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A Day to Remember

A Day to Remember: What Separates Me from YouWhat Separates Me from You (2010)
Victory Records

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Since their Victory Records debut record, For Those Who Have Heart, it seems A Day to Remember has just exploded. They've toured all of America, been to Europe, been on countless magazine covers, released all of their records twice, and they seem to be having the time of their lives. Now, granted I .
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Since their Victory Records debut record, For Those Who Have Heart, it seems A Day to Remember has just exploded. They've toured all of America, been to Europe, been on countless magazine covers, released all of their records twice, and they seem to be having the time of their lives. Now, granted I did write off 2009's Homesick as FTWHH: The Sequel with better production. One year after Homesick, they announce their fourth "heavier, yet more melodic" record, What Separates Me from You, being produced by New Found Glory's Chad Gilbert. I thought to myself, "Already?! Didn't they just release a record..."

The record has three "heavy" songs: "Sticks and Bricks", "2nd Sucks" and "You Be Tails, I'll Be Sonic". They're boring, predictable songs with terrible lyrics.

Two songs on the record (I'm going to assume these are the "ballads" of the record), "All Signs Point to Lauderdale" and "Out of Time" both start off almost identically: quiet, palm-muted guitar and really soft vocals whining about the usual (hating some town and questioning one's self). Once again these ideas are stale and they've been done better countless times.

The rest of the songs tread the middle ground: They have both elements of The Pop and The Mosh, but while these songs aren't as bad as the other half of the record, they're not great.

To sum this record up simply: It sounds good; every chorus has a catchy hook; every breakdown sounds the same; and the lyrics are pretty terrible. The only good song on this record is "All I Want." The rest of the record is just filled with the same cheesy ideas they've been putting out for five years.

So this is their Victory Records trilogy, and like the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy, it goes nowhere, but at least it looks good and makes money, and you can rest assured they'll ride this one out until it's beyond buried.

 

 
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Baxter (February 15, 2011)

This album only gave me one single to remember, and instead of a day, its 3 minutes. All I Want. Thats all i liked to be honest.

theonlyoreoever (January 19, 2011)

FLHC: Millencolin, Comeback Kid, Your Demise, MXPX, The Red Chord, Crime in Stereo, and This is Hell are not pussy metal douchebags.

willt993 (January 18, 2011)

Agree with this completely, except I though "All I Want" sucked.

FLHC (January 13, 2011)

The video for "All I Want" is a who's who of pussy-metal douchebags.

scrumples (January 13, 2011)

"You Be Tails, I'll Be Sonic"??

Are these guys furries?

big_guy (January 13, 2011)

I think this is their best album. I know thats not really saying anything but this is the first adtr album i can listen to all the way through. Yeah lame lyrics but who listens to this band for the lyrics?

Shit is catchy and there isnt really any filler.

regreteverything (January 12, 2011)

One and a half too many stars

spoon_of_grimbo (January 11, 2011)

This initially seemed like a dissappointment compared to Homesick, but it's really grown on me. It seems odd that I'd even like this band, given my usual taste in music, but I can't seem to get enough of them lately.

ak3punk (January 11, 2011)

Not a bad album. I really like this band(total guilty pleasure), but I hate their fans.

fresnoska (January 11, 2011)

A DAY TO REMEMBER ?? WHAT SEPARATES ME FROM YOU
Debuts at #11 on the Top 200 Billboard Charts
#1 Rock Album in the USA and the UK

http://mvremix.com/rock_blogs/2010/11/30/a-day-to-remember- land-a-huge-billboard-debut-for-new-album/

noblestabbings (January 11, 2011)

I'll take the criticism. I like this band.

eatdogs (January 11, 2011)

i remember someone telling me this album has sold like hotcakes. is this true??? have these guys really gotten that big???

Lysdexia (January 11, 2011)

It's an alright album. Nothing great on here. I really liked Homesick for some reason. This one's starting to get play on the local rock station, which confuses me, because there's maybe one catchy song on there.

bryne (January 11, 2011)

The mass appeal this band seems to have completely bewilders me.

inagreendase (January 11, 2011)

I hate to admit that "All I Want" is really decent. It's too bad the rest of this record is probably the same unlistenable garbage they've been doing.

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