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Relient K: MmhmmMmhmm (2004)
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As derivative as it is, Relient K's symmetrically-titled Mmhmm is still a mostly solid batch of major label pop-punk, if there ever was such a thing, and is a fair accomplishment for a 14-track / 50-minute effort of the genre, creative enough to hold its own. It's a wonder to see how a band can put.
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As derivative as it is, Relient K's symmetrically-titled Mmhmm is still a mostly solid batch of major label pop-punk, if there ever was such a thing, and is a fair accomplishment for a 14-track / 50-minute effort of the genre, creative enough to hold its own. It's a wonder to see how a band can put out annual offerings like they do and avoid filler, but the band's fourth proper full-length manages it for the most part, never going too poppy or whiny, and is helped by crisp if not questionable production.

The band does a lot of little things that either work in favor of themselves or unintentionally disgust the listener. "The Only Thing Worse Than Beating A Dead Horse Is Betting On One" is a fitful minute of Lagwagon-inspired skate punk complete with an acoustic strummed bridge and hyperactively-sung verses, and its preceding track "I So Hate Consequences" is a ridiculously catchy number. The small bit of screaming in the latter is a bit tasteless, however. "More Than Useless" contains a minute synthesizer lick Ă¡ la New Found Glory's "Failure Not Flattering," and, without prior knowledge of Relient K's past material just seems like silly tryouts at throwing in details from the latest trends. Still, any said usage the band partakes in is rare, and seems forced from some above power. The banjo use in "Which To Bury, Us Or The Hatchet" (also containng a dose of background screams) pretty much kills the relatively serious mood the song attempts conveying. "Let It All Out" and "When I Go Down" are pretty much throwaway ballads.

In continuation with the band's last effort (besides the Christmas album), Two Lefts Don't Make A Right..., the lyrics abandon a lot of the blatant Christian content in favor of masked values and morals, not to mention significantly lessening the cheese factor. "High Of 75" is probably the worst the band gets: "But now I'm sunny with a high of 75 / since you took my heavy heart and made it light" or "and the temperature is freezing / and then after dark / there's a cold front / sweeping in over my heart." Still, it's nothing nearly as eye-rolling as Marilyn Manson eating your girlfriend.

For the band themselves it seems like a landmark effort. They've managed to slowly mature over the years, lyrically anyway, but it especially shows this time around. The sugary choruses here sound pretty similar, and it's nothing new by a longshot, but Mmhmm is a moderately enjoyable effort, as opposed to how irritating some of their contemporaries can be.

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highonpez (June 16, 2011)

The internet makes me so sad.

mattsgeek (August 21, 2006)

Matt thiesse nis my very own person emo angel. (savior)

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

bye friend! don't forget to accept me as a nf

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

like sneaky

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

hey i g2g ill neomail you at 900 or so

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

do u like miley cyrus

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

wow that is a whole bunch of cds,whut does surreptitios

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

brenden sings like a emo angel

no shit, you asshole

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

"im a diva" brenden sings like a emo angel

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

how did i hear that?
My friend's aunt was his gf for a while

JK!

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

do they really have that many cds out

no. It's just the type of cds people liked in addition to this one.

rk has i think 8 cds out and one coming soon.
half of themn are eps

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

i lovvvveeeeee brenden,lollypop

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

yeah i like gd, omg how did you hear that

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

is he good

not really, he's 32.
But he used to be REALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLY good

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

do they really have that many cds out

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

you like GD?
billy jo is SOOO hot!!!
but i heard he's only the size of a glustick. :(

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

the new score

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

is he good

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

heh?

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

this better

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

i mightb getting one for my b day, a hot pink one,yeah mee*claps
I got one for my birthday. my uncle, the only sane person in my family, is helping me a little

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

i know, im just messin

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

i try

i mightb getting one for my b day, a hot pink one,yeah mee*claps*

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

MEANY! I love this cd!!!

