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Dashboard Confessional – “May” Video

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, May 19, 2016.

  1. Melody Bot

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  2. quietwords

    RIP EmoPunkKid28: 2002-2016 Prestigious

    I feel like he's done some irreparable damage to his voice over the years, and it just doesn't really work for me anymore. And yet, here I am with two tickets to the Boston taste of chaos date... Nostalgia is a funny thing.
  3. Zip It Chris

    Be kind; everyone is on their own journey.

    Not a great first impression for me...weak vocal, and feel like I've already heard this from him before.
  4. - Sounds like it was recorded live.
    - Sounds like solo Twin Forks.
    - Sounds like something I'm not excited for.

    So long sweet summer...
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  5. Zip It Chris

    Be kind; everyone is on their own journey.

    So long sweet summer...[/QUOTE]

    Thanks for getting this song stuck in the ol' noggin...well played.
  6. ncarrab May 19, 2016
    (Last edited: May 19, 2016)

    Prestigious Supporter

    I'm not a big dashboard guy (although I've seen them three times) so my opinion is probably worthless, but this sounded awful. Sounded like a drunken amateur singing at a karaoke bar.
  7. SEANoftheDEAD


    Well I'm getting married in August and this song would be great.

    But I can't get over his voice basically cracking the entire time.
  8. danielinskeep

    Photo Guy

    Didn't sound too great. Feel like it should've been written in a lower key better suited for his voice these days. And kind of hated the sepia-looking video with blown out highlights.
  9. DearCory


    well... guess I'm the minority... I loved it. Reminded my of Shade of the Poison Trees (which I love)
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  10. britheflyguy12


    Sounds like twin forks....which i don't mind
  11. slimfenix182


    Sad to say I pretty much hated that. Bummer.
  12. DallasSF


    More like 'Meh', amirite, guys?

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  13. Ryan

    Might be Spider-Man...

    Love everything Chris has done but this song is just kinda eh.
  14. josh.


    I like it. Stoked to see them in Philly next month.
  15. bnash

    Vintage Supporter

    This sounds like a DC demo.
  16. TBok


    It's Carrabba, no matter what it seems this is, the record is gonna be great.
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  17. redwing91007

    Next Show - Foals April 22nd

    Never saw DC but saw Twin Forks twice and I'm not entirely sure why he would want to release this under the DC name aside from the brand power. If you played this for me and told me it was TF I'd believe it. More in the TF vein than the DC vein is why I'm trying to get at.
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  18. Every other music news site today lead with some variation of "new Dashboard sounds like old Dashboard!!" for their posts. Our comment section nails it with how it's actually more TF than it is old Dashboard.

    That's why I love you guys.
  19. schackbr


    i generally don't like to judge like this. but i feel like it probably would have been a lot more beneficial to NOT post a live rendition of this. his voice is noticeably strained and overall its just not very good.

    going to TOC on 6/17. hopefully it sounds better there.

    also did chris finally age? i feel like he's looked the same since 2001 and he looks different here.
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  20. mmhmm

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  21. simplejack

    I wish I could say something but silence is fine.

    his voice really seemed worn out and he looks tired.
  22. GetUpAndrew

    Constant horror and bone-deep dissatisfaction.

    Not one of his best songs.
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  23. Never been a huge Chris Carrabba fan but I enjoyed it enough.
  24. AshlandATeam


    DC has always been hit or miss for me - I love some of what they/he does, and other stuff is just not for me. This appears to be in the 'not for me' camp.
  25. Bayside 182

    Wolverine Supporter

    Would have like to heard a mastered version of this before a somewhat "live" version. I'm sure if this is going on the new album, the vocals will be improved.