Owl City
The Midsummer Station


1.0
awful

Review

by James Versluis USER (3 Reviews)
August 14th, 2012 | 25 replies | 3,425 views


Release Date: 2012 | Tracklist

Review Summary: at least he isn't singing about Fireflies...right?

2 of 12 thought this review was well written

I remember the first time somebody showed me Fireflies by Owl City. I also remember how much I disliked the person previous to him showing me it and how much I despised him post listening. It was dreadful, it was horrendous, it was vile.

I'm still wondering why I just bothered to listen to Owl City's latest release entitled "The Midsummer Station".
Kicking things off with a duet with Carly Rae Jepsen... yep the "Call Me Maybe" girl...there isn't much hope left for the rest of the album.

From this point on it is a downward spiral into what can only be called "audio autism" as Adam Young slams his head into his Korg for maximum sound and minimal art.

There is nothing good about this album, there is nothing good about this band.

Not even the lyrics can save this masterpiece of awful. At least previous releases had some inventive lyrics.

Sure they made as much sense as tits on a horse, but at least they were nice to look at.

Why do people insist on releasing to such terrible music. Please, I beg you, do not listen this album or this band.

Put on The Postal Service if you feel a need for synthesised pop, as this album will only drive you to self harm.


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breakingthefragile
August 14th 2012



2955 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

One review a day dude. Your reviews get featured on the home page in the most recent reviews section, and every time a new review is posted it pushes another one off the page, so keep it to a minimum of one a day. Also, where the hell is this streaming? Gotta post a link to the stream in the comments man, you don't want your reviews getting taken down.

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Calc
August 14th 2012



12136 Comments


has Joyce been reincarnated???

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RosaParks
August 14th 2012



14837 Comments


review as much as you want each day there's no rule

teethoftheshark
August 14th 2012



21 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

http://www.owlcitymusic.com/home - stream at the top.

so.....one a day or....

Calc
August 14th 2012



12136 Comments


also is this release date correct?

breakingthefragile
August 14th 2012



2955 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

It may not be a rule, but it's just common courtesy.

teethoftheshark
August 14th 2012



21 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

no dramas, I won't do it again. For the physical CD, I believe it is the correct date.

Calc
August 14th 2012



12136 Comments


weird he released two albums in 2 months? and your the only one who rated it? lol

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
August 14th 2012



50093 Comments


Pixies released four albums in general and this fuck released two in two months what kind of sick world is this

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Tyrael
August 14th 2012



20824 Comments


wait



































people still like Pixies?

blastOFFitsPARTYtime
August 14th 2012



1477 Comments


ummmmm


























YES.

ViperAces
August 14th 2012



12402 Comments


This isnt even out yet what

teethoftheshark
August 14th 2012



21 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

it is out...unfortunately

skoopy48
August 14th 2012



1478 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

damn, i like his lyrics sometimes, looks like generic generic generic, he sold out with nothing to sell out to

Steoandnoodles
August 14th 2012



2832 Comments


I love the album art. It's awesome.

Here is the full pic: http://www.nasyarobby.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/owlcityunlocked21280.jpg

Dunno what its origins are but it wasn't originally designed for this album, I'm pretty sure.

ThroneOfAgony
August 14th 2012



3485 Comments


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bloc
August 14th 2012



34774 Comments


Ocean Eyes had a couple of decent tracks, but I'll probably skip this

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PlanningMyDeath
August 14th 2012



230 Comments


Throne got mod'd.

breakingthefragile
August 14th 2012



2955 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

Almost forgot, here's some feedback on the actual review. Your Bloc Party review was awesome, but this review is shit dude. It's way too short, and every sentence is turned into a paragraph, this seems like a soundoff. You don't really justify a reason for why it's so bad that it constitutes a rating of a 1 either. In the first sentence you share a past experience and write in first person, that looks very strange in a review, and very unprofessional sounding. Also, the last two sentences don't say much of anything and read like something I'd find in a YouTube comment.

Dylan620
August 14th 2012



1015 Comments


This is actually due for release on August 20, 2012 instead of August 20, 2011.



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