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Martin Johnson Starts New Project

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. Melody Bot

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  2. Ryan

    Might be Spider-Man...

    Never did get that last BLG record, I loved their first one.
  3. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    I'm intrigued. This guy has such a great ear for melody.
  4. Michael Schmidt

    Don't recreate the scene, or reinvent the meanings Supporter

    Assuming this will be the indie dance pop with an '80s influence era for Martin.
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  5. aniafc


    Was really hoping for another BLG record after their tour last year, but I'm not surprised we aren't getting one
  6. Slangster

    Won "Best Hog" at the Hog Shit Snarfing Contest Supporter

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  7. FTank

    Prestigious Prestigious

    Man, BLG really dropped off the face of the earth.
  8. Luroda

    Consistently Lurking

  9. isarealboy


    Thanks Sting!
  10. somethingliketj

    And that's why you always leave a note.

    The BLG debut is still one of the catchiest pop-rock records ever.
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  11. sammyboy516

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  12. Michael Schmidt

    Don't recreate the scene, or reinvent the meanings Supporter

    Martin can write catchy melodies for himself and others, but I feel like his own projects are constantly chasing the popular genre at the moment. It just never feels or comes across sincere for some reason.
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  13. Michael Schmidt

    Don't recreate the scene, or reinvent the meanings Supporter

    That's him singing.
  14. Mr. Serotonin

    I'm still staring down the sun Prestigious

    Actually kind of sounds like The Outfield, haha. Very catchy.
  15. JamesMichael

    Software Engineer Prestigious

    Pretty spot on description after listening to the song haha.
  16. Michael Schmidt

    Don't recreate the scene, or reinvent the meanings Supporter

    I about lost it when the Sting/Police inspired sound started playing. It's just so predictable. The guy can write catchy music, but he just comes off as chasing what's popular and not sincere. That said, he is connected enough in the industry that he will do well. I'm surprised he didn't find a home writing country and pop songs for people. He's worked with some pretty big names.
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  17. sawhney[rusted]2

    I'll write you into all of my songs Supporter

    Not that great of a song tbh. The harmonies are what makes it sound the Outfield.

    Every song on Play Deep is better than this
  18. honkytonk

    Narcissism on narcotics

    So Boys Like Girls is no more?
  19. I honestly believe it is THE catchiest pop rock record ever.

    Also, this song is catchy but it still doesn't tug at my heartstrings the way the first BLG record still does.
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  20. Jared Luttrell


    Really loved their debut and the second one had a few decent songs but the debut album is the only BLG I find myself coming back to. Hope he finds success with this new project.
  21. Kinda like the new song. I'll go to my death defending Love Drunk too, that album is about as perfect pop-rock as an album can be.
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  22. FTank

    Prestigious Prestigious

    I agree, I don't think BLG got enough credit for those first two albums.
  23. aniafc


    I remember people ripping them for having that song that sounded like bon jovi or something
  24. More bands should rip off Bon Jovi
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  25. aniafc


    hey, no real argument there.

    side note: one of my friends band won his contest to open for him in Columbus. that whole idea was so cool of him
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