World War Joy

The Chainsmokers - World War Joy
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Based on 77 ratings
2019 Ratings: #867
December 6, 2019 / Release Date
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Electropop / Genres
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TomBejoy
40
The Chainsmokers.

This is an LP full of guilty pleasures. What pleases me is some songs have zero Drew Taggart lyrics which makes me happy. Some songs are really nice here. While there's always the fair share of generic pop-EDM that's their trademark today, the foray into this poppy sound makes The Chainsmokers less horrible but even more generic. There are some solid instrumentals here too. As I said, it's generic but nothings horrifyingly bad like their old work. It seems to be from a place ... read more
Maqtheus
5
Construído sob duas bases igualmente arruinadas, os vocais e a produção electropop partem muitas vezes de cordas alinhadas para uma única direção, e assim se faz o disco do início ao fim, se diferenciando apenas pela troca de artistas convidados.
E apesar da comodidade, The Chainsmokers até que tentam experimentar colocando distorções nos vocais ou alguns breakings no meio das faixas, mas essa tentativa acaba contribuindo ... read more
A1t3rTheFreak
55
yay i'm done!

you know what...i'm gonna say it

i think The Chainsmokers are extremely overhated.

when you really get down to it, they're are duo that makes Radio-Friendly Electronic Dance Music.

sure many of the songs they make come off as boring, safe or predictable but i'd struggle to call any of it "bad".
especially if for the most part the songs are well prouduced if a little overly-polished and the hooks are catchy if occasionally nursery rhyme levels annoying.

the music we ... read more
Plats
31
I will give them credit, they're improving bit by bit. Still, that doesn't mean The Chainsmokers are learning they're lesson by forcing these generic EDM pop songs every year for profit. They basically make the same record every time and I don't know if I'm interested in paying attention to them any longer.

Fav Tracks: The Reaper, Takeaway

Least Fav Tracks: P.S. I Hope You're Happy, Family, See the Way, Kills You Slowly, Who Do You Love

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kripiton
80
— The Reaper / 𝟡
— Family / 𝟭𝟬
— See The Way / 𝟴
— P.S. I Hope You're Happy / 𝟴
— Push My Luck / 𝟴
— Takeaway / 𝟭𝟬
— Call You Mine / 𝟭𝟬
— Do You Mean / 𝟴
— Kills You Slowly / 𝟴
— Who Do You Love / 𝟭𝟬
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Track List

  1. The Reaper (feat. Amy Shark)
  2. Family (with Kygo)
  3. See The Way (feat. Sabrina Claudio)
  4. P.S. I Hope You're Happy (feat. blink-182)
  5. Push My Luck
  6. Takeaway (feat. Lennon Stella)
  7. Call You Mine (feat. Bebe Rexha)
  8. Do You Mean (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & bülow)
  9. Kills You Slowly
  10. Who Do You Love
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Added on: December 5, 2019