ALBUM TITLE : SOUNDS GOOD FEELS GOOD
ARTIST : 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER
GENRE : POP / ROCK
DATE RELEASED : 2015
It is hard indeed to keep with competition and adoration. This is why only a handful of artists are destined for greatness and 5 Seconds of Summer is proving in this new album that they are one of the few lucky ones. And somehow, you get this feeling that they would not rely on luck, charm, fate, and destiny alone to achieve it; they will deliver good records to prove that they are worthy indeed.
While this album may sounds like you’ve heard it all before due to some songs are quite very nineties in treatment however, it is their performance in the whole album that makes this record very charming. They are not only out to prove that they are worthy of your time and money but also they are explicitly commanding listeners that they are not your usual boy band. They want to be known in this record as a rock band thus, you have songs sounding like Red Hot Chili Pepper, Blink, OASIS, Suede, and other alternative rock bands popular in the nineties and early 2000s. Yes, there are bubblegum songs in this record like “Hey Everybody” and “Catch Fire,” these are still better songs compared with what other boy bands had offered before.
This time in this record, they do not sound a high school or college band trying to break out the music scene. This is a brilliant record that you will find yourself listening to this record over and over again. This album deserves 4 stars rating.
1 star = Ignore it
2 stars= risk it
3 stars = borrow or buy it
4 stars = buy it and keep it
5 = buy, keep, and treasure it