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Candy Hearts

Candy Hearts: Ripped Up Jeans & Silly DreamsRipped Up Jeans & Silly Dreams (2010)
self-released

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Candy Hearts are a great, female-fronted pop-punk band from New York. They are adorable. The songs on their album Ripped Up Jeans & Silly Dreams range from good to great. The album starts off strong with catchy pop-punk numbers "What I Want" and "Blocking the Sunshine." It peaks about two-thirds .


Candy Hearts are a great, female-fronted pop-punk band from New York. They are adorable.

The songs on their album Ripped Up Jeans & Silly Dreams range from good to great. The album starts off strong with catchy pop-punk numbers "What I Want" and "Blocking the Sunshine." It peaks about two-thirds of the way through, with four consecutive ridiculously catchy songs. "Without Caffeine" is one of my favorite songs of the whole year--great lyrics and hooks. "What You Want" keeps the energy high. "Punk Songs" is a sugary sweet, catchy, acoustic number. "Red Balloons" is absolutely infectious. Between the opening and the peak, though, the album slows down unnecessarily. It's never bad, but it definitely loses a bit of steam.

While these guys write way better songs than 99.9% of pop-punk bands out there, it still feels like they haven't quite found their groove yet. The best moments of this album show that they are capable of producing some of the best pop-punk of any band in existence. They're a young band, so once they find their own style and stay consistent, they will be pretty unstoppable.

In the meantime, this album is available from If You Make It on a pay-what-you-want basis. Download it, check it out and enjoy a really fun record.

 

 
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varun (November 2, 2011)

You and Me

bubbajo (April 21, 2011)

She cant hit a note so i cant really enjoy this :s

hellobastards (December 22, 2010)

great band

Jonnyv859 (December 22, 2010)

Saw the band live and were terrible. Whoever recorded them was a miracle worker.

frischd (December 21, 2010)

Junction 18 anyone?

boobthemusicindustry (December 21, 2010)

forgot a rating

boobthemusicindustry (December 21, 2010)

doesn't this guy know im the only one who's allowed to write reviews for ifyoumakeit?

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