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

hehehehehehehe

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

lol,do u skateboard

i try

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

I'm gonna buy the RJA cd

it rocks, u sould

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

was it obvious? i've been holding that one in forever. like a forbidden burp.

lol,do u skateboard

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

I'm gonna buy the RJA cd

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

poise and rationality

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

your a little sailors mouth off of neopets arent u.*lol*

was it obvious? i've been holding that one in forever. like a forbidden burp.

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

ummm, i like travis from blink 182, and i like one song from angels and airwaves.

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

your a little sailors mouth off of neopets arent u.*lol*

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

do you like blink 182 or angels and airwaves?

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

this is my computer but my mom only lets me get on for 6 hours a day 800 1100, and 800 to 1100, some times ill get lucky and get longer times.like today, she must want me to do somehting

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

Cunt motha fucka!!!

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

...

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

this is my g-parents computer. the one at my house i'm not allowed to use cause i'm grounded from online chat there for no reason. i don't use that computer anyway.

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

pray foe love in a lap dance and paying in nievity i love this song

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

i'm so offended you called me a boy

no, i was singing p!@td

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

ohh, ok,y dont u use e mail

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

i'm so offended you called me a boy

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

i chime in with a havent you people ever heard closing the,gd door.lololololol

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

NO! i'm lilcoolchick 918.
i was posting anonymously for awhile. lol.

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

boys will be boys

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

no i don't.
I NEVER use email

sorry i was talking to lilcoolchick918

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

no i don't.
I NEVER use email

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

lol. FUCK! see, we can cuss here

hahahahahahahaha, and you dont get in trouble,sweet

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

this is fun,do u want my email address

Anonymous (August 6, 2006)

lol. FUCK! see, we can cuss here

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

the anastetec never set in

Anonymous (August 6, 2006)

hi!

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

adlfh

mattsgeek (August 6, 2006)

YAY!!!

teenhearts (August 6, 2006)

hi it boycrazydiva2

Anonymous (August 6, 2006)

hi. it's lilcoolchick 918.

IAMTHEMIRROR (May 25, 2006)

Brian, stop writing reviews. You suck at it.

Plus you are a gay dwarf who eats chinese food and watches gay pornos with children. Sick-O.

I hope you poop your pants and your mommy gets pissed. Poopy head, caca boy.

mattsgeek (March 12, 2006)

fuck you sound like some fucked up boozie. i'm high on moonshine. step away from this chatroom. don't make me go zelda on you.

Anonymous (February 22, 2006)

If you like well produced power pop you will like this. Lyrically it seems forced at times but then others it is very catchy and enjoyable.

Anonymous (February 22, 2006)

Jesus Christ, is this a godamn junior high forum. Fuck you guys are all losers. I somehow found this site looking for a review and I see yaggish dildos posting comments on how flaming they are. Btw I like the CD.

mattsgeek (February 18, 2006)

Relient K - Mmhmm
Posted by mattsgeek on 2006-02-18 17:41:40

u know wut's funny? no one's here so i am talking to myself: cool!

Relient K - Mmhmm
Posted by mattsgeek on 2006-02-18 17:40:09

just so you know, this is cc now, and from now on i will not be anonymous. i am matt's geek. i just set this up now with a fake e-mail: krelient@rk.com , and it let me get away with it!
~cc (matt's geek)

Relient K - Mmhmm
Posted by Anonymous on 2006-02-18 17:27:26

cc wrote that last one, too.

Relient K - Mmhmm
Posted by Anonymous on 2006-02-18 17:27:00

(cc=caitlin childs) just so you all know what a true rk nerd really is... not one that is like oh... you are so sexy... rk oh so dreamy... rk nerds are tttrue geeks that are obsessed with rk in a geeky way.. we are the real fans. if you are a rk nerd, that is not obseessed with how hot matt is, type this: i see matt for who he is... not for the person that put matt hoopes head through the wall.

