Dear Future Self (Hands Up)

Fall Out Boy - Dear Future Self (Hands Up)
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2019 Ratings: #296
September 10, 2019 / Release Date
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I mean, it's better then Mania? To be fair anything is better then that album,
How? How did this happen? Patrick Stump has auto tune on his vocals. Wyclef Jean is on the track, and he doesn’t even fit. The chorus is “Hands up, ready for the boom, 
Never mind the rocket launcher, talking 'bout a tune, 
You can hear us comin' with the zoom, Listen to the boom, boom, we are breaking through”. The music video is the band members eating ice cream. How did it come to this point? Fall Out Boy’s really consistent... at making me consistently more ... read more
It's catchy, but the feature feels so out of place and I still hear that "M A N I A" influence seeping into the wound that they’ve made themselves.

EDIT (9/14/19): Grew on me a bit, still not one of the band's best songs but it's super catchy and I come back to it more often than a 5/10 implies.

original review (9/13/19): Hey, at least I can hear actual instruments.

I didn't hate this nearly as much as I expected to! Not that I WANTED to hate this just because it's by Fall Out Boy--again, I enjoy a lot of what they've done in the past--but, well, we all know what happened to them. MANIA was a disaster and they've been on a ... read more
What the hell is happening?! Did I miss the memo for annual "new music from all my favorite bands day"?

So this Fall Out Boy song is interesting...

Save Rock and Roll meets Mania and it's not great. Actually it's pretty bad. I think it's definitely an improvement from much of Mania, but not enough to get me hyped. For greatest hits volume 2 of course! Thanks Pete, very cool!


Anyway, my biggest complaint with this song itself is the Wyclef Jean feature. I don't get why Fall ... read more
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  1. Dear Future Self (Hands Up) [feat. Wyclef Jean]
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Added on: September 10, 2019