- Summary: It has been five years, but Maroon 5 finally return with a follow-up to their huge-selling 2002 debut 'Songs About Jane.' The producers include Mike Elizondo, Mark "Spike" Stent, and Eric Valentine.
- Record Label: A&M / Octone
- Genre(s): Rock, Pop, Adult Alternative
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|Makes Me Wonder|
|I wake up with blood-shot eyes Struggled to memorize The way it felt between your thighs Pleasure that made you cry Feels so good to be bad Not...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
If some of the ballads aren't as distinguished as the livelier tracks, they nevertheless are as sharply crafted as the rest, and the end result is that It Won't Be Soon Before Long is that rare self-stylized blockbuster album that sounds as big and satisfying as was intended.
SpinThe only misstep is frontman Adam Levine's raunchy lyrics. [Jun 2007, p.94]
JeffN.May 23, 2007After five years, the world wanted a blockbuster from the quintet. "IWBSBL" manages to supply this and more, amongst demands of fans with After five years, the world wanted a blockbuster from the quintet. "IWBSBL" manages to supply this and more, amongst demands of fans with loves as varied as Justin Timberlake to Fall Out Boy to Usher (often all in one crazy kid, too). To be fair, Levine does seem thirsty to capitalize on the desire for blue-eyed soul, following in the trend of the Police and Hall & Oates. But what supercedes this is M5's everpresent aim to craft big, stylish sounds that modernize and pay tender homage to their roots--that's what true, that's what's here, and that's what shines.… Expand
EdgarLJun 8, 2007New sound, just as good as the first. abit mroe edgy too
Jun 13, 2016This album is awesome!!!!!
It starts you off in a good mood with the first 4 tracks and with some awesome pop rock music and Adam soundsThis album is awesome!!!!!
It starts you off in a good mood with the first 4 tracks and with some awesome pop rock music and Adam sounds great there too !!!!
The Music is catchy and fun!! A really great album… Expand
mikes.May 26, 2007A more mature album from maroon 5, with more complex melodies and stronger songwriting. Their music crosses between n sync with real A more mature album from maroon 5, with more complex melodies and stronger songwriting. Their music crosses between n sync with real instruments and throw in a funky bee gee's twist. A throwback to 90's pop right down to the production, this is a polished and satisfying pop album. Also a refreshing listen, maroon 5 sounds unique and confident in a type of pop their few bands are attempting anymore, not to mention they do the sound extremely well.… Expand
May 9, 2016There are no real standout tracks, just some pretty good ones. Overproduced at times, and Adam levine just sounds so whiny at times. Lost theThere are no real standout tracks, just some pretty good ones. Overproduced at times, and Adam levine just sounds so whiny at times. Lost the funk and soul for more pop rock, which means they don't even get points for style/personality,… Expand
NickSMay 31, 2007This CD isnt really catchy like the last. It almost seems somewhat retro to me.
TerryHMay 22, 2007Awful
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