If There Is Light, It Will Find You

Senses Fail - If There Is Light, It Will Find You
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Based on 30 ratings
2018 Ratings: #1053
February 16, 2018 / Release Date
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Space Vacation
Corny. Generic. The death of anything that can be considered "Emo" was when these fucking frontmen decided ending every sentence with "oh-oh-oh" or "oh-ee-oh" was enough to express their anguish.

Senses Fail, fails the most in their lyrics.
Almost everything he says makes me cringe.

"Cause ever since you left me, this pain inside hasn't gone away, and I just don't think it ever will. Your life will haunt me till the day I die-ee-ie"

"I used to ... read more
I completely understand all the criticism of this album about how it’s cliche and uninspired, however i can’t deny the honesty that i hear in this project. I don’t feel like this is trying to be angsty. I feel like it’s rather hopeful. There are tons of catchy hooks on here that may seem repeative but for me, It’s saved by how passionate and honest it sounds. The cover art and the title represent this album perfectly in my opinion.
The lyrics are background elements here for me. Everything else is pretty good. Production sounds like what Omar Rodriguez wanted At The Drive-In's Relationship of Command to sound like. Catchy, melodic, fun. Good enough. Favorite Senses Fail album since their third record.
They can't all be zingers. In fact, if you're this record, none of them can be zingers. You want lyrical cliches about how the world doesn't understand you because you're a teenager? You got 'em. You want tired instrumentation that feels like it was phoned in completely? Yup. You want a record whose M.O. is "let's get this done quickly so we can keep touring on our older material."? Look no further. It's disappointing to hear a band with such obvious talent completely miss the mark on ... read more
Favorite Tracks:
New Jersey Makes, The World Takes
First Breath, Last Breath
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Track List

  1. Double Cross
  2. Elevator to the Gallows
  3. New Jersey Makes, The World Takes
  4. Gold Jacket, Green Jacket...
  5. First Breath, Last Breath
  6. Ancient Gods
  7. Is It Gonna Be the Year?
  8. "You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes Sense"
  9. Orlando and a Miscarriage
  10. Shaking Hands
  11. Stay What You Are
  12. If There is Light, It Will Find You
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Added on: February 13, 2018