brand new eyes

User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 243 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 34 out of 243

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  1. Apr 22, 2016
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    Another pop-punk band? This stuff has been done to death. Popular music is becoming formulaic these days. Play some power chords over and over, keep a linear drum beat, add an okay singer, write emotional lyrics that pretend to be "deep" but aren't, and you're famous.
  2. JhonM.
    Oct 3, 2009
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    This album is so crap.
  3. ZacaríasY.
    Oct 3, 2009
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    This is better than AFI o Dinosaur Jr really Alternative press, really? Its pure garbage and crap music.
  4. GabrielC
    Oct 3, 2009
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    This album is so crap, i don't understand the score.
  5. KateS
    Oct 2, 2009
    0
    Just one word to say: GARBAGE!
  6. JhonatanY
    Oct 2, 2009
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    I don't understand why metacritic gives 77 points for this album its really crap amo kid pop garbage music, horrible album, save your money!
  7. Penelopec
    Oct 2, 2009
    0
    This album sucks.
Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 18 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. The anthemic, celebratory songs that made Riot! so appealing were largely absent, but the band found a new way to rock during those sessions, prizing catharsis and nuanced arrangements above the hooks of albums past.
  2. Although the new set may lack the wide-eyed naivete that made the group's past efforts so endearing, the newfound maturity makes for a compelling set of songs.
  3. Paramore is certainly a sharp enough unit that doesn’t lack for energy, and Brand New Eyes features enough interesting ideas to take notice. All it needs is to double the ones it has, and it’ll be a band that’s foolish to ignore.