Lonely Generation

Echosmith - Lonely Generation
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 125 ratings
2020 Ratings: #825
Liked by 1 person
January 10, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Echosmith / Label
Pop Rock, Indie Pop / Genres
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These are hooky, lyrical songs painted with just enough day-glo new wave eyeshadow to help them stand out from the pop crowd.
Spectrum Culture

Lonely Generation is usually more solid than surprising. But one moment comes out of nowhere.

The Young Folks
Sounding like a summer dream, Echosmith’s new album dives headfirst into love and the unattainable ideals we put ourselves through.
anyways i will stick with the
I wish that I could be like the cool kids
Cause all the cool kids, they seem to fit in
I wish that I could be like the cool kids
Like the cool kids
Echosmith continues to come across with a little bit of forgettability and a little bit of cringe with the occasional catchy hook or fun song. The way this record explains being young in the modern and digital age comes across really strange to me too because it's incredibly "fellow kids" feeling for being written by fairly young people.
This album has a smooth pleasant glowing synth production, a slight evolved form of their sounding from the debut, still keeping the same essence. I liked, it's good. But I keep wanting more personality exuding from the songs and more highlights. Still a little forgettable.

FAVE TRACKS: Diamonds, Stuck, Scared to be Alone, Love You Better, Shut Up and Kiss Me.

LEAST FAVES: Cracked, Last Forever.
I find this album a little repetitive as it goes. The first song already shows the listener what is about, and the next two ones keep it with the same message, which makes it a very shallow concept. The record starts to become good by "Shut Up and Kiss Me", which is followed by the outstanding songs: "Last Forever", "Everyone Cries", and Scared To Be Alone"; these make a perfect sequence on the album. The last two tracks are good as well.

The lyrics are ... read more
After 7 years waiting for this... I'm not gonna lie and believe me, it hurts me more than it does to you, but I'm dissapointed.

They only had one album, "Talking Dreams", and back on those days I was already a super big fan of this band, I loved them so much... years passed by till we get to 2020 and I was still enjoying their music but of course, the hype was long gone, but then this was released and it kind of came back, I said it, I really like this band... but man, this was so ... read more
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Track List

  1. Lonely Generation
  2. Diamonds
  3. Cracked
  4. Shut Up and Kiss Me
  5. Stuck
  6. Last Forever
  7. Everyone Cries
  8. Scared to Be Alone
  9. Lost Somebody
  10. Love You Better
  11. Follow You
  12. I Don't Wanna Lose My Love
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Added on: November 21, 2019