Talking Dreams

Echosmith - Talking Dreams
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October 1, 2013 / Release Date
LP / Format
Pop Rock / Genres
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Echosmith wear their post-punk and new wave influences on their sleeve on Talking Dreams - the results are surprisingly decent, even if the lyrical content is rather generic. The big single from this album “Cool Kids” was a song that really spoke to me as an awkward teenager, but being in my twenties now, I don’t have much use for it anymore.

Highlights: Come Together, March Into The Sun, Bright, Talking Dreams, Safest Place
Unfortunately, I didn't like any of the other songs as much as I like Cool Kids. The songs aren't bad, but they don’t convey that much personality. Most of them sounds kinda filler, you know!? A little forgettable. Few highlights and fails to make a strong impression as a whole.

FAVE SONGS: Cool Kids, Ran Off in the Night.
Favourites: Cool Kids, March into the Sun, Bright, Tell Her You Love Her
Least Favourites: None
I don't get this yet, I really want to like the overall vibe. They are talented, especially as singers/performers. It's just got a couple songs & the rest of the writing is overly sweet & dramatic it leaves me begging for more musical depth.

This band directly influenced a lot of indie bands that I played in. Maybe I shrug because I hear 128-kbps-sounding bands itching to sound like this. But even this still lacks the pixie dust of a more mature band that could have made amazing & ... read more
Quando escuto esse álbum sinto uma leve brisa de nostalgia. Gosto muito desse álbum.
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