Everything Seems Like Yesterday

The Frights - Everything Seems Like Yesterday
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January 24, 2020 / Release Date
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The story of The Frights makes no sense. The San Diego trio broke the music industry: something that few people do. After forming as a time-killer during the summer after their senior year, The Frights disbanded as soon as they began (as intended). However, when all three members returned home from college for Winter break they decided to play a one-off show. The last thing that singer and lead guitarist Mikey Carnevale expected was to be approached by an audience member and offered a record ... read more
This album is unnervingly boring. The songs blend together seamlessly in the sense that they are all essentially the same. The Frights’ last two albums can only be described as an intense regression from the surf rock/punk outfit they once were to a mindless, brain numbing shell of an indie pop band.
This album is decemt overall, there were a few tracks that I was really vibin to but they were always cut off abruptly which annoyed the hell out of me. The rest of the album was just meh to me, nothing super good or impressive. Would probably rate it higher if it weren’t for those tracks that randomly cut off, really made the album feel unfinished
I'm not really familiar with The Frights, but for some reason I really like this album. The over all sound and instrumentals of it find a way to never really bore me. Lyrically, it's sometimes a bit of a drag, but at least it has substance without being too 'in your face'.
In the end, the record kinda feels like simplicity with a few sparks of originality on top of it. For example the guitar and harmonica have interesting sound-effects like white noise or percussions layered on top of it.

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Well I had no idea The Frights was dropping an album. Over the past two years or so, The Frights have been turning away from their surf and punk rock roots and going more conventional indie rock. This album, that features mainly jut acoustic guitars and harmonicas, is their softest project yet. I respect them for trying something new but this is not their best work. Although 24 is a great song and For Someone Else's Sake has great harmonies, ... read more
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Added on: January 24, 2020