Saturday, November 24, 2012

Crown The Empire - The Fallout

Crown The Empire - The Fallout (2012) Rise Records
Produced by Joey Sturgis
Tracks : 1.Oh, catastrophe 2.The fallout 3.Memories of a broken heart 4.Makeshift chemistry 5.The one you feed 6.Menace 7.Graveyard souls 8.Two´s too many 9.Evidence 10.Children of love 11.Johnny´s revenge
3 out of 5

I expected more from Crown The Empire´s debut full length "The Fallout", I was impressed by their first "Limitless" EP that showed a very promising and hungry band. Unfortunately their new album feels a bit safe and less artsy, CTE is caught in the mainstream and has lost a bit of their unique sound from the EP. This is still a good album with some great songs like "Makeshift chemistry" and "Menace", but I can´t stop thinking about how good it could actually have been. The production sounds expensive and I bet they will still make a name of themselves, however I want some more of those unpredictable songstructures on the next record.

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