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First Impressions: Brand New - Daisy
First Impressions: Brand New - Daisy
09/23/09 at 11:20 PM by TheBaroness
I've waited a long time to listen to this, and have read a lot of negative comments about the album. Honestly, I guess I can understand how or why kids who loved the 'old' Brand New could dislike this record, but for my tastes it's absolutely perfect. Musically, this record is so far about anything the band has done before - the arrangements are unpredictable and fascinating, the guitar lines (particularly Vin Accardi's lead guitar) are both subtle and intriguing, and bombastic and explosive. Yeah, there mightn't be a whole lot of melodies you can sing along to, but if you can look past that I think you'll see an album which is diverse, captivating and utterly surprising. This is definitely the band at the peak of their powers. Kudos to them for having the balls to progress in such a...[read more]
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12:35 AM on 09/24/09
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yes, yes, yes, and yes.

i approve of this
12:43 AM on 09/24/09
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Agreed. I have found I grow to enjoy it a bit more with each listen.

I was hoping you'd do a track by track like you did with Cursive though
03:45 AM on 09/24/09
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100% agree with this. It's also perfectly designed to my tastes
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