Waterparks - Entertainment
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 61 ratings
2018 Ratings: #874
Liked by 1 person
January 26, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Equal Vision / Label
Pop Rock, Pop Punk / Genres
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The lyrics are meaningful and the music behind the words is thoughtful, planned and gives evidence to the band’s skills. This release has a positive vibe even though the lyrics are bleak. ‘Entertainment’ is pure entertainment and is truly amusing.

In a genre where new faces struggle to stand toe to toe with their increasingly aging legendary peers, Waterparks have broken through with ease. Every moment of awkward emotion is matched with day-glo, sing-it-back pop punk perfection. An ear for a chorus spins even the saltiest subject in pure sugar.
This band is horrible. I won’t rate this a 1 because in fairness I haven’t heard the whole thing... but good god this is one of the worst alternative bands I’ve ever heard
i disliked one song but overall it's perfect.
I made the mistake of listening to FANDOM first as my introduction to them, and while I prefer FANDOM to Entertainment, this does have some amazing songs (pretty much just tantrum)

fav songs: tantrum, blonde, not warriors, crybaby, lucky people
least favorite songs: we need to talk, peach
Waterparks boil down their sound to what works best and expanded upon it in new ways for an all killer no filler experience. I adore basically every song here. All of these sweet, energetic hooks are so addicting.
Entertainment has a perfect balance of its styles. Even though certain tracks juxtapose each other, the transition feels fitting to the world and emotional arc of the record. While some of the lyrics here and there falter, I love the conflicting themes of passionate love and ... read more
1) 11:11 / 60/100
2) Blonde / 80/100
3) Peach / 88/100
4) We need to talk / 50/100
6) Lucky people / 60/100
7) Rare / 70/100
8) TANTRUM / 80/100
9) Crybaby / 40/100
10) Sleep Alone / 60/100
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Track List

  1. 11:11
  2. Blonde
  3. Peach (Lobotomy)
  4. We Need to Talk
  5. Not Warriors
  6. Lucky People
  7. Rare
  9. Crybaby
  10. Sleep Alone
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Added on: January 26, 2018