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01:32 PM on 04/23/13 
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Numero10
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01:50 PM on 04/23/13 
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fran.182
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I like FOB, but I think this album feels particularly empty. The songs are fun more than anything, which isn't something that holds my interest in music.

"Save Rock And Roll" is a big exception, obviously.

Btw, they reached #1... (148k, not soundscan numbers)
02:41 PM on 04/23/13 
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Outsold Kid Cudi by less than 10k. Whew.
02:46 PM on 04/23/13 
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irthesteve
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wahooo!!!!
04:15 PM on 04/23/13 
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Pop music does not equal bad music.
It is when it is poorly executed. Just sayin'.

"empty" lol give me a break
Sometimes before it gets better
The darkness gets bigger
The person that you’d take a bullet for is behind the trigger

Good shit.
04:37 PM on 04/23/13 
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irthesteve
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It is when it is poorly executed. Just sayin'.

Is that not true with ALL music? And all art for that matter?
04:38 PM on 04/23/13 
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"empty" lol give me a break

Light it Up is pretty "empty"
04:45 PM on 04/23/13 
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I enjoy some empty music. Nothing wrong with that. At this point, just let people enjoy the band and stop worrying about the compison to a genre as a whole.
04:50 PM on 04/23/13 
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Again, this band has always been a guilty pleasure, so I've never really expected anything deep or introspective from them. No point in debating about a band you don't like, when its probably best to let people enjoy the things they like and move on.
04:50 PM on 04/23/13 
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AgainstTheCurrent
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I like FOB, but I think this album feels particularly empty. The songs are fun more than anything, which isn't something that holds my interest in music.

"Save Rock And Roll" is a big exception, obviously.

Btw, they reached #1... (148k, not soundscan numbers)

It does feel really empty & compressed. I don't like Butch Walker's form of production, I feel like he produces everything for the sake of how it will sound on the radio. It doesn't sound like a band jamming in a room, which irks me, but the songs themselves are pretty good. The melodies are top notch for sure.
04:52 PM on 04/23/13 
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AgainstTheCurrent
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I also don't understand why people love that behind the trigger line, didn't some one point out that it was a rip off of a T. Swift lyric? Pete did pretty well with his lyrics this time around, but there are some big misses.
05:20 PM on 04/23/13 
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fran.182
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I think the production is top notch, actually. My issue is with the songs themselves, but then again FUTCT is the only FOB album that would figure in my top 100 of all-time.

I love the behind the trigger line too...

After all we disagree with everything. Lol.
05:31 PM on 04/23/13 
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Craig Manning
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It does feel really empty & compressed. I don't like Butch Walker's form of production, I feel like he produces everything for the sake of how it will sound on the radio. It doesn't sound like a band jamming in a room, which irks me, but the songs themselves are pretty good. The melodies are top notch for sure.

I mean, "a band in a room jamming" was pretty much exactly what Walker's last record sounded like. Pretty sure the radio pop production was what Fall Out Boy wanted for these songs.
05:41 PM on 04/23/13 
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irthesteve
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Yeah, Butch Walker seems to me like the producer that really helps out a bands vision of how tracks should sound rathar than impress his sound on style onto them
05:45 PM on 04/23/13 
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Pete has gone on record and stated that Butch really forced them to reign in their ideas on this record and not be so all over the place.



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