Last Young Renegade is the culmination of a decade worth of growth and the perfection of a craft. The conceptual change that started with Don’t Panic in 2012, has reached full actualization with All Time Low’s most recent release.
On the surface, After Laughter is a seismic shift in sound, but what’s underneath that sound is the most personal and self-aware album of Paramore’s career.
The Seattle music scene of the early 90s is one of the most iconic and important periods in rock music history, but its legacy, synonymous with nihilism, apathy, and self-loathing, continues its march towards unfortunate self-actualization.
The past 10 years have been quite a roller coaster for Mr. Mayer, but ironically very little of that ride can be heard in his music. The Search for Everything might be the best we’ve gotten out of him since Battle Studies.
The Maine are back with Lovely Little Lonely, and coming off the well received American Candy, they, oddly dial back what made it such a strong record by falling back into their previously nebulous position of a former punk band trying to find themselves.
Ed Sheeran has away of capturing the tone and tenderness of a moment, wrapping it in metaphors, British accents and acoustic guitars then unleashing it as a direct attack on your feels. With his new release ÷ (Divide), Sheeran plays to these strengths more than ever before.
Here are my thoughts on Katy Perry’s new song “Chained to the Rhythm”. Hope you like my interpretation, and if you do subscribe.
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