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Yellowcard

Yellowcard: One For the KidsOne For the Kids (2001)
Lobster Records

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Contributed by: KluchoramaKluchorama
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Beautiful. That's all I really have to say. Imagine your favorite pop-punk band. Got it? Now, imagine that band with breathtaking harmonies, amazing guitar riffs and a violin. Yes, a violin. Also, imagine that band is also able to play intricate acoustic songs. Sounds pretty damn good doesn't it? IT.
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Beautiful. That's all I really have to say. Imagine your favorite pop-punk band. Got it? Now, imagine that band with breathtaking harmonies, amazing guitar riffs and a violin. Yes, a violin. Also, imagine that band is also able to play intricate acoustic songs. Sounds pretty damn good doesn't it? IT SOUNDS GREAT! This album is the pinnacle of pop-punk music. All of those other bands out there trying to make it big by riding the Blink wave are getting too damn boring, but Yellowcard gives them a swift kick in the ass and tells them to move aside. Better yet, despite their upbeat, poppy style, only a couple songs on this album are actually about girls, and they blow away almost all other love songs on the market. This means that you get catchy-as-all-hell songs without feeling depressed and rejected afterward. The album features a few acoustic songs, which seem to be a staple in modern-day releases. However, unlike a lot of bands, they are actually well done, rather than just taking a regular song and playing it on an acoustic guitar. Don't be surprised if you hear this young Florida quartet's masterpiece popping up when people begin discussing the best albums of 2001.

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Anonymous (June 17, 2006)

Oh, my world. It is ok

Anonymous (January 23, 2005)

Yellowcard is brilliant....Ryan and Sean are both amazingly hott and everyone is so talented. they ARE NOT pop punk...god i hate that....they didnt sell out with Ocean Ave and they never will sell out...thye are not you average band..not jsut because of Sean jsut because they have a sound i have never heard before..some of thier songs give me chills...and make me cry. OH yea they were never in a fraternity..F*cking loser. YC ROX MY SOX

Anonymous (January 21, 2005)

they suck

Anonymous (September 6, 2004)

Yellowcard has yet again made a incredibly awesome CD!
The songs on this album are great...
"October Nights" is one of the best songs I have ever heard...
You should definetley get this CD ASAP...

Anonymous (July 21, 2004)

This score is for the review.

I like Yellowcard but that review was crappy.

Anonymous (June 13, 2004)

this is the best cd i have ever heard in my life! this is the best yellowcard cd. all the songs have lyrics that are so poetic that they come to life when sung. i love this cd! its the best!

~valerie

Anonymous (June 13, 2004)

One For the Kids is yellowcards best work ever! there is without a doubt nothing better than one for the kids. all the songs are so good!

Hevs (June 5, 2004)

Of course the album is aweomse. It's hard to beat Yellowcard. Classic! For a punk band to add a violin, its hard to get credit. But of course Yellowcard can make it work. They are fantastic!

Anonymous (May 25, 2004)

dogs fuck the pope your mother is a man

Anonymous (February 13, 2004)

Shitty emo/mall punk with a violin is still shitty emo/mall punk. Don't be fooled.

Anonymous (December 20, 2003)

Yellowcard is really in it's own league. They don't have a "genre." If you don't like them, who cares? They have enough fans already--including me.

Anonymous (July 19, 2003)

Anonymous (July 18, 2003)

"seems you either love 'em or hate 'em...i love 'em...kinda sounds like inspection 12....good cd good band....

-bigjerk"
they sound like inspection 12 cause the singer of inspection 12 and ryan from yellowcard used to be in a band called Limp.

Anonymous (July 13, 2003)

Yellowcard rocks because they are not from Canada.

Anonymous (March 18, 2003)

the only reason why they stand out from the pop punk crap is because of the violin. they're ehhhh. but i gotta admit, powder is one hell of a song.

