They've broken out of the pop-punk underground not by illuminating the dark corners of young-person romance but by crafting songs that make the rituals of teenhood feel like scenes in a Zac Efron movie.
If Love Drunk's overall enthusiasm and high-energy pop doesn't win over even the snarkiest of reviewers after a few listens, then they probably don't have a heart. Everyone else will love it anyway. Pop-rock like this is popular for a reason.
I loved their first album and eagerly anticipated this one- Severe disappointment. So overproduced and polished, it's just too fake. Go download Hero-Heroine and you'll hear the real BLG, not this plastic version of them…Full Review »