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BEDlight For BlueEYES

BEDlight For BlueEYES: The DawnThe Dawn (2005)
Trustkill Records

Reviewer Rating: 0.5


Contributed by: Sally_FieldMeg
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Ever lay awake at night wondering what a band would sound like with an autistic Daryl Palumbo on vocals and every radio rock band ever to accompany him on instrumentals? Alas, one day, this dream project came to life, in the form of my favourite band with caps lock issues, BEDlight For BlueEYES. .
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Ever lay awake at night wondering what a band would sound like with an autistic Daryl Palumbo on vocals and every radio rock band ever to accompany him on instrumentals? Alas, one day, this dream project came to life, in the form of my favourite band with caps lock issues, BEDlight For BlueEYES.

Quite frankly, The Dawn is by far the year's most excruciatingly terrible release. Upon looking at the cover and spotting Brooke Shields in the sky with a cloud-reflecting mirror, the impression you'll get will be accurate to a 'T.' This album is cheesy, lacks all cohesive qualities, and has absolutely no direction whatsoever, except in bearing similarites to radio rock bands in the likes of Story Of The Year, 30 Seconds To Mars, and the Darkness.

The Dawn's first three songs are an embarrassing conglomerate of awful lyrics (see: "One stab to the center of your heart / one cut is all you ever need") and even more horrendous of vocals. The album's fourth track, "Leaving Berkley Heights," even offers a hint of screaming. And to think, the album was doing so well straying far from being cliché...

The epitome of all things horrific and untolerable lies in the track "Dig On This." Not only does it boast repeated "na na na na's," it also provides the listener with a special treat of some gang vocals. And just when the song can't be any worse, random Spanish lyrics appear out of nowhere, Dora The Explorer style. Swiper, please swipe.

BEDlight For BlueEYES may have impressed a plethora of its listeners with their "DIY attitudes" and home at Trustkill, but The Dawn makes me question the hearing ability of these avid fans. Not even an all-Spanish version of this album (which is in the works; seriously) can save BEDlight For BlueEYES, though that would at least save the listener from their mindless lyrics.

 

 
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laserguidedbygod (April 30, 2009)

Would like to point out, 3 years too late, that I don't know any guys named "Meg".

Based on the fact that this reviewer can't tell the difference between capital and lower case letters (the whole name is in capitals, dingus, some of the letters are just BIGGER), this guy can't have more than a grade 3 education, and thus, his opinion is not worth shit. I swear, one day I''m going to read a review on this website where the reviewer isn't just trying to convince everyone that his opinion is like the word of fucking god and my head is going to explode out of sheer amazement. Being a "critic" and everything, I would have guessed that you would know that you don't necessarily have to be critical of everything you don't like, but rather, let people know if it is good for what it is... I'm sure this band didn't write this album in hopes of impressing every elitist wanker on this website, so don't critique it like they did, critique it for what it is. It's a pop-rock album, so don't hold it up to some standard that it is not meant to be held up to.

Anonymous (April 2, 2006)

Ok...here's my impression of Scott Weiland doing an impression of Daryl Palumbo. *plays bedlight record*

These guys suck, the review's accurate.

Five stars for making catchy, manufactured sounding songs.

Half a star for not doing anything original. Put the shit on the radio where it belongs - the kids will eat it up. We've been needing a new Papa Roach for a while.

Anonymous (January 12, 2006)

Based on the fact that this reviewer can't tell the difference between capital and lower case letters (the whole name is in capitals, dingus, some of the letters are just BIGGER), this guy can't have more than a grade 3 education, and thus, his opinion is not worth shit. I swear, one day I''m going to read a review on this website where the reviewer isn't just trying to convince everyone that his opinion is like the word of fucking god and my head is going to explode out of sheer amazement. Being a "critic" and everything, I would have guessed that you would know that you don't necessarily have to be critical of everything you don't like, but rather, let people know if it is good for what it is... I'm sure this band didn't write this album in hopes of impressing every elitist wanker on this website, so don't critique it like they did, critique it for what it is. It's a pop-rock album, so don't hold it up to some standard that it is not meant to be held up to.

