Room To Breathe
ZOEgirl The title says it all. While there lyrics are a bit pathetic, it's perfect brain candy for girls. That's right, Guys would abhor this prissy album, and most of the songs were meant for only girls anyway-especially...
The Christmas Sessions
MercyMe What can I say? If you like Christmas music, then good for you and get this album. Otherwise don't bother buying it. Nothing special to the music. It's just perfect for Moms who are baking cookies...
Silly Wins, but their clear about their faith-awesomeness. | Posted August-25-2007
Wow, Relient K has done it again. I think this album though, is their silliest yet. And for Relient K Silly=Amazing.
Chap stick, chapped lips, and things like chemistry- Good Song, A genuine Relient K song.
Mood Rings-personally I think it's the best song on the entire album, actually I think it's their best song ever. I never knew a guy was that smart. Matt is a real genius. It talks about girls who let their emotions et the best of them and so the solution to know when their gonna blow or not is to buy all the girls mood rings so guys will know just what we're thinking. It goes through all the colors and what happens and what you should do for each one. It's spectacular.
Falling Out-A very nice rock song. Adds a bit of Seriousness to start to even out the album
Forward Motion- About the same a s above. Though I like this song better.
In Love with the 80's (Pink tux to the song)-A cute song, very silly.
College Kids-another genius/dumb song. Though everyone I know wants to go to college. but I guess it's there to listen too if I ever decide for three minutes that college would be terrible.
Trademark- Don't really know what this ones about.
Hoopes I Did It again- Ah I love this song. Makes no sense. And does anyone know who in the world Dan Vicitus is? Adds a lot of wait to the foolish side of the scale right now.
Over Thinking-This one is about a girl. The music is really good. But it's not amazing. I wish he would've used his amazing brain and added something clever to it.
I am understood?- This is a pretty song. Like "Getting Into You" it shows clearly their faith. It's a good "Pick-me-up" song when your feeling down, it reminds me that God really does care about my stupid problems.
Getting Into You - this song is really, really good. It shows that Relient K isn't always acting goofy-they are very serious about their faith and giving their all to God. This one was a hit.
Gibberish- Hark! Another silly one. These guys seriously sing about everything. Half of this song is just as the title says-gibberish.
From End to End- This is good, I don't really listen to it much though.
Jefferson County Aero Plane- The tune and lyrics are very catchy. I have no clue what this song means. Please leave a message if you do because I'm dying to know. Also, if you fast forward this song about 3 minutes after the real song is over you'll run into the most amazing crazy song ever. It's like "Bohemian Rhapsody" in a way. Words can't explain it-just listen to it. We call it the "Silly Shoes Song"
There you have it. I'm afraid though (or not) that on the scale- the silly side won with 2 pounds more then the serious side. Oh well!
One of Relient K's finest, buy it. Now.
Christmas Music at it's Normalness. | Posted August-25-2007
What can I say? If you like Christmas music, then good for you and get this album. Otherwise don't bother buying it. Nothing special to the music. It's just perfect for Moms who are baking cookies in their kitchen in a December right before the relatives visit. 'Nuff Said.
It's just too bad that they make this entire album and people only listen to it one month out of the year. Well, now that I think about it, I didn't listen to it at all this year.
Jessie Daniel's voice shines in the Pop/Rock scene | Posted August-11-2007
I was really impressed with this album. Jessie has an amazing voice and can reach those high notes. She has great rock songs with great lyrics. She deals a lot with boy/girl relationships-but usually songs about the breakup.
My favorite songs on this album are "What I hear", "Hello/Goodbye", "Hold Me Know" (Remixed version), "Everyday" and "Stand Out". For some reason I really hate the song "Next To You". I don't know why, I just do. There is something about it that makes you want to hate it. But that's probably just me.
This album definitly deserves the four stars I gave it. But there is already so many pop/rock girl groups out there it's hard when comparing. But at least Jessie is more mature than most of them.
Good Album-Nothing Special | Posted August-10-2007
Waddya know, they have an EP-I just saw it when I had to select the title for this group...annnyywwayyy....
To start off, the album is good, not bad at all but not really excellent. Maybe it's just me I don't know but I feel like the main singer's voice is lacking a bit of enthusiasm. My favorite song on the whole CD (which is only ten songs long)is "Losing Innocence", very upbeat and fun-but when you think about it the lyrics really don't fit with the tune. he lyrics are sad and talk of the guy in desperate need of repentance while the tune makes you want to jump up and down signing and waving your hair (that is if your a girl) wildly to the song like your the coolest guitarist in the world (uhm, while doing all this the door is locked and the blinds are down of course)-which really is the quite opposite of the what the song is about.
O'Love is awesome. It's a soft song from God's point of view on things. But those are really only my favorite songs on the whole CD. I like "Patience and Devotion" and "The Real" a lot also though. Almost all the songs are upbeat and the guys are clear about their faith in God, and the album also deals with a few relationships. They have good lyrics and good music. But I, myself don't see anything special about them. Like I said they're good-nothing more nothing less.
