Car Seat Headrest - Hollywood
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Based on 77 ratings
2020 Ratings: #139
Liked by 4 people
April 16, 2020 / Release Date
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honestly what the fuck is even going on anymore. who said it was a good idea to let andrew have this much creative control over the project? jesus christ i've listened to this song 5 times in a row just trying to wrap my head around it. the screaming doesn't work because most of the time the instrumental is way too stripped back and it just sounds so awkward. the hook is definitely kinda catchy but there's just too much "what the fuck is going on" to even be enjoyable. this doesn't ... read more
Calling it now: the most divisive Car Seat Headrest song yet

This is a clusterfuck. I’ll tell you when I hear the full record whether I think it’s the good or bad kind.
So on my first listen, I was very torn.
On my second I liked it more.

I have now listened to this like 20 times now I really like this fucking stupid song I hate it.
God I really liked that, nobody can change my mind.
Honestly I didn't know if it was a car seat song before Will sang haha. I wouldn't call this single "trash" but it's pretty unremarkable. The screams are ... well screams. They don't add nothing in the way too striped sound (which is my main issue here). Will has a relatively slow singing and decrease the speed of powerful riffs is a bad idea. Or Will needed to have more punch in his singing (something that he really needs to bring more often. Example : KEXP session of sober to ... read more
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Added on: April 14, 2020