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To The Stars… Demos, Odds and Ends

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Postby (this is) john. » Tue Mar 24, 2015 4:14 am

yeah, the lyrics are kind of cheesy/nonsensical at times, but i love the sound and his voice on this. i think with mark helping out with some lyrical re-writes and doing a verse or two(even though he can be cheesy too) they could have made one of their best songs.
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Postby Chuck-182 » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:31 pm

Why does everyone keep saying the lyrics don't make sense? It's about his brother in the military, the song makes perfect sense.
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Postby Reed » Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:25 am

So post first impressions of both songs, I feel that the issue with New World is just that the chorus is just way too long. It needs to be done after like two lines and Tom goes on for like 10. Thats as good as I think it'd get without letting Mark and Travis add their mix to it.

I keep coming back to The Invisible Parade over and over. I'm really enjoying this one. Theres nothing I really want different with it. It's just got such a great feel to it, kind of like a blend of a demo and an actual song and I love that.

Chuck-182 wrote:Why does everyone keep saying the lyrics don't make sense? It's about his brother in the military, the song makes perfect sense.
I agree. I was actually goinq to post this same thing. I think his lyrics have gotten much better as of late. He had quite a bit of nonsensical lines from Love pt1-DED, but with The Dream Walker on I think hes hit a good spot of things being a bit abstract at times but having an actual meaning. Maybe Ilan helped with that.
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Postby Chuck-182 » Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:52 am

Couldn't agree more man, I'm starting to feel pretty optimistic for this album.
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Postby Chuck-182 » Thu Apr 02, 2015 3:45 am

Look at all that beautiful equipment he destroys :,(

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkx0nuvRceA
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Postby Chuck-182 » Mon Apr 06, 2015 5:10 pm

Does anyone even care about this anymore? Haha well Circle Jerk Pit came out today and it's definitely my least favorite so far.
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Postby Djenni » Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:29 pm

I honestly just don't like this project at all, i can't help it. I don't really like any of the songs and it all just reminds me of blink breaking up yet again.
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Postby (this is) john. » Tue Apr 07, 2015 12:16 am

sounds like My First Punk Song
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Postby Reed » Tue Apr 07, 2015 12:44 am

Yeah, not feeling this one a whole lot. Has almost the same riff as My First Punk Song and is the same style. Just feels a little forced :?
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Postby leamnmel » Tue Apr 07, 2015 2:59 am

A lot of people really slating the new song.... I think of it this way.... If blink did this song would they then slate it as bad as they do or is it just because tom carried on and did this kind of song? Thing is it isn't a bad song at all.... It's just a fast fun punk rock song! That's all I see it as!

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Postby Djenni » Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:38 pm

It does sound a lot like MFPS.
leamnmel wrote:A lot of people really slating the new song.... I think of it this way.... If blink did this song would they then slate it as bad as they do or is it just because tom carried on and did this kind of song? Thing is it isn't a bad song at all.... It's just a fast fun punk rock song! That's all I see it as!

I don't think I even care who made these songs you know, it's just subpar music. I mean i loved Dream Walker but this stuff just feels weird and forced like Reed said. :?
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Postby Chuck-182 » Mon Apr 20, 2015 3:07 pm

Enjoyed this album more than I thought I would but it's clear Tom isn't the same musician he used to be :(

Suburban Kings is fucking amazing though
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Postby (this is) john. » Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:01 pm

i like "Suburban Kings," "The Invisible Parade," and "Golden Showers in the Golden State." the rest are just okay or boring.
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Postby Chuck-182 » Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:53 pm

(this is) john. wrote:i like "Suburban Kings," "The Invisible Parade," and "Golden Showers in the Golden State." the rest are just okay or boring.


I really like Golden Showers but dammit those lyrics are so stupid it ruins it for me, that song makes me sad because it could've been fucking awesome with Mark and Travis.
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Postby (this is) john. » Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:12 am

^ i feel like the lyrics, especially at the end with all the repetition, are/were just filler lyrics for Mark to help out with.
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