Kind of like Home videos... | Posted August-09-2007
I really like this cd. It has only like 6 songs-2 of which are different versions of "Pressing On". the music's good but the lyrics are kinda dumb. But that's kind of why I like it. I love Relient K's recent 2 albums a bunch and listening to this one is like, well kind of when you watch home videos of when you were young,foolish,innocent and unaware of how childish your acting. But thats what makes the videos fun! Because of course you know how much you've grown and matured since then. Same with this album. (except for I was cute when I was little and Matt T. wasn't)
If you listen to the last song "Pressing On" you'll find it a bit strange, it sounds like they recorded the song outside and then when the song finishes you can hear a lawn mower go on for what seems like another 20 minutes. But they're wierd like that. (which is a good thing). and the song Operation is so pathetic you just have to laugh.
But anyway, the album is good if your a true Relient K band...otherwise you'll probably think it's stupid (kind of like if you show a friend your homevideos and they don't ever seem to see what's so funny about your lisping)
A HUGE let down | Posted August-08-2007
yuck. Super disapointed with this group! I was wanting a fun upbeat punk band. But this was so, so...oh, I don't know-immature?!? the lyrics are bad (as in my little sister does better), there is no uniquness at all, and all the tunes are the same-and the lyrics too. the main singer had a cool voice I just wish he would do something good with it.
The only reason I was interested with them was because of the song "Me and Jesus" which I still like alot...but the album stinks. Don't ever buy the album,Save 15 dollars and just buy "Me and Jesus". That is some good advice.
Ahhh, Refreshing, Rockin’, Reliant K | Posted August-05-2007
This CD is amazing. A terrific rock ballad "Who I am Hates Who I've Been", a strange, unique, and way cool "High of 75" and a song that everyone has needed to say in their own life "Which to bury? Us or the Hatchet" then the huge hit "Be My Escape" and a note-worthy "Let It All Out". Almost every song in the album deserves two thumbs up. It is filled with energy and excitement, great lyrics and good voices, Punk and Pop. I had liked Relient K a lot since I got their latest album "Five Score and Seven Years" But I'd have to say I LOVE Relient K now. Their punkish beat and Matt's voice puts the icing on the cake. I would mot definitely recommend this album to all of my friends . The only annoying thing of the whole album is that it seems like he ends a few rock songs in the same way. Getting close to the end of the song the band packs up their guitars and the drummer steps out for a coffee break while the song is finished with a slow piano melody. Which when I first heard it was great, it was really cool actually to see the nice and smooth transition, but then he did the exact same thing for like 3 more songs! Obviously they thought it was a cool idea too, and decided to make it a habit. But that is, like I said, the only annoying part of the whole album. This is definitely one of my favorite. And I am excited about getting their earlier CD's.
Looks Beautiful, sings Beautifully, Great Album | Posted August-05-2007
Nicole Nordeman starts off her album excellently with an awesome worship song: Holy. It's just perfect. It describes how she can go nowhere, do nothing without our awesome God.
The CD carries on with a song titled "Mercies New" a slower song, yet still satisfying. It's another worship song that pleasantly invites the background voice of Bebo Norman. Next is "Healed" but it's another slower song (and worship one) and it's lacking a bit of something to make it in anyway special. I end up skipping that one to head straight to her big hit "Legacy". A song reminding us to live every day like it's our last. Another excellent song off the album. And now for another, "I am" (but this sadly ends her great line of excellency on the album) is song about a girl's life-going through the different periods-fist a young child, who cries out to her God (elbow healer, superhero), then as a an older teenager who struggles with heartbreakers and curfews (:-D) again calls out to God (Heartache Healer, Secret Keeper, Best Friend) and lastly as a grown woman married calling out to God once again (Shepherd, Savior). I love this song. Unfortunately it kind of leaves the guys out. This song is where we get the title of the album.
Then a bit boring song plays "In Your Eyes" (though like the rest of the album-the lyrics are pretty good). But I feel ready for a more upbeat song. And the next song ("Even Then" ) isn't much help but it's still a nice song. A cry out to Jesus when we've failed on this earth.
Finally! A more upbeat song rolls along but it's kind of, well...bleh. It's kind of icky. Though the chorus is a bit catchy. The rest of the album is a good repeat of the songs she already sang (Take Me As I Am=Even Then, My Offering=Holy, Gratitude= well, uhm, okay this is actually great song, if you can stand already all of the slow songs she's already sang) and a very beautiful short "Doxology" fits in as number 10 on this album.
Looking over this review it seems as if I have offered a very dull album. Please don't take it at all that way. It is slow (very slow), but most of the songs are beautifully sung and well-written. It's perfect for rainy days, and praising the lord. Guys should even enjoy it as a break from the rock music. Just know that it doesn't get very upbeat but her unique voice will keep you listening.
A childish poppy chick album, yet fun to listen to | Posted December-22-2007
The title says it all. While there lyrics are a bit pathetic, it's perfect brain candy for girls. That's right, Guys would abhor this prissy album, and most of the songs were meant for only girls anyway-especially Dead Serious and Good Girl. Other songs also include a few lyrics that show it's talking about a girl.
Nevertheless, I enjoy listening to this pop album just when I'm bored or want to do some karaoke in front of my mirror (with no one else around of course). Their voices though are a lot like any other girl-sung pop album but there is a bit of a difference which makes it a nice.
. I'd have to say me favorite song of this trios CD is "Skin Deep". A softer song with good lyrics. "Let it Out" makes a good fun shout-out song and "Forevermore" is an awesome worship song, in fact now that I think about it's probably is better than "Skin Deep" it's something I could listen to over and over. It's probably better for you to by a couple songs on itunes.com instead of the whole album. And the rest? ...pure candy.