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Commit This to Memory

Motion City Soundtrack - Commit This to Memory
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 160 ratings
2005 Ratings: #60
Liked by 31 people
June 7, 2005 / Release Date
LP / Format
Epitaph / Label
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Tell me that you're alright!

Yeah everything is alright!


This album is exactly what makes pop-punk one of the greatest styles of music ever and why it has survived for decades. It's versatile and forever relatable and approachable. This classic is slick, endlessly and beautifully catchy, and wonderfully witty. Whether it's striking a young heart or serving a nostalgic trip into a fonder past, pop-punk will always have a place in the heart of its fans.


Another epic pop punk. 😎



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Resolution - 96
Feel Like Rain - 83
Make Out Kids - 84
Time Turned Fragile - 98
L.G. FUAD - 100
Better Open the Door - 97
Together We'll Ring in the New Year - 93
Hangman - 85
Hold Me Down - 87
Invisible Monsters - 86


Motion City Soundtrack quickly hit their sweet spot with their music after just 2 years since their debut album. It's accessible and enjoyable with every listen, which makes it easily recommendable to die hard pop-punk fans or for those who are on the search for new music.


It's rare that I find a pop-punk album with lyrics that are more meaningful than just surface level. I never grew-up with pop-punk music, though I always did vibe with the sound. So i have no direct nostalgia (or at least nostalgia on the level alot of other people may have.) tied to any band from the era, yet the sound of this project is baked in warm nostalgia. I feel as tho there is alot of punk music with darker themes and tones, so it is a nice change of pace to have an anthemic song like ... read more

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Added on: June 14, 2015