Relient K - Mmhmm
Posted by Anonymous on 2006-02-18 17:21:26

~cc wrote that last letter... the same person who wrote the one before it. yes, i love them again :-)

Relient K - Mmhmm
Posted by Anonymous on 2006-02-18 17:20:22
My Score:

okay fine... this cd is f-ing awesome. but i wish that i was their only fan. a true blue 100% rk nerd geek. a true #1 because i am the most obsessed fan on the frigging universe! listen to each of their cds one a day (only the 4 main ones) and on weekends? twice each. i swear to f-ing god.i memorized all 5 parts of each song soo they are branded into my brain. u have no clue how obsessed i am. i owe my life to them... i swear. until i heard of them... i was ready to commit suicide. the changed changed my liufe. i swear. i o my life to rk. no one will ever know how much i thank them for what they did cuz they are so cool and they said all that matters too them is that they affect someone's life in some way and i am that person. thank you so much matt... i love you. :'-)

Relient K - Mmhmm
Posted by Anonymous on 2006-02-18 17:09:25
My Score:

i used to be the most f*c*ed up relient k fan on earth. i was way too obsessed w/ them. now, i hate them(as of 5 minutes ago) because they are now popular and becoming major kiss-asses. HANDLE THE TRUTH! they are hypnotizing you. rk smells like my brother after track practice...The STINK!
~cc
5 min ago i was so their no. 1 fan. i swear to god. now i really dislike them. a lot. but it's not their fault. I'm just upset that people are looking at them from the wrong view and now they are getting so bigheaded that i can't see beyond canton

mattsgeek (February 18, 2006)

u know wut's funny? no one's here so i am talking to myself: cool!

mattsgeek (February 18, 2006)

just so you know, this is cc now, and from now on i will not be anonymous. i am matt's geek. i just set this up now with a fake e-mail: krelient@rk.com , and it let me get away with it!
~cc (matt's geek)

Anonymous (February 18, 2006)

cc wrote that last one, too.

Anonymous (February 18, 2006)

(cc=caitlin childs) just so you all know what a true rk nerd really is... not one that is like oh... you are so sexy... rk oh so dreamy... rk nerds are tttrue geeks that are obsessed with rk in a geeky way.. we are the real fans. if you are a rk nerd, that is not obseessed with how hot matt is, type this: i see matt for who he is... not for the person that put matt hoopes head through the wall.

Anonymous (February 18, 2006)

~cc wrote that last letter... the same person who wrote the one before it. yes, i love them again :-)

Anonymous (February 18, 2006)

okay fine... this cd is f-ing awesome. but i wish that i was their only fan. a true blue 100% rk nerd geek. a true #1 because i am the most obsessed fan on the frigging universe! listen to each of their cds one a day (only the 4 main ones) and on weekends? twice each. i swear to f-ing god.i memorized all 5 parts of each song soo they are branded into my brain. u have no clue how obsessed i am. i owe my life to them... i swear. until i heard of them... i was ready to commit suicide. the changed changed my liufe. i swear. i o my life to rk. no one will ever know how much i thank them for what they did cuz they are so cool and they said all that matters too them is that they affect someone's life in some way and i am that person. thank you so much matt... i love you. :'-)

Anonymous (February 18, 2006)

i used to be the most f*c*ed up relient k fan on earth. i was way too obsessed w/ them. now, i hate them(as of 5 minutes ago) because they are now popular and becoming major kiss-asses. HANDLE THE TRUTH! they are hypnotizing you. rk smells like my brother after track practice...The STINK!
~cc
5 min ago i was so their no. 1 fan. i swear to god. now i really dislike them. a lot. but it's not their fault. I'm just upset that people are looking at them from the wrong view and now they are getting so bigheaded that i can't see beyond canton!

13rittk (February 4, 2006)

relient k is the greatest, best christian band-by far

Anonymous (December 30, 2005)

Mmhmm is a great album. They are great ambassadors for Christ going and touring with secular bands and getting the message of Jesus to those that have never heard it before. And what better way than great sounding punk! This is a great album... buy it now!

