I know you might not have been calling me out specifically - but this year, in reviews I've written, there is a casual mention in the Balance & Composure review of it being one of the best records of the year, and I hailed the Wonder Years record, obviously. But the TWY review was more general, and I never called it AOTY. This is the record I call my AOTY because I know it won't change.
Yeah, that wasn't a shot at you specifically - just an observation and criticism of reviews in general. (I'm certainly guilty of it too, btw.)
I feel as though these things can not be predicted. I was anticipating this record, but I was not expecting it to be nearly this good.
Oops, didn't word that well at all. What I meant to say was that I'm highly anticipating both records, but I imagine I will like the Thrice album more. Of course, I'm going to let the music do the talking :)
We should put a moratorium on people who don't get to the end of a review. Or maybe make users take a test on reading comprehension before letting them comment.
Comparing Brian Fallon to Springsteen is like comparing Chris Brown or Usher to Michael Jackson.
I'm sure it's a great album and believe the review, but I'm with the other guy, every article or review written about Fallon or Gaslight always brings up Springsteen, it's unnecessary. It's not Nebraska or Darkness on the Edge of Town and he's not Springsteen.