Twenty One Pilots - Vessel
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Based on 905 ratings
2013 Ratings: #232
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In a world where products like Carly Rae Jepsen and Justin Bieber can have sincere think pieces written about them, this writer is grateful for twenty | one | pilots’ coruscating, Frankenstein-model pop music.

Vessel is a lively, energetic, pulsing collection of candy-coated big-budget pop with just enough personality to make it more engaging than a large percentage of other groups out there at the moment doing something similar.

I did a reaction of this album on my channel @BradTasteInMusic on YouTube

Tbh I mean this was the only TØP album I could understand the appeal of. It is the only album that was fun while simultaneously emo.

Edit: -8 points cause car radio
Oh my god..... 1000 followers, wow.....

It took 174 days to reach it, but every step of the way was so great, I’ve met so many great people on this site, I’ve found some of my favorite albums through this site, and I’ve had some great experiences....

I joined just to give brad another follower, and I decided “why not rate the black parade and neotheater”, then I noticed that chode and enigmaticsnob were liking my reviews, I continued making reviews, then one day ... read more
I was working a 9 hour shift yesterday and it felt like it would never end. I hate my job SO MUCH, and yesterday I was ready to just walk out and leave. In one last turn of fate, I put in an earbud and turned this record on. I’m immediately taken out of that setting and put into a better mood. Not many albums have that certain power. Welcome, Vessel!!

I used to think that their self-titled release was better than this, but now they’re on the same wavelength and around the same ... read more
pretty overhated by the hipster crowds. I just take this as alternative pop that combines genres but isn't meant to be so special or experimental. While there are definitely low points, some bops make it up for them.
OHMYGOD ITS SO FORMULAIC I LITERALLY CAN'T LISTEN TO THIS NONSTOP OR I WILL THROW UP. the beats are extremely similar, the "rapping" is a bad mix with the weird wannabe alternative beats. I used to think this was a good band, but they have nothing special about them. WOW YOU'RE RAPPING ABOUT DEPRESSION OVER AN ELECTRONIC BEAT??? EDGY!!! NONONONO!! a few of these songs i enjoyed, but they were all so similar and generic. the christian undertones were also a bit too much to take. ... read more
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Added on: May 13, 2013