Underscores - fishmonger
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Based on 99 ratings
2021 Ratings: #20
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underscores truly want to bring us to the new wave of the future with their latest endeavor 'fishmonger', a record that sees them blend the sounds of Hyperpop, Indie Pop, Emo Pop and Alt R&B so seamlessly and in such a creative way. While I think that this record starts off a little rocky and contains some ideas that don't really stick with me, it has some eclectic and varied influences that work well on the absolute best tracks, the production is really great with its often bombastic and ... read more
my two favorite bands are mcr and 100 gecs, of course i fucking loved this. this is pretty much just a pop punk album with hyperpop vocals and i’m absolutely here for it. i just had so much fucking fun listening to this. almost every song was an absolute banger. go check this out if you like hyperpop. it won’t disappoint
faves: kinko’s field trip, spoiled little brat, dry land, fish song, del mad county fair
least faves: 70 percent, your favorite sidekick
It's so good to see 100 gecs is making little babies everywhere. 'fishmonger' is clever af, hyperpop is on a super rise lately as we know it, indeed nobody can't deny is the future of pop music, the 2020's decade barely started and you can tell the style of production ag, dylan, sophie and others started is getting places, for example I saw on tik tok that this random hyperpop artist is going viral (don't remember his name). I won't be surprised if major a-list artists drop hyperpop infused ... read more
I liked it on first listen, but jeez. I'm addicted.

Who new pop punk and indie rock sounded so good with hyper pop vocals
Fuck it! On first listen, this album is really great. Combines so many different styles pretty seamlessly. It's never boring and doesn't stay still waving through from absolutely bombastic hyper-pop to acoustic chillwave to emo-rock which are all guilty pleasures of mine. Huge first impression.
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Track List

  1. 70%
  2. Second hand embarrassment
  3. Bozo bozo bozo
  4. Kinko's field trip 2006
  5. Where did you fall
  6. Spoiled little brat
  7. Your favorite sidekick (feat. 8485)
  8. Dry land 2001 (feat. Knapsack)
  9. The fish song
  10. Del mar county fair 2008 (with Maxwell Young)
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Added on: March 19, 2021