Anonymous (December 20, 2005)

You know.. the worst thing i ever can imagine is having me being a fan of both Marilyn Manson and Relient K. But i am. Marilyn Manson tackled the religious way by using his kick ass industrial rock. It IS TOTALLY FAIR that Christian bands fight back. So its a fair scenario, no more said. Case closed

Anonymous (October 23, 2005)

"obviously a lot of the people posting hate messages don't understand the guys in RK. They are very talented, and are a great band in my opinion. They have NOT abandoned their faith, and all you bashers have no idea what you are talking about. It's pretty amusing."

Oh, our bad, apparently we're wrong because we don't "understand" them. Or perhaps we just know bullshit crap music when we hear it.

Anonymous (July 28, 2005)

can't get enough of their songs. they're killing me!!!

Anonymous (July 12, 2005)

You dont have to be a christian to listen to this band. They truly are great, and can change a life.

Anonymous (July 12, 2005)

I love Relient K. This Cd is great and all should buy it.

Anonymous (May 25, 2005)

obviously a lot of the people posting hate messages don't understand the guys in RK. They are very talented, and are a great band in my opinion. They have NOT abandoned their faith, and all you bashers have no idea what you are talking about. It's pretty amusing.

Anonymous (April 16, 2005)

I'm almost embarrassed to admit it, but I can't stop listening to this album

Anonymous (April 4, 2005)

Best CD ever!!

Anonymous (March 24, 2005)

The best RK album so far. They get better every album. The first one was dumb except for like two songs. The second had about 5 songs that I'd listen to on a fairly regular basis. The third I could listen all the way through but was lacking in some areas. And this one simply rules. Excellent mixing, rocks faces off, clever lyrics, broad range of instruments, it has it all.

Anonymous (February 25, 2005)

It is so funny for me living in Sweden, the least religious contry on earth to see all these punks fighiting on websites about "how you can't review a christian band if you not christian" etc. Since when did people agree with a 100% that a band i stating. You can listen to Marilyn fucking Manson without adobting every opinion he has, but you CAN'T review a Relient K record without being a christian?!

screw all of you narrow-minded computer-nerds out there. I give the Relient K-record a 5, even though my personal opinion is that religion is utter crap and fascist bullshit.

Greeting from "the socialist-north"

/marc

Anonymous (February 25, 2005)

It is so funny for me living in Sweden, the least religious contry on earth to see all these punks fighiting on websites about "how you can't review a christian band if you not christian" etc. Since when did people agree with a 100% that a band i stating. You can listen to Marilyn fucking Manson without adobting every opinion he has, but you CAN'T review a Relient K record without being a christian?!

screw all of you narrow-minded computer-nerds out there. I give the Relient K-record a 5, even though my personal opinion is that religion is utter crap and fascist bullshit.

Greeting from "the socialist-north"

/marc

Anonymous (February 16, 2005)

relient k's new cd is a big improvment over their last.

Anonymous (February 9, 2005)

ok...so I don't have an accout... But I will claim my entry. My name is Bethany.

ok... so now that we have gotten over that issue... If you are not a Christian.... GOOD...listen to them and see how their lyrics can change your life. They did for me when I saw them around 3 years ago in concert with their 2nd album tongue in cheek. I owe this band my life. Give them a chance... they might suprise you. Just don't set any expectations. Listen to it with an open mind...

I am reviewing this so I better put in my input... (redundent...don't care) I LOVE THIS CD. I don't think I have taken it out of my CD player yet. Their lyrics tell about their lives and what they are going through... it shows how they relate to us... Take for instance "who I am hates who I've been". What an amazing song.

Seriously.... put the fact they are a "Christian Band" out of your mind and just give them a try... You won't even know. I think they mention the word "God" a total of 3 times in the whole album. The rest is inferred by us Christians that the songs are about God. Listen to them.... www.purevolume.com/relientk

Anonymous (January 4, 2005)

these reviews are quite hilarious. thanx for the entertainment.

