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Tonight Alive - All Shapes & Disguises

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Tonight Alive - All Shapes & Disguises
Record Label: Takedown Records
Release Date: June 18, 2010

Who?

Bringing a female face to the pop-punk scene, five-piece, Sydney, Australia based outfit, Tonight Alive, deliver a refreshing, edgy, female fronted pop-punk sound with enough balls to attract both a male and female audience. Lead by front-woman Jenna McDougall, these Aussies explode through the genre stereotypes, blending elements of bands like Paramore and Motion City Soundtrack to create a fun rock vibe that leans much towards the poppy side of pop-punk with their release All Shapes & Disguises.

How is it?

I knew from the first time I heard this 8 song album all the way through that this is going to be a disc that will be jamming from my speakers for weeks. Songs like "Wasted Away" and "To Die For" scream Paramore, with enormous, powerful choruses that are just asking to be played again and again, as
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08:50 AM on 11/14/10
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This is so good.
They've gotten signed to a major label since then. They're going to dominate the future.
11:50 AM on 11/14/10
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I've never been able to get into these as much as I often want to. Their singer is ridiculous amounts of hot.
11:52 AM on 11/14/10
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Hot singer, boring band.
11:57 AM on 11/14/10
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Hot singer, boring band.
sexy commenter; boring post.
11:58 AM on 11/14/10
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sexy commenter; boring post.
Why thank you.
01:22 PM on 11/14/10
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Ta!
03:05 PM on 11/14/10
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great stuff
04:15 PM on 11/14/10
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Stellar debut
04:50 PM on 11/14/10
CheckeredFloors
nah
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I like this a lot but in some parts I actually thought I was listening to Paramore.

They need to do more than just add a little bit of synth every now and then if they ever want to shake the Paramore comparisons.
04:42 PM on 11/15/10
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*inb4para....

Oh wait never mind.
07:09 PM on 11/15/10
DylanPPPP
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Normally female fronted bands are undeserving of the Paramore comparison. This one is totally deserving. But I like them more than Paramore.

And oh yes!

Jenna > Hayley, in both singing and looks
02:22 PM on 08/20/11
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This band is so good--does anyone know of a way to get their music in the states?
08:31 PM on 05/30/12
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tonight alive is amazing. jenna has such a great voice. they're gonna go far
06:58 PM on 10/30/12
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Normally female fronted bands are undeserving of the Paramore comparison. This one is totally deserving. But I like them more than Paramore.

And oh yes!

Jenna > Hayley, in both singing and looks
I TOTALLY AGREE! I LOVE YOU! HAHAHA,

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