gave more than a 3. It's pretty much leaps and bounds better than anything the band has done since.

OurNumbers
January 6th 2012

122 Comments


"inb4 OMG THERE'S DUBSTEP IN THE SONG"
Too late.

00mee: "is that...god forbid... dubstep?"

Axel
January 6th 2012

189 Comments


My foot on your throat, I--

finally have you. Right where I want you.

bloc
January 6th 2012

34790 Comments


Nuts, I didn't even see that comment!

Hospital
January 6th 2012

2053 Comments


This wasn't terrible, never was a huge the used fan though. They had some good songs I used to jam in middle school/high school but their image kind of ruined it for me... In fact, I used to make fun of a mate because he used to listen to them.

Theyre not as embarrassing as we made it seem back then.

Phideaux
January 6th 2012

1654 Comments


Song is pretty good. The Used is usually a pretty solid band.

Also, nice dig Hospital.

CutMan
January 6th 2012

1785 Comments


Phideaux, your name wouldn't happen to be a reference to the prog band, would it?

Hospital
January 6th 2012

2053 Comments


Thanks bro, you too! Both are insanely good EPs dude. I actually spoke to a member of the band on FB and they said that their new shit is going to be "Some of our prettiest... some of our heaviest..."

I'm personally stoked.

paxman
January 6th 2012

4084 Comments


Their eponymous is their only exceptional album.

Iamthe Nightstars
January 6th 2012

2234 Comments


Anyone that says the self titled isn't their best is a dirty liar.

Digging: Few And Far Between - Three

eljonny
January 6th 2012

5 Comments


I was actually rather surprised at how decent this is.

SCREAMorphine
January 6th 2012

1752 Comments


Pretty weak.
First album was gold

Drawkcab
January 7th 2012

25 Comments


i was never into The Used, but i really enjoyed that

WashboardSuds
January 7th 2012

4993 Comments


saweeeet

Digging: Gas - Nah und Fern

xorax
January 8th 2012

96 Comments


Better than I expected.

Nikkolae
January 8th 2012

4841 Comments


so this is what MCR could of been...

Digging: Pallbearer - Foundations of Burden

Timmons
January 8th 2012

561 Comments


did i hear some wub wub in that?!



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