Brand New - Daisy
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Based on 12 reviews
2009 Ratings: #235 / 856
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Based on 181 ratings
2009 Ratings: #38
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September 22, 2009 / Release Date
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If there’s one thing I want from an album, it’s a pleasant surprise, and this album definitely delivered on that front.

The first track on here, Vices, starts off with a sample from some old song, and while I wasn’t expecting that, it wasn’t that much of a surprise. But then... the sample suddenly ends, and I’m greeted with Jesse Lacey screaming at the top of his lungs “WE NEED VICES”. Sure, Brand New have tried screaming vocals in the past, but not to ... read more
Well, this is different. The only other exposure I've had to Brand New so far is The Devil And God, and I can definitely say that this is much different than that.

Brand New's follow-up to their amazing record The Devil And God shows a welcomed change in sound. I feel this isn't anywhere near the quality of The Devil And God, but it's still a good outing. With such great songs as Bed and Noro, it's hard not to like this album. There were so many high moments on here that it actually surprises ... read more
Completely different than the rest of their catalog and it's very good thing because the changes are very pleasant when you make them great and here it certainly was. Brand New is slowly starting to be my favorite band ever lol
Criminally underrated, this unique album from Brand New is easily one of the best.
The album is home to some of the band's most aggressive songs such as "Vices" and "Gasoline", but it balances it out quite nicely with loads of slower, and just as great, songs. Jesse's screams sound as great as his soft singing, and he finds a great balance in the album. The guitars suit their song, with some great riffs, and the bass is as heavy as Brand New ever went.
The lyrics are also ... read more
Unique within the catalog but I'd rather listen to almost anything else
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