Anonymous (December 30, 2004)

(ken is dumb)

Anonymous (December 30, 2004)

their to good to be on this site...../Lukas

Anonymous (December 29, 2004)

HOW SAD. i see these comments of people who will not accept the fact that:

1) if you aren't a Christian, you will go to hell.
2) Bush won, so what who voted for him. the thing is that HE WON FAIR AND SQUARE.
3) nobody CARES if someone else doesn't like another band.

a few dozen people need some maturing to do...

Anonymous (December 29, 2004)

whoever wrote this review SHOULDN'T HAVE.

YOU obviously aren't a Christian, why the crap are you reviewing a CHRISTIAN ALBUM THEN?!

if you were a Christian, you would understand those "cheesy lyrics" and brilliant.

besides, that's your opinion NOT a fact. suck eggs.

Anonymous (December 28, 2004)

Look guys this is an album that is really creative and really good....to some people. I personally think it is very good possibly their best album so far. Just because a band is not your style doesnt give you a right to bash them. Maybe it is just easier to cope, with the fact that your "old school/hardcore/punk" band is going nowhere while some powerpop/punk group is selling hundreds of thousands of records, while you are making fun of them. Sorry guys. that may hurt your feelings or piss you off, and i know i am gonna get necroposted, but Just because a band is living the dream, having fun, and you are not......or just because the musical style of the band does not appeal to your specific tastes.....does not give you the any real reason (set aside being a whiny brat that isn't getting his way) to make fun of them.
Your mom taught you the golden rule for a reason....cause these guys would get your back when they have never met you.....and you would stab them in theirs just because you dont like the music that they make.

Anonymous (December 22, 2004)

this cd rocks!!!!

Anonymous (December 17, 2004)

I personally love it when christian bands abandon their religion in the name of sex/drugs. Scott Stapp going into rehab? Priceless.

Its the same shit with the president. Look, dude, you can't be a christian and be responsible for killing 100,000 civilians. You either need to cut the killing shit, or just admit that you aren't a pious follower of christ. (hopefully the former, before the latter). At least malcolm X had the balls to say that his people would never be free by turning the other cheek - he then converted to islam.

-Ken

Anonymous (December 16, 2004)

Next we should start bashing any other band in any other genre

die sXe, die hardcore, die emo, die punk grrr

Anonymous (December 15, 2004)

"these christian bands play these kind of big christian college campuses as their tours. that way they get tons of exposure (because every show they're playing to over 1,000 people). you also can not underestimate the power of christian radio (i'm sure this record is being blasted on the christian rock stations round the clock) and how organized those bastards are. i mean christians" (quote from below)
Yes this description does explain how many "Christian" bands go on to sell a large number of records while slipping under the "General Market" radar. Sadly there is a whole sub system of venues, festivals, radio, magazines, and other sources dedicated to Christian Music which in the end caters to the sucess of most of these bands. However, a lot of Christian Bands play out everywhere they can regardless of their beliefs. Most are true rock bands despite their spiritual leanings. They just play good music and share a positive message with the crowds. Is that wrong? No. There is also a group of Christian bands who would rather no step foot in a normal club or bar setting. They make a living off of just playing large churches and christian fests. Alot of these churches hold 2000-6000 people inside. Imagine that for a typical friday night show! The comment about "How Organized 'these bastards' are, is a ridiculous one. Creation, production, marketing, and sales are common goals of ANY record company and music market. Even Classical artists follow those guidelines. First you compose your music, then you find a label for your music, your music gets produced, your music is manufactured, your music is marketed, you tour, and finally album sales incurr. There is no "organized" underground cult apparent in Christianity. Yes, there is a sub-market but that is only because it didnt exactly reach "mainstream" status in the past 30 years. Country, Rap, Classical, Jazz, etc all have their own sub-market for less famous artists and make a living at it. Throwing the whole ignorant "sub-culture organized cult" argument around is a useless waste of breath. Turn the finger around at look at the music scene you worship, it works just the same as any other...

DestroyPopRadio (December 14, 2004)

Holy crap! These guys are still together?