Anonymous (December 11, 2005)

You are probably the worst reviewer ever. You only good reviews that you give out are to bands that you think are good. Take the band for what it is. Christian Guerrero's voice is unbelievable. He is one of the best singers out there right now. Derek Weber's guitar riffs are rediculous. They are all really good at what they do. Is the albulm flawless, no, but to say that it is garbage is bull shit. Learn to do a fucking good review. The cd, in my opinion, highlights in soundscapes and lullabies where the guitars are very complex, with an awesome breakdown. Listen to them on purevolume and make up your own mind instead of listening to someone who reviews with a lot of bias.

Anonymous (November 5, 2005)

if you're saying Daryl Palumbo sounds autistic you're intensly fucked up in the head.

Anonymous (October 25, 2005)

this band sounds like ass.

Anonymous (October 10, 2005)

i love bedlight!! they are awesome!! at least when christian sings you can understand what he is saying and the song is not just one giant scream like everyone else

Anonymous (September 27, 2005)

you'r all a bunch of elitest scene fuckwits with no musical talent. you've done yourself proud here. at the end of the day, when you've done something that's musically talented and learn to get your fat asses off the computer, put your mind into doing something constructive. then maybe you can comment.
at the end of the day, your criticism means shit to them, they are doing better than you ever will.
talentless arrogant fucks

Anonymous (September 4, 2005)

the guitarist of this band was really into heroin last time i saw him. he doesn't even like emo, anyway.

Anonymous (September 4, 2005)

I used to date the lead singer of this band too.

He told me he loved me so I let him take me in the ass. But he said he didn't love me enough to give me a reach-around.

Sometimes its hard being a boy in love...

Anonymous (September 3, 2005)

I find it Ironic that the drummer has a Phobia tattoo, since Phobia have gone through more drummers than fucking spinal tap in their career. Furthermore, the thought of a band like this even putting on a Phobia record while in the van on their way to the next septic-tank venue overflowing with hot-topic emo gorilla girls is enough to keep me laughing for the next decade.

-Ken

They should have named their band "Bedtime for Bright-eyes"

Anonymous (September 2, 2005)

this band makes jameson parker look like slayer.

rkl (September 1, 2005)

so wait... this shit is cliched and hackneyed and gets half a star, but the starting line gets 4?
color me confused.

Anonymous (September 1, 2005)

no Im Ninja not Philly
Philly was at the mdc cpncert that day

DFelon204409 (September 1, 2005)

the real question is, why do they have to have the worst band name ever?

Anonymous (August 31, 2005)

"Hahaha I hate this pile of shit that is mistaken for music. I had to sit through a set of their crap in order to see Comeback Kid, Horse The Band, and Rise Against.

-Ninja"

Philly?

Anonymous (August 31, 2005)

this band blows, but the person below me sounds a little bitter.

Anonymous (August 31, 2005)

I used to date the singer of this band. They have only been a band for less than two years, and are totaly faking it. Christian the singer dosent have a license and lives at home. If you look at some of the members horrible tattoos, you will notice shitty crust punk tats (drummer has a phobia tat) and other sighns of what they used to be. These kids decided one day to totaly change to make it big, and be "rock stars"

ALineInYourBook (August 31, 2005)

I've never heard this guy from American Idol. This lead singer's voice always makes me think of Cher, though. She sounds like a masculine woman, and he sounds like a feminine guy. Same difference.

robdobi (August 31, 2005)

dude sounds JUST like constantine maroulis from american idol.

nate_derby (August 31, 2005)

I give a 1/2 star only for the "autistic Daryl Palumbo" line. It's spot fucking on.

I would much rather listen to Roses Are Red any day of the week than to put my precious ears through the torture that this BEDlight shit deals out.

SomeoneAnonymous (August 31, 2005)

Ah shit, I forgot to change the name to anonymous.

SomeoneAnonymous (August 31, 2005)

Band of the DECADE!!!!

Please use extra lube on my dildo for ass insertion

- Chinatown

Anonymous (August 31, 2005)

trustkill staff...go and do your metal and emo shit, why do you bombard the hardcore crowd with your shit..please piss off now

RondoMondo (August 31, 2005)

Haha, at the guy who called this band metal core. They're nowhere near hardcore or metal. Fuck, in my opinion, they aren't music.

soulbleed (August 30, 2005)

i enjoy that this band is from my hometown, and that i know most of these guys, and that they're really nice, but despite all that i can't get into this cd. i like the first song; christian has a good voice. but their name is horrid, and the sound is waayyy too polished. the demos kind of had some promise to them, and these songs aren't that bad. but the trustkill production team really sucks; they assign the same sound to every band. roses are red could have been really good had they produced a record that was rawer, and the same applies to bands like fight paris and that other valentine band, whatever the fuck their name is. they need to stop doing that. but anyway, i hate saying it, but i agree pretty much entirely with this review.

etwiels88 (August 30, 2005)

"fuck this band.

listen to lifetime."

