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pepster50 01/02/13 11:14 AM

his voice is going to take some time to get used to, but the music itself is great !

jaredohgren 01/02/13 11:18 AM

Still can't believe what happened to his vocals. Serious decline since Running Water.

cubsml34 01/02/13 11:39 AM

I just thought it was ok, but I'll give it a few more listens. The singer's voice just isn't doing it for me

mattregan 01/02/13 12:09 PM

Not really comparable to the Wonder Years... #justsayinnn

suicidalmoose 01/02/13 12:16 PM

I back the TWY comparison, especially because no other pop-punk band would atract as many curious listeners in ap.net as them, and that's what's most important. it's for a noble cause!

Nickisonfire 01/02/13 12:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jaredohgren (Post 117227982)
Still can't believe what happened to his vocals. Serious decline since Running Water.

Exactly my thoughts. Still, the new record is sounding dece.

John Collins 01/02/13 12:40 PM

this album is so good! half hearted hero continues to kill it every time by just getting better with every release. pre-ordered the 12" on purple. can't wait to get it in the mail / go to the release show.

Jaytothesyg 01/02/13 02:57 PM

Pretty good stuff, I'll have to listen a couple more times to get the full effect

TyBreaker 01/02/13 03:07 PM

Vessel is still really heavy hitting haha I love this album

Ollie McKraut 01/02/13 04:01 PM

Listened to this, it didn't really catch my attention--as a big fan of the wonder years. Thinking about listening to Modern Baseball's record, are these two comparable?

Geology Rocks! 01/02/13 05:52 PM

cant get into the vocals

irthesteve 01/02/13 05:58 PM

lots of positive comments in here, guess I gotta give it a shot

irthesteve 01/02/13 06:02 PM

Polar Bear Clubby

emerson1892 01/02/13 07:38 PM

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Originally Posted by Geology Rocks! (Post 117241132)
cant get into the vocals

Musically it sounds fantastic but the vocals aren't doing it for me. It sounds like the singer is hurt or trying to hard to force the "gruff" in his vocals.

RyanGarner 01/02/13 11:20 PM

His voice is a bit different than before but it grows on you with a few listens. I'd rather scratchy and gruff than nasally and whiny.