Forget and Not Slow Down

Relient K - Forget and Not Slow Down
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October 6, 2009 / Release Date
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Thiessen's penchant for machine-gun-fired torrents of both secular and non-secular self-discovery on top of impossibly catchy melodies makes for a remarkably upbeat listen, and the band's efficient, late-'90s alternative rock delivery feels far less stale than bands with a similar feel.
A work that can be said to be a career high, in which their sense, career, and individuality worked in the best condition.
Forget and Not Slow Down is a melancholic tale of separation, heartbreak, and the struggles of moving on. Yes, all of those starstruck love songs on Five Score.... ended with loss. At this point, it wasn't clear if Theissen had come out a stronger person, all we knew is that this girl meant everything and then she was gone.

What this record does so well is it reveals how it is to live in those emotions, most often through denying them ("I don't need a soul, I don't need a soul to ... read more
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