- Summary: The two-disc album contains more than two dozen guests, including Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance, Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional, and Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory.
- Record Label: J-Records
- Genre(s): Rock, Pop, Punk
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Alternative PressBemis successfully came out of the other side on In Defense Of The Genre, producing an opus that musicians more than twice his age could only hope to create. [Dec 2007, p.185]
SpinYet with its detours into slick synth pop, weepy roots rock, and big Broadway music, the sprawling Genre proves that emo needn't be boxed in by stylistic dogma. [Dec 2007, p.120]
Bemis may be seeking to defend the emo genre, but his album instead illustrates the difference between run-of-the-mill emo--which, indeed, comprises most of the genre's output--and the imaginative, skillful tunes that flourish here. The only major downside is the album's length.
HunterG.Sep 2, 2008Say anything is defiantly one of the greatest bands of its generation. Lead singer, Max bemis, is truly one of the best songwriters of all time.
MarkP.Nov 23, 2007Max Bemis is God!!! Anyone who says different should die.
JoshNNov 4, 2007Many wondered where Say Anything would go after the critically acclaimed ...Is A Real Boy. With this definitive answer, Say Anything has Many wondered where Say Anything would go after the critically acclaimed ...Is A Real Boy. With this definitive answer, Say Anything has silenced the naysayers. This album is amazing, and so cohesive that it's almost mind boggling. Ridiculously catchy, and the lyrics are just near insanity (pun intended). Very very enjoyable, and an album you all must buy.… Expand
MaryJaneDec 27, 2007First off if you don't think this cd is great then you dont know what your missing. And second off you have to be in a certain state of First off if you don't think this cd is great then you dont know what your missing. And second off you have to be in a certain state of mind to understand any of the lyrics on the cd. and third your all really gay this is one of their best fucking cds ever.… Expand
ACDCriticDec 5, 2007Excellent CD. Lots of unnecessary tracks but enough great tracks there (around 17 out of 27) to be fully recommended anyway. It's really Excellent CD. Lots of unnecessary tracks but enough great tracks there (around 17 out of 27) to be fully recommended anyway. It's really an epic and fantastic album and a great evolution for the band.… Expand
daniell.Feb 6, 2008Some amazing songs but then there are some ones that i dont think are too strong but i guess i cant like every song on a 2 disc set, the Some amazing songs but then there are some ones that i dont think are too strong but i guess i cant like every song on a 2 disc set, the backing vocals are what makes this kenny vasoli, max bemis, and hailey of paramore on the same song is just too great to be true max is a great song writer but there are like 6 songs that seem too forced so it gets an eight from me but max is just incredible even tough this cd isn't his best, ps eric c has no idea what he is talking about do you play an instrument or write music this is soooo different from the average emo band and in defense of the genre is saying how they like the emo genre what is music without emotion..... its not music thats for sure.… Expand
[Anonymous]Nov 13, 2007Some people don't know the difference between good music and bad music THIS is bad music.
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