Lonely Generation

Echosmith - Lonely Generation
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 113 ratings
2020 Ratings: #1039
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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
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
The lyrics are well-constructed and the all sonority permeates into a teenage 80's vibes in an extremely faithfull way. Also it's not monotonous: There are upbeat songs as well as piano ballads and guitar elements in others while all of them are scattered throughout the body of work. "Lonely Generation" is not innovative and a little bit forgettable, but it still good!
It has been a long time since "Cool Kids" pop up, I never digged myself too much in the tracks, so that is why this bands was out my radar till some days ago I decided to give this a look, and I have some things to say about this. The sophomere record from Echosmith is just give me the same vibe from that song, but in this case is about an overall album, it gets you but not at all compliments to really crave on the fully atmosphere of the cut, I admit this is kind of bland, but if it ... 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