Love Drunk - Boys Like Girls
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  • Summary: This is the Boston rock band's follow-up to it's self-titled debut.
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. 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.
  2. Its self-titled debut was pop-emo at its dimmest, but Love Drunk is, in places, a pleasant improvement, with the band’s brattier instincts tamped down.
  3. When it's not ripping off Panic, Love Drunk seems to be catering to other mainstream audiences and the hipster crowd.... But once you get past all that, you'll find a few solid pop-rock tunes here.
  4. 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.
  5. All this new-Benz shininess would get annoying if it weren't for the sugar-shot melodies.
  6. This is a much better record than their debut--and that in itself is an impressive feat.
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  1. Oct 8, 2010
    4
    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 Expand