Anonymous (January 2, 2003)

In today's market of pop-punk music its hard to find a good band. There are so many New Found Glory, Blink 182, and Good Charlotte rip-offs its almost sickening. Well than thank God for Yellowcard. This band has restrored my faith is pop-punk. This band take the typical pop-punk sound and add in cool vocal harmonies, great guitar riffing, and a violin. At first the violin can kinda be weird but then you realize it makes the music better. Also not all the lyrics are about girls,and the ones that are, are actually good. Buy this record now, its awesome!

Anonymous (December 8, 2002)

I'm a guy. Me and My Friends f*cked them too. Needed to use ribbed condoms for traction in the mud.

Anonymous (October 14, 2002)

Did I mention I'm 14? Meagen is 13 and Frannie is 12. We all fucked the band. It was fun stuff.

Anonymous (October 14, 2002)

I fucked the whole band. Including Frannie and Meagen, their groupies.

Anonymous (May 7, 2002)

the story of yellowcard

yellowcard is on capitol now..this is what you will see in 5 years of VH1
behind the music..

uh oh.. LP 15 year old girls = 5-10
i can see it now, LP from pussy pop band Yellowcard arrested on 150 counts of having sex with underage girls, 1 girl who wanted to remain nameless got knocked up,and is suing Yellowcard, for emotional and mental stress and a wrongful death suite, because the child was shot after it was born after doctors thought it was a rabid monkey of sorts.

Ryan Key will be singing his deep lyrics to the masses,forget the deep lyrics of bands now a days, as "Baby yea,yea,yea" is going to sweep the nation. Sara will still be a whore, but
prices will rise.

Warren will remain looking like a troll. and will get sent to prison for attempting to bust LP out of prison..
meanwhile Mandy will still run the yellowcard message board, and get it from behind from Ben Dobson.

Ben will be committed to a mental institution where he will undergo surgery for always smiling, like someone has a finger stuck up his
ass 24/7..

Sean will leave the band,and go solo. the violin will sweep the nation... while Ryan Key kills himself, after strangling a fan who asks him if
Craigs Brother is playing tonight..he gets in the van, and turns on a yellowcard cd, the worst of all suicides.. death by yellowcard

Sara will still be a whore.

Anonymous (April 22, 2002)

"my friend is in a fraternity withthe violin player,,, yes a fraternity!!!! these are fucking posers and suck ass. i hate yellowcard...fucking frat boys"
-------------------------------

Do you hate your friend who is in the frat too?

anyways, this is one of the best pop-punk CD's to come out this year second only to Inspection 12's "In Recovery" which is just incredible. anyways Yellowcard just got signed to Capitol REcords and I cant wait for their next CD.

Anonymous (April 7, 2002)

Anyone who says this cd sucks had shit for ears. And all you dicks that say all the Yellowcard guys are pozers don't know shit about Ryan, L.P etc. fuck off and go shoot some heroin into your balls. yellowcard is fucking awesome

Anonymous (April 2, 2002)

Yellowcard fucking blows. They put on a shitty live show too, I saw them open for the Lawrence Arms in late March and they fucking sucked, they're all such fucking losers that I hope they starve and die someday. Fuck them and fuck all of their fans.

-Gabbo

Anonymous (March 27, 2002)

God they have a violin you guys dont need to dislike this. and there not cool because they have a violin its because they sound cool

Anonymous (March 22, 2002)

All I can say is Yellowcard's live show is amazing - I kept reading that it was great so I went thinking "Show me" well this past Saturday back in their home town they did just that!!I couldn't have been more proud of our hometown guys...so tight!!

Anonymous (February 21, 2002)

seems you either love 'em or hate 'em...i love 'em...kinda sounds like inspection 12....good cd good band....