Anonymous (December 14, 2004)

you're all stupid close minded jerks

relient k play awesome songs, THAT'S IMPORTANT. who cares about the rest ?

god bless ya

Anonymous (December 14, 2004)

"OMG, you know what, I never even noticed that, my name just has the _ on the end cause I forgot the password for plain old muskawo and I've chnaged emails too many times to get it back. So, I'm actually just an idiot, but I'll pretend that was on purpose from now on."

That's a very clever ruse you got going on there.

muskawo_ (December 13, 2004)

OMG, you know what, I never even noticed that, my name just has the _ on the end cause I forgot the password for plain old muskawo and I've chnaged emails too many times to get it back. So, I'm actually just an idiot, but I'll pretend that was on purpose from now on.

boba_fett (December 13, 2004)

Posted by muskawo_ on 2004-12-12 23:51:39

muskawo_ , your name is awesome.

Anonymous (December 13, 2004)

50 minutes long?!? Holy shit, does this band hate its audience or what? Records should last about as long as a beer - not a Nazarene Church service!

-Ken

Anonymous (December 13, 2004)

the christians ate your baby.

muskawo_ (December 12, 2004)

Oh yeah, just wanted to add, so tough of you to abuse me and give no name, at least I claim ownership to to my moronic posts.

muskawo_ (December 12, 2004)

I havent heard this band and would probably never listen to them , cause this christian jock guy I went to school with used to love them. He also once asked me if I liked simple plan and told me they were his favourite band. He also said the vandals were to "old school" for him.

He's in a band called granite (they claim to be part hardcore on purevolume, even though they used to pay me out for listening to minor threat in class) And recently got a violinistist to join their band.... about the same time yellowcard started getting popular over here. Christian bands piss me off, cause they usually arent all that christian and just use the tag cause they know they'll be able to get gigs in church halls if nowhere else. Plus they are usually pricks, and don't act very "christian" at all.

Hmmmmm, the horrible memories. I hate you.relient k, for reminding me of how all kids in christian bands are usually shitheads. (even if you arent)
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Congratulations on writing the most irrelevant, stupid comment ever. You do realize that comments in response to album reviews should have some bearing to the review, right? Wow...you've never listened to Relient K because of a jock, and now you're going to make random generalizations about a band you've never heard. "I hate you.relient k, for reminding me of how all kids in christian bands are usually shitheads. (even if you arent)" You're a fucking moron.

********************************************

That's a very special skill you have there, working out my intelligence from one post on a website...wow.

If you couldnt work out that the "I hate you..." thing was a joke, you're the moron. Also, since when was the a "relevance nazi" around here? You'll have your work cut out for you if you're going to go around bitching at every single person who makes a comment you don't deem relevant. Get a life, seriously. I read the review first... I'm sorry i didn't mention that... I didn't think I'd have some whiny little moron get pissy about it. I was just venting on how I don't like all these christian bands, they get further a lot of the time just because they call themselves christians and get undeseved fame. So no, I don't like relient k... I'm sure I wouldnt like them because I don't really like pointless pop punk very much. The jock thing was just venting but it all points to the same thing - bands who define themselves by religion are bullshit.

I'm reallllllllly sorry I dissed your *favourite band*... and I hope I was more relevant this time.

Anonymous (December 12, 2004)

I havent heard this band and would probably never listen to them , cause this christian jock guy I went to school with used to love them. He also once asked me if I liked simple plan and told me they were his favourite band. He also said the vandals were to "old school" for him.

He's in a band called granite (they claim to be part hardcore on purevolume, even though they used to pay me out for listening to minor threat in class) And recently got a violinistist to join their band.... about the same time yellowcard started getting popular over here. Christian bands piss me off, cause they usually arent all that christian and just use the tag cause they know they'll be able to get gigs in church halls if nowhere else. Plus they are usually pricks, and don't act very "christian" at all.

