Even If It Kills Me

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  • Summary: The Minnesota band's third album features Max Bemis of Say Anything, Rachel Minton of Zolof the Rock and Roll Destroyer, and Shawn Harris of the Matches.
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  1. Spin
    80
    Motion City have deftly filled that space between emotional adolescence and responsible adulthood with this set of near-perfect pop. [Oct 2007, p.112]
  2. The best songs on the new Motion City Soundtrack album arrive like mousetraps, baited and primed and ready to snap.
  3. There's no lull here, just fast-paced fun.
  4. Though Even If It Kills Me remains far from breaking ground any time soon, MCS’s third full-length release definitely stays true to the format Mr. Pierre and his band mates have seemingly perfected over the years.
  5. 60
    Underneath his architecturally impressive hair, front guy Justin Pierre is a savvy melodic songwriter and, refreshingly, he’s completely incapable of taking himself seriously.
  6. Alternative Press
    60
    Much of the disc is business as usual. [Oct 2007, p.169]
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  1. RobinK.
    Oct 23, 2007
    10
    I LOVE the album! I love how their music has become more mature.... its not just random-fun lyrics, its really deep and tells a story. I love I LOVE the album! I love how their music has become more mature.... its not just random-fun lyrics, its really deep and tells a story. I love the sound and i am still the dedicated fan that i am! :) LOVE THE ALBUM!!!! Expand
  2. GlenG.
    Oct 5, 2007
    10
    I've always loved MCSm and I've got both of their earlier cd's, but this one is definitely my favorite. They've manged to I've always loved MCSm and I've got both of their earlier cd's, but this one is definitely my favorite. They've manged to mature and evolve without abandoning their trademark sound and isolating even their most devoted fans. Expand
  3. JakeB.
    Oct 15, 2007
    9
    If you like poppy guiat/synth music, then you're in heaven.