Turnstile - Glow On

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accidentally copied some unrelated posts, oops.

but yeah, i think the record is great and also think the incubus and third eye blind comparisons are not that far off the mark. ok, maybe not the third eye blind one.

grove street (party) direction (voodoo chili), Sunday, 12 September 2021 16:21 (eleven months ago) link

The more immediate tracks imo are "Fly Again" or "Don't Play" or "Holiday." I would start with those 3 and not with "Mystery" which I did not enjoy at first but 4-5 weeks later I grew to absolutely love.

311 is a closer reference than 3EB.

billstevejim, Sunday, 12 September 2021 17:09 (eleven months ago) link

I also really loved "TLC" right away and it's probably more closely aligned with their earlier stuff.

billstevejim, Sunday, 12 September 2021 17:12 (eleven months ago) link

This was my gateway track
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRDFhI3DNh8

billstevejim, Sunday, 12 September 2021 17:16 (eleven months ago) link

Having given it a listen, I don't like it much. It does remind me of some of the later 90s bands mentioned here I never liked.

Pfunkboy AKA (Oor Neechy), Sunday, 12 September 2021 17:18 (eleven months ago) link

So after reading this thread i might need to call it a "guilty pleasure" so i wouldn't feel ashamed lol . Seriously though, in the end, it's just an enjoyable, melodic pop punk record with some twists

nostormo, Sunday, 12 September 2021 18:22 (eleven months ago) link

Nothing to be ashamed of at all!

Pfunkboy AKA (Oor Neechy), Sunday, 12 September 2021 18:25 (eleven months ago) link

and it will still be eligible for metal poll in January

Pfunkboy AKA (Oor Neechy), Sunday, 12 September 2021 18:26 (eleven months ago) link

Probably my favorite album of the year so far. Zero guilt.

billstevejim, Friday, 17 September 2021 02:37 (eleven months ago) link

two months pass...

whoa this rules

ciderpress, Thursday, 18 November 2021 15:52 (nine months ago) link

It sure does. Sticks like glue, etc.

So who you gonna call? The martini police (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Thursday, 18 November 2021 16:20 (nine months ago) link

yeah. good album. met the hype.

alpine static, Sunday, 21 November 2021 05:15 (eight months ago) link

seven months pass...

"Underwater Boi" sounds like a (bad) Weezer side project.

papal hotwife (milo z), Wednesday, 22 June 2022 00:36 (one month ago) link


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