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by im not autistic, i was tested when i was 4, seriously USER (29 Reviews)
October 18th, 2013 | 61 replies | 2,762 views


Release Date: 2010 | Tracklist

Review Summary: This is the sound of growth and triumph.

2 of 3 thought this review was well written

It is hard to describe exactly what you're hearing when you're listening to this band. At its core, this album is simply an emotional mess with abrasive shrieks that are almost too much to take, and sloppy guitar playing and drumming. As you look inside this album, though, you will find so much more.

The album starts out with an extremely strange three minute instrumental piece, that is simply just guitars being played in such a way that it envelops me and sends me into a trance, this album truly has one of the greatest intro pieces to any screamo album ever. From there you hear one of the band members let out a high-pitched screech, very similar to the break before everything gets crazy in the song by The Kodan Armada titled No Has Never Had Three Letters. Much like that song, after the shriek the drums are wailed on and the madness ensues with vocals that are so expressive they are almost unbearable.

The albums follows suit with the same formula, pouring out emotions of love, heartbreak, sadness, anger, and indescribable feelings all the while retaining I Wrote Haikus' use of tremolo riffs, energetic drumming, and passionate vocals. I Wrote Haikus' show that they can pull off post-rock with their song Untitled 9, in which they repeat the line "Surviving a broken heart is hard, but once you do survive you realize you were stronger than you ever knew." The lyrics on this album are hyper-emotional describing desperate love and horrible loss, with all songs containing an explanation in the sheet that comes with the album, showing that I Wrote Haikus is all about how they feel, and how we feel as human beings.

It's very hard to put my feelings about this album into words. I find it infinitely relatable, depressing, and uplifting all at the same time. I highly recommend this to any fan of screamo, or emotional and artistic music in general. I would certainly say this is an underrated gem for anyone looking for true emotion in their music.



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YakNips
October 18th 2013



7250 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I haven't wrote a review in over 2 months. This probably sucks, I was too lazy to proofread. I plan on writing five 5/5 reviews before I quit reviewing all together, this being the first of the five. Really really love this album.

Digging: Hit the Pigeon Boy! - It's a Pretty Dark Place to Leave a Piece of Light

minnashine
October 18th 2013



185 Comments


emotion !

Chesse
October 18th 2013



529 Comments


Sweet album sweet review

YakNips
October 18th 2013



7250 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Yeah I say emotion way too much but it's the best word I can think of to describe this

Pheromone
October 18th 2013



3412 Comments


The band name is so shit.

Digging: The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

ShitsofRain
October 18th 2013



5597 Comments


it's the best name ever after TWIABPAIANLATD

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Kman418
October 18th 2013



9834 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

this album is kinda cool

Digging: Joyce Manor - Never Hungover Again

sniper
October 18th 2013



18972 Comments


bands music was dreamy as fuck

so good

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Thane
October 19th 2013



2151 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

yea 'tis super

YakNips
November 21st 2013



7250 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

The riff in Untitled 11 is soooo good

YakNips
November 26th 2013



7250 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

SO MUCH STRONGER THAN YOU EVER KNEW

Adabelle
November 26th 2013



4229 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

I don't quite dig this how you do but can at least respect that you've given a screamo album 5/5, yeaaaaaaaaaah

YakNips
November 26th 2013



7250 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Yeaaaaaahhhh

YakNips
November 29th 2013



7250 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

HOLD ME TO YOUR CHEST

YakNips
December 30th 2013



7250 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Damn I'm considering re-5ing this, Untitled 9-12 are perfect

Pheromone
December 30th 2013



3412 Comments


5 thee silvers new album instead

YakNips
December 30th 2013



7250 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I still need to check it bro

fromtheinside
December 30th 2013



17714 Comments


dat name

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Lotus
February 8th 2014



504 Comments


quite possibly the best band name ever

Lotus
February 8th 2014



504 Comments


quite possibly the best album ever too



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