The Lawrence Arms Oh! Calcutta!
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m4j3stiq
January 18th 2018


141 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Oh really? Sick man I'll check out the rest of their stuff for sure, completely in love with this sound.

Snake.
January 18th 2018


22431 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

apathy and exhaustion is so much better than this

onionbubs
January 18th 2018


12612 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Nah but i love them both so it doesn’t matter

Digging: Team Sleep - Team Sleep

dimsim3478
January 19th 2018


8815 Comments


Nah but i love them both so it doesn't matter [2]

Digging: Suddenly Boyz - ??????? -May the 4th Be with You-

onionbubs
January 19th 2018


12612 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Greatest story is still my fav tho. Both chris and brendan’s strongest songwriting on that record (especially brendan’s like jfc all his songs on that thing are like their best material hands down)

dimsim3478
January 19th 2018


8815 Comments


tbh calcutta is my fave just becuz i have ascertained a kinda narrative flow with this one that i havent picked up on in greatest story. not to say that there isnt one in greatest story (if there isnt thatd be ironic dontcha think); i should really give it some more front to back playthrus to see if i can figure that one out. still like you say the songwriting is unbelievable. moments like "i should be on trial for everything i havent done"; "if you could brave this feeeeeeling / at night it would whisper to me"; the whole of "wishful puppeteer"...fuuuuuuck my jaw drops every time. also goddamn so many of the lines on this record are fucking poetry. its like with jane doe; some of the writing is just so far beyond anything else the band has ever done that its like it wasnt even made by the same band.

tbh im not rlly feelin brendans parts on greatest story as much as chris'. what r ur highlights from that department? im curious becuz that feelin as well as my thing about the albums flow has me thinkin i dont rlly know greatest story that well.

onionbubs
January 19th 2018


12612 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

The lawrence arms a band that ive listened to a lot that haven’t really dug much into the lyrical content very much, but from what ive picked up chris’s songs seem to carry more of a narrative where brendan’s are just 1 and a half minute barnburners basically.



March of the elephants, alert the audience, on with the show and hesitation station are my favorites on greatest story

m4j3stiq
July 20th 2018


141 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Okay so I’ve finally gotten through all these albums and Oh Calcutta! is my favorite. It feels so much more sincere, and has a sense of “don’t give a fuck...okay, maybe a little” and is so raw but perfectly constructed too. Yep, this one gets my number 1 spot.

onionbubs
October 12th 2018


12612 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

new wandering birds album in two weeks m///

Satellite
October 12th 2018


26471 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

so stoked

onionbubs
January 6th 2019


12612 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

best fucking band

Sunnyvale
March 9th 2020


1748 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

I'M LONELY LIKE A LAZY WEEKENDDDD

Satellite
May 27th 2020


26471 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

new song from the upcoming album:

https://youtu.be/J6QpgfmOQLA

i love it. way more energy than anything on metropole (which has grown on me).

Satellite
June 24th 2020


26471 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeJlQcBRcRo



new chris song

onionbubs
June 24th 2020


12612 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

pretty good. liked pta more but its already growing on me. very excited for this new one

Satellite
June 25th 2020


26471 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

i really dig it. i know they get compared to alk3 a lot for obvious reasons, but this is probably their most trio-esque song ever.

BigHerb
July 19th 2020


20 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Chicago punk stalwarts put it together for what will be remembered as one of their most cherished records.

Sunnyvale
July 21st 2020


1748 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

I'VE GOT A DEEP SICK WORRY AND I DON'T KNOW WHYYYYY

johnnyblaze
July 21st 2020


3292 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

new album rules eh

Sunnyvale
July 21st 2020


1748 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

I like it, but it hasn't fully hit me yet, I'm expecting it to grow on me from here



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