Viva Las Vengeance

Panic! at the Disco - Viva Las Vengeance
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2022 Ratings: #700 / 805
User Score
2022 Ratings: #1018
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Viva Las Vengeance is Urie's amorous declaration to everything sumptuously mythic, exultant, tragic, and yes, even silly about loving and aspiring to be a part of the rock'n'roll world. That Urie is completely self-aware about his place in that world makes Viva Las Vengeance all the more delicious.

Evening Standard
It’s hard to resist the energy summoned by Brendon Urie on this Seventies-inspired record.
Shiny arena pop is out and classic rock is in for the quintessential band of the Myspace era. The result is weird, nostalgic and hugely refreshing.

It absolutely borrows plenty from all of Brendon’s influences – but that’s not a bad thing. Viva Las Vengeance is both consistently catchy and classic-sounding, and another fine addition to Panic!’s remarkably varied discography.

The Telegraph
The music might not entirely be Panic! at the Disco’s own – but like fellow Vegas bigwig Elvis, that’s clearly no barrier.
The Young Folks
The well-explored themes of fame, criticism, and burnout are simultaneously evergreen while also being perfect for this specific moment in our timeline, where burnout feels inevitable and omnipresent.
This is an album that hints at complexity, but it is inevitably overshadowed by Urie’s one-man-show.
Spectrum Culture

Even if it isn’t Brendon Urie’s most iconic work, there’s no doubt that Viva Las Vengeance is a remarkable step up from Pray for the Wicked.


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wow this was amazing. i haven’t listened to much panic at the disco and my expectations weren’t that high but this album ended up blowing me away. brendon’s voice is incredible, especially when he’s sitting in his upper register. the melodies on this project are tight and catchy, the lyrics are some of the best i’ve heard from urie, and the production is solid front to back. this album is a fantastic body of work, possibly an aoty contender. i’m thoroughly ... read more


This album sucks shit so I'm going to challenge myself to write a list of ONLY compliments:

-The record is cohesive
-I appreciate that this album sounds more like basic indie pop rather than basic mainstream pop like PFTW. That may sound like an insult, but at least it's different!
-Brendon Urie sure does sing and is certainly on key
-It is impressive to be able to make 12 songs that manage to sound identical; I probably could not do that
-I like hearing my boyfriend giggle at the ... read more


Overrated, but still not so good. Overall the experience as an album is slightly better than pray for the wicked. I do believe this album has meaning and definitely relates to brendon urie ending panic at the disco, I'm sure there are things he admits were mistakes but also believes he gets hate no matter what. I loved the title track when it came out, and I felt this project was heading to a good place, but It disappointed a little. Middle of a breakup is not for me overall (although bit of a ... read more


Disgusting stinky poo-poo.


Before this album came out, I was told THIS was going to be the one. That THIS album would be the return to Panic's former glory. Of course, I said that's Dogwater. Sadly, I was right.
I listened to this album with another person, and it was so bland, boring, and uninspired that there were times when I genuinely couldn't tell that the song had finished and transitioned into another one. I wanted it to be over less than halfway through, But It wasn't even bad enough to make jokes about or be ... read more

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Added on: June 1, 2022