The Get Up Kids - Problems
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Based on 21 ratings
May 10, 2019 / Release Date
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ElectricMess
65
It's no LP3, but as far as long awaited returns go, The Get Up Kids could have done a lot worse. While I don't think the sound of Problems is anything all that exciting, and Pryor's voice doesn't sound too great, the core spirit of the band's best work remains in tact. As someone who isn't a die hard fan and didn't expect much, I came away thinking this was a decent comeback.

Your Ghost Is Gone is fantastic though
usedtobe
65
Decent pop punk release with a few infectious hooks and catchy choruses. Nothing too exciting here though.
d3ligtjohn
77
Okay, for some reason these guys feel like a mood band. I can’t really rate it right now so this is a placeholder. The album seems solid though but track 7, common ground is one that sounds rather boring. I’ll probably update this later

Okay here’s the update: So this album is packed with very solid playing from all the band members and has a few running ideas that create a tight cohesive project. I still don't like the instrumental for common ground but the lyrics are good ... read more
JimmyEcho
70
First Get Up Kids record I've listened to, despite having known about them since the late 90s. Really enjoyed it.
Guitar sounds are really nice.
No anthems on this record, pretty average start to finish but will definitely be diving into the discog after hearing this.

Favourite track: Waking Up Alone
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Track List

  1. Satellite
  2. The Problem Is Me
  3. Salina
  4. Now or Never
  5. Lou Barlow
  6. Fairweather Friends
  7. Common Ground
  8. Waking Up Alone
  9. The Advocate
  10. Symphony of Silence
  11. Brakelines
  12. Your Ghost Is Gone
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Added on: March 7, 2019