Just Got Back From the Discomfort—We're Alright

The Brave Little Abacus - Just Got Back From the Discomfort—We're Alright
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2010 Ratings: #14
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Pile up the loveletters & copyright access to samples of choice for Adam Demirijian & the boys. Prompt them some more and hopefully the interested of an unconventional masterpiece that would've otherwise been left under the rug as some MySpace relic. The Brave Little Abacus's final long-play release is emo's very own 'ugly duckling' for all the fitting reasons that validates the damn phrase.

There's just something about these records that function with this youth-in-a-box agenda ... read more
My infinite descent into emo continues. I realize that this series is going quite slowly, so it's about time that I start cleaning up some of my past reviews. After all, I want to listen to more emo, so I won't let my procrastination stop me!

This time we've got some emo revivalism on our hands. And wow, someone in the comments suggested that the lead vocalist sounds like Spongebob, and I simply cannot unhear it now. If you enjoyed Spongebob's vocal performance on the Campfire Song, you will ... read more
best emo album of all time
I think that this is seriously one of the greatest albums ever made. Seriously.

Each listen to The Brave Little Abacus's "Just Got Back From the Discomfort" has been just as immensely rewarding as the last, often for various different reasons that I happen to pick up on with each subsequent visit. The fact that something so loud and cacophonous can also sound so intricate and densely populated with melodic emotional intricacies is a testament to the brilliance strewn all across this ... read more
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Track List

  1. Pile! No Pile! Pile!
  2. Please Don't Cry, They Stopped Hours Ago
  3. Boy's Theme
  4. A Highway Got Paved Over My Future, I Drive It Getting To School
  5. The Blah Blah Blahs
  6. Can't Run Away
  7. Untitled (Cont.)
  8. Aubade (Morning Love Song)
  9. It's Not What You Think It Is
  10. Allston, Massachusetts December 2009 to January 2010
  11. Bug-Infested Floorboards Can We Please Just Leave This Place Now
  12. Orange, Blue With Stripes
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Added on: August 11, 2017