-bigjerk

Anonymous (January 13, 2002)

my friend is in a fraternity withthe violin player,,, yes a fraternity!!!! these are fucking posers and suck ass. i hate yellowcard...fucking frat boys

Anonymous (January 12, 2002)

Yellowcard has become one of my favorite bands. I saw them here open for Mad caddies and Rise Against but I had heard their music before I saw them live. I was so blown away by their performance onstage (maybe they were so energetic 'cause they were cold) but they definitely are one special band in my eyes. If anyone likes Yellowcard and the whole violin thing, listen to the band Back in the Day, (http://mp3.com/back_in_the_day) They have horns too. But anyway, back to YC.. I think they're a truly awesome band no matter what anyone else thinks.

punk_kid (January 7, 2002)

it hurts my ears, literally

fish (January 3, 2002)

bah!
i urinate on your beloved yellowcard. take away the violin, and they sound like every other boring, mtv-friendly pop-punk band that are being heralded as so great.

speaking the presence of the violin, it screams one thing to me:
GIMMICK

Anonymous (December 31, 2001)

Oh My God website: http://www.ohmygodmusic.com

Anonymous (December 30, 2001)

Brilliant.

maverick (December 28, 2001)

Woah, this is to whoever commented on OH MY GOD from chicago below:
Wacky! I know of them, my friend Ryan at college apparently knows one or more of the guys in the band and he tells me how great they are. I got their mp3s off mp3.com and they really are awesome. Do they have a webpage or anything?

Anonymous (December 22, 2001)

i like em.

theboywhocriedangel (December 20, 2001)

does the world really need another "pop-punk" band?

Anonymous (December 19, 2001)

holy shit this is the worst excuse for ripping off new found glory and saves the day (who also, suck)

Anonymous (December 15, 2001)

I think Yellowcard is alright but nothing that great. Their lead singer is funny as hell but its not like their music is a reflection of how the actual band is. I've seen them a few times in my town since theyre from Jacksonville but this CD really sucks as to the whole pop-punk status.

Anonymous (December 15, 2001)

Once again I'd just like to reiterate that I hate stars and asterisks.

Anonymous (December 13, 2001)

What a joke, just cuz you have a violin player doesnt make you a good band, Shaun is a talented violinist and a super nice guy but to me they seemed like a gimmick, come on he does backflips off the stage...anyways thy played my club, they were alright but nothin special, you want special check out OH MY GOD from Chicago...they are gunna take over the world with their rock

Anonymous (December 13, 2001)

this is pretty bland pop-punk. but i really like the use of the violin. i think stuff like that should be used more often in punk and indie music.

Anonymous (December 12, 2001)

Well I really like this CD. Unfortunately, I did notice a few stars in the artwork. God, I hate stars. And astersisks. If you don't know what an asterisk is, it's this thing: *. I.e., it's the thing between The*Ataris. Those things fucking piss me off.--Big Letter Guy

Anonymous (December 12, 2001)

definitely not what i expected when i downloaded some of their shit, but they are way overrated. they get really boring.-fathead

Anonymous (December 12, 2001)

Damn -- take some absolutely horrid generic pop-punk songs, add a violin to it, and everyone thinks you're unique.

Amazing. Know I know the formula for success.

Anonymous (December 11, 2001)

it seems like every review I've ever read for this band the reviewer has a hard-on for them, I don't get it they're not that great

SideLinedForLife (December 11, 2001)

Thats cool, my favorite band is the Ataris. I know I will get grilled for this but i dont see why people cut down bands for writting songs about girls. If its done right then it makes great lyrics for a song. The thing is I love music that I can relate to and in my life girls are a big part of it. -Rock

Anonymous (December 11, 2001)

Despite having a violinist to add flavor, this band still manages to write boring songs that you are sick of the second time you listen to them.

Anonymous (December 11, 2001)

A pop punk record whose coverart has the band members in school? BRILLIANT! Why didn't anyone think of this before?!?!

Huey (December 11, 2001)

No, no good.

Anonymous (December 11, 2001)

I really love this record...

kluchorama (December 11, 2001)

I'm sorry, but Antifreeze is terrible, in my opinion. They're just trying to be The*Ataris, but I like The*Ataris a whole lot better

SideLinedForLife (December 11, 2001)

Yellowcard is amazing. The way their music style is is just so unique. Im tired of hearing bands that all sound the same. This band definetely has its own league. BUT in my opinion they dont even come close to Antifreeze who has three different singers. Check both these bands out for some of the best pop-punk you will hear. -Rock

Anonymous (December 11, 2001)

One of the best punk album of the year. No more else to say !

- Louis

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