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Tokyo Rose

Tokyo Rose: Reinventing a Lost ArtReinventing a Lost Art (2003)
Sidecho Records

Reviewer Rating: 2.5


Contributed by: Katie4213Katie4213
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Are you a fan of emotional pop punk? If you are, than this is the CD for you. If not, then this may not appeal to you. Tokyo Rose is a relatively new band hailing from New Jersey who prides themselves on catchy power pop that is very easy to listen to. Vocalist, Ryan Dominguez, has a pure voic.
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Are you a fan of emotional pop punk? If you are, than this is the CD for you. If not, then this may not appeal to you.

Tokyo Rose is a relatively new band hailing from New Jersey who prides themselves on catchy power pop that is very easy to listen to. Vocalist, Ryan Dominguez, has a pure voice that is consistent throughout their debut full length, Reinventing A Lost Art, put out on SideCho Records.

I saw Tokyo Rose earlier this summer at a small show in Rockford IL. I enjoyed myself and found their music appealing, but was not sold right off the bat. Later I was given their CD to review and I listened to it one day while I was painting in my basement. As I was listening, several different bands popped into my head that had similar sounds, Spitalfield's newest album seems to be the closest comparison I can make.

Tokyo Rose's lyrics are nothing out of the ordinary, but are above the typical run of the mill pop punk lyrics. The album runs together, and at times it is hard to distinguish song from song. I only realized the CD had moved to the next track when the next poppy chorus began to get stuck in my head. But to be honest, after the CD was done, I could not remember anything very significant from the album, except for the beginning on one song which began as a dial tone, then a number dialed, and finally a busy signal â?? signifying a song about an ill teenage relationship.

Overall this album was okay. Like I said, emotional pop punk fans, this could be an album to live by, those of you who take the different route, keep going.

 


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Anonymous (August 31, 2004)

This band is awesome, if someone knows their actual website please let me know. The songs, Katherine please, i love you too, dont look back, are amazing. I wish i could find their cds in stores in canada.

Anonymous (July 7, 2004)

all of u who don't like this album can eat a donkey penis...seriously how could u not like this album. they rule and i would love to see some of the bands u like...$10 says they sing about the same stuff that tokyo rose does...ASS CLOWNS !

Anonymous (September 29, 2003)

So is the new trend moving from screamo to pop-emo now? Should we call it empop? or popmo?

Anonymous (September 28, 2003)

goodness

SARA(NO H)

Manman (September 26, 2003)

As stated earlier, this is for the pop-emo wannabes. If you wanna gag on your puke from listening to this garbage that passes as art, then open your wallet and partake of you vomity goodness. Mmmmm, tastes better the second time down. If you don't want your mind to be raped by subpar quality sounds, avoid this horror. Your children will thank me for it.

Anonymous (September 26, 2003)

I second the fuck this band

-jv-

dont_think_twice (September 25, 2003)

even me?

Anonymous (September 24, 2003)

there will be no nookie or sex of any sort with anyone, thanks. and sickboi, i don't keep points.

Anonymous (September 23, 2003)

i thought of scott naked and having sex makes me want to goto church.

Anonymous (September 23, 2003)

Scotts trying to get points with Katie, can you blame him? Everyone wants a little nookie.

-sickboi
(did it all for the ...)

Anonymous (September 23, 2003)

why is there another review on this that says basically the same thing as the other?

fuck you.

Anonymous (September 23, 2003)

This band is allright.

Anonymous (September 23, 2003)

Fuck this band

Anonymous (September 23, 2003)

i love this band.

Anonymous (September 23, 2003)

F I R S T !!!

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