Hmmmmm, the horrible memories. I hate you.relient k, for reminding me of how all kids in christian bands are usually shitheads. (even if you arent)
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Congratulations on writing the most irrelevant, stupid comment ever. You do realize that comments in response to album reviews should have some bearing to the review, right? Wow...you've never listened to Relient K because of a jock, and now you're going to make random generalizations about a band you've never heard. "I hate you.relient k, for reminding me of how all kids in christian bands are usually shitheads. (even if you arent)" You're a fucking moron.

Anonymous (December 12, 2004)

Does this band ever tour normal venues other than christian stuff? How do they sell 100,000 without ever realy playing anywhere, i dont get it

Obviously you didnt pay too close attention to this years presidential ellection or you would know that the bible thumpers make up ~51% of the population. Shit, how do you think the Simpson family makes so much money? Its definitely not because of talent, maybe because of boobs, but mostly because of loving Jesus.

Okay, this comment sucked. I lose

muskawo_ (December 12, 2004)

I havent heard this band and would probably never listen to them , cause this christian jock guy I went to school with used to love them. He also once asked me if I liked simple plan and told me they were his favourite band. He also said the vandals were to "old school" for him.

He's in a band called granite (they claim to be part hardcore on purevolume, even though they used to pay me out for listening to minor threat in class) And recently got a violinistist to join their band.... about the same time yellowcard started getting popular over here. Christian bands piss me off, cause they usually arent all that christian and just use the tag cause they know they'll be able to get gigs in church halls if nowhere else. Plus they are usually pricks, and don't act very "christian" at all.

Hmmmmm, the horrible memories. I hate you.relient k, for reminding me of how all kids in christian bands are usually shitheads. (even if you arent)

8dollarclarinetsolo (December 12, 2004)

how can you not understand how to pronounce this title?

Anonymous (December 12, 2004)

"Still, it's nothing nearly as eye-rolling as Marilyn Manson eating your girlfriend."

Score is for that.

LiberationFreak (December 12, 2004)

How do you use pronounce the title?

"oooo-em-whooo-em"

swingline (December 12, 2004)

"This album surprised the crap out of me! If you like new-school pop punk, you need to die."

i though tthis was a repost by the same douche. nicely crafted, sir.

Anonymous (December 12, 2004)

"how the hell do you think bush got re-elected"

The Christians didn't re-elect Bush, it was the Latinos.

Anonymous (December 12, 2004)

This album surprised the crap out of me! If you like new-school pop punk, you need to die.

jamespastepunk (December 11, 2004)

Yeah, because when I think of a band withou balls, I think of the guys that took Hot Water Music and the Explosion out with them.

Right.

darkstarm (December 11, 2004)

after being an fif fan, these christian bands play these kind of big christian college campuses as their tours. that way they get tons of exposure (because every show they're playing to over 1,000 people). you also can not underestimate the power of christian radio (i'm sure this record is being blasted on the christian rock stations round the clock) and how organized those bastards are. i mean christians. how the hell do you think bush got re-elected... anyway. relient k. never been a fan. whatever.

FamousLastWords (December 11, 2004)

Does this band ever tour normal venues other than christian stuff? How do they sell 100,000 without ever realy playing anywhere, i dont get it

TheMarc (December 11, 2004)

This album surprised the crap out of me! If you like new-school pop punk, you need this.

squirrelbait (December 11, 2004)

"like nfg (w.out the balls)"

since when do the nfg dudes have balls?

Anonymous (December 11, 2004)

damn this band sounds like nfg (w.out the balls) and the starting line ( minus the ovaries)

opivykid (December 11, 2004)

"Background screaming? Pop punk? Christianity?

3 strikes - you're out"

hahahahaha nice

Anonymous (December 11, 2004)

Background screaming? Pop punk? Christianity?

3 strikes - you're out

Eddie (December 11, 2004)

how I loathe this band

Anonymous (December 10, 2004)

How do you use pronounce the title?

dazed (December 10, 2004)

this band is terrible.

convergetosilence (December 10, 2004)

This scores for a semi-christian band getting mainstream recognition

maverick (December 10, 2004)

This record sold like 100,000 copies its first week out. Insane.

-Scott

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