Blatant - Boy in the Mirror (Cover Artwork)


Blatant: Boy in the MirrorBoy in the Mirror (2006)
Independant Artists Alliance

Reviewer Rating: 1

Contributed by: AnchorsAnchors
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Approximately 36 seconds into Blatant's Boy in the Mirror: Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

37 minutes and 58 seconds laterā?¦

Blatant's Boy in the Mirror has ended.

Approximately two hours and 12 minutes later -- I awake from my nap. I slept through all 12 songs and then some without so much as a stir. Now, this scenario did not actually take place, and that's a real wonder. I'm not quite sure how I survived the level of boredom induced by this record, but never again do I wish to put myself through it.

If ever there was one album, where every song was literally identical, from the opening chords to the closing chorus, this is it my friends, this is it. In all its depressingly bland glory, Blatant seem to have an uncanny knack for not being able to discern that every song they've written is a carbon copy of every song before it. I personally don't think I've ever seen a band stricken so badly with Nickelbackitis before.These guys are primed and ready for modern rock radio straight out of the gate. The uninspired way in which Joey D'Angelo delivers his vocals carries over into everything else he does on the record. Responsible for all instrumentation sans percussion, D'Angelo has total creative control and still cannot for the life of him manage a song that slightly resembles anything interesting.

Now, back to that nap...


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joeydangelo (November 13, 2007)

Hey everyone,

Thanks for the WONDERFUL review. I think I did a pretty good job considering at the time I arranged this album, I had only been playing guitar for about 4 years. It may show with the song structure, etc, etc.....but you all really should fuck off. Its the best I could do, and I walk away from it saying "damn that was pretty cool!"

How are those songs any different from the shit you hear on the radio though!? Thats what I learned from and what I was going for. Mission Accomplished.

I promise though, the next album will be different.

In the meantime....FUCK OFF!

Joey D'Angelo

Anonymous (December 25, 2006)

That link is hilaroius.

Scruffy (December 22, 2006)

"The band name is pretty ironic, considering they blatantly suck!"

Alanis Morrissette has a better concept of irony than you do, and I've actually heard Jimmy Fallon say something funnier than what you just attempted. I don't know whether to congratulate you or hang my head.

Anchors (December 22, 2006)

"You guys?"

That's my shtick playa.

Anonymous (December 22, 2006)

why waste my time, your time, and org time to post some shit like this? fuck you and get real.

Anonymous (December 22, 2006)

You guys might be going a bit over board with the joke links.

Anonymous (December 22, 2006)

The band name is pretty ironic, considering they blatantly suck!

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