Paper Crowns

Lost Kings - Paper Crowns
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Based on 17 ratings
January 4, 2019 / Release Date
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Paper Crowns tries to be the next big radio white bread. It doesn't work. Not just because replaceable music always sounds like garbage, but because this shit is so inoffensive that it becomes offencive in the process. Who is this for? Not emo enough for Fall Out Boy fans, not innocent enough for Chainsmokers fans, not loud enough for Imagine Dragons fans, and not enough personality for Shawn Mendes fans. Every shitty demographic this album tries to tap, already has someone draining it.

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They are obviously trying to be the next Chainsmokers. First of all, I do not even like The Chainsmokers, and second, I just do not like this.
“Paper Crowns” has its moments of catchiness, but the clean production and uninteresting tracks make this project feel uninspired, and a bit too familiar.

Favorite Track: STUCK

Least Favorite Track: DRUNK AS HELL
A 4 tracker with only one minor standout...
'Paper Crowns' is a textbook example of generic. Everything this EP has to offer has been done before by countless others, and done much better, might I add. Each track just sort of exists without much to offer up to the listener. Even Tove Styrke couldn't save it on "Stuck." The lyrics are so generic that it makes me wonder why they're even here. They don't tell any story, at least none that hasn't been done to death. The production is so lackluster as well. This whole EP sounds as ... read more
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Track List

  1. Don't Kill My High (feat. Wiz Khalifa & Social House)
  2. When We Were Young (feat. Norma Jean Martine)
  3. Stuck (feat. Tove Styrke)
  4. Drunk as Hell (feat. Jesper Jenset)
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