Haha, such a retarded comment.

I never liked this band.

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

stop metalcore for hardcores sake......piss off metal wankers

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

L o l

threechordsandthetruth (August 30, 2005)

..which I forgot to include. Didn't PN use to default to 5 stars?

threechordsandthetruth (August 30, 2005)

Score is for the Dora the Explorer reference.

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

Hahaha I hate this pile of shit that is mistaken for music. I had to sit through a set of their crap in order to see Comeback Kid, Horse The Band, and Rise Against.

-Ninja

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

dont fucking stoop to this bands level. use caps correctly please

- STEVEjones the realBones

best comment ever. just had to say that.

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

so, on the all spanish version, will the random spanish parts be in english?

Inspection12e (August 30, 2005)

Brian was telling how much he loved this album.

sickboi (August 30, 2005)

"Swiper no swiping!"

Please don't tell me you got that from Dora the Explorer...

I read that shit to my girlfriend's daughter. I didn't know the punk community was down with Dora.

Oddly enough, her daughter LOVES the Duff.

Anchors (August 30, 2005)

Swiper no swiping!

bloodbrothersburnpiano (August 30, 2005)

thank god! all i hear is praise about this band and i was going to go columbine if i saw one more positive review. first of all, worst band never ever. don't agree? name one worse. second, this type of music needs to end, now! over. thirdly, the guy's voice is not hat great. he sounds like that fucking guy on american idol. i am tired of hearing how amazing his voice is. besides, when it's covered up by fucking terrible screams most of the time it doesn't matter anyway. only reason i listened to these guys was to make fun of them because their name led me to believe they'd probably be the one of the worst bands i'd ever heard, and i was right. but then people actually started to like them. i just don't get some people.

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

what's "bedlight"?

elliot (August 30, 2005)

score is for my main man, swiper the fox.

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

''fuck this band.

listen to lifetime.''

i second that
im from chile the all spanish version isnt going to save me from the bad lyrics
great review

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

fuck this band.

listen to lifetime.

TheOneTrueBill (August 30, 2005)

Yeah, the name made me never want to listen to this band. Ever.

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

I can see them being the most pretentious guys also

the band sucks, but you couldn't be more wrong. All the guys are awsome dudes and extremely nice.

the_other_scott (August 30, 2005)

didn't the name kind of tip you off that this band wasn't any good?

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

Score's for Brooke Shields and this complete mess that passes as a band.

Ramo
(That's one ugly mofo)

RondoMondo (August 30, 2005)

This band is a fucking joke. I don't think I've ever heard a worse pile of crap in my life. I can see them being the most pretentious guys also. Probably wipe their asses once and think the job's done. They have to be the worst band in modern music right now.

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

If i ever hear someone talk about how they like this band, i'm going to punch them in the fucking face. Good review

-phdecontrol

Anonymous (August 30, 2005)

Sally came through once again

theundergroundscene (August 30, 2005)

and me

stevejonestherealbones (August 30, 2005)

sally and jesse and brandon are the best reviewers on the site right now

- jones the bones

- stevejones8770@yahoo.com

theundergroundscene (August 30, 2005)

good review

fuck this band

skaboom (August 30, 2005)

Haha, I can't believe people give this reviewer shit. That first line actually made me laugh out loud.

stevejonestherealbones (August 30, 2005)

dont fucking stoop to this bands level. use caps correctly please

- STEVEjones the realBones

- stevejones8770@yahoo.com

tristan (August 30, 2005)

Hilarious review! The Dora shout-out is just icing on the cake.

Archangel (August 30, 2005)

"BEDlight For BlueEYES may have impressed a plethora of its listeners with their DIY attitudes and home at Trustkill"

So you're saying they've got some credibility?

inagreendase (August 30, 2005)

Yep, this review's spot on. Band name? Terrible. Album cover? Ridiculous. The sound? Unintentionally hilarious. It's the complete shit package! Trustkill really outdid themself with this one.

psychoos231 (August 30, 2005)

whats this?

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