Taking Back Sunday Band

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by JordanKTM, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. JordanKTM

    @jordanmohler @killthemusictv killthemusic.net Prestigious

    10 years ago today, they released their best album, Louder Now. This would be their first on their new label at the time, Warner Bros Records. I first heard of the band when "What's It Feel Like to Be a Ghost?" was used on the Transformers soundtrack in 2007. Fans of the band will also remember them making a guest appearance on Degrassi on a two part episode that shares the same name as the lead track.
     
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  2. Turkeylegz

    Next Concert: Lorde 3/31

    I came in during New Again. I don't know if because it was my first album from them or just because I genuinely like it but I never got the hate.

    Looking forward to a new album. I have a feeling they'll only get better from the already great last album.
     
  3. Letterbomb31

    fascism is capitalism in decay Prestigious

    I agree that Louder Now is their best album. Those first 3 songs make for one of my favourite openings to an album ever.
     
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  4. Kingjohn_654

    KJ Fishlove Prestigious

    I think Louder Now has some of their best songs, but I skip about half of the tracks on it.
     
  5. Sal Paradise

    Regular

    Louder Now came out about a month before I graduated High School, and it was possibly my most anticipated album of all time. I remember coming home from school the majority of senior year, and checking their website in hopes of ANY new info. This was before social media really blew up (w/ the exception of myspace), and this was the only way I knew how to stay up to date with my favorite bands. Its crazy how much news and marketing has changed in the last 10 years.
     
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  6. Daniel182

    Cheers to the fact that we're not dead

    As expected...

    1. Where You Want to Be
    2. New Again
    3. Tell All Your Friends
    4. Louder Now
    5. Taking Back Sunday
    6. Happiness Is
     
  7. dead_fm

    Regular

    Lookin like there might be a repress.........maybe a 10 year anniversary treatment one?
     
  8. dangerstepp

    Newbie

    I came in during the Louder Now era, too. It's easily my favorite album of theirs and I never got why its given the redheaded stepchild treatment.

    The album is a master-craft in songwriting and production; it's a shame they weren't given more credit for the growing they did.

    Also, I think 'Divine Intervention' is beautiful and haunting--come at me!!
     
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  9. aspeedomodel

    Cautiously pessimistic Prestigious

    Yeah, I think I skip most of Louder Now. Great first half, forgettable last half.

    For me:

    1. Where You Want To Be
    2. Tell All Your Friends
    3. Happiness Is...
    4. New Again
    5. Louder Now
    6. Taking Back Sunday
     
  10. Kyle Max

    Trusted Prestigious

    It bums me out I haven't liked much since John and Shaun came back because I love John and Shaun.
     
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  11. AndrewSoup

    It's A Secret To Everyone Prestigious

    i was just about to make this thread!
    2006 was a good year for my intro to music, this was one of those records that changed me. i wanted to be Adam Lazzara, i loved this band so much, haha
     
  12. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-Aggressive Supporter

    Great band, good album
     
  13. AndrewSoup

    It's A Secret To Everyone Prestigious

    in high school, around sophomore year i think, i had a TBS beanie/hat that i literally wore every day (except mondays when i had JROTC) over the course of abt 2 years that thing went from black to straight up brown from the sun.
    good times.
     
  14. teebs41

    Prestigious Supporter

    Good band. Last album was solid.

    Tell all your friends and where you want to be are genre defying albums imo
     
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  15. Collins

    Trusted

    I used to wear my black hoodie that I got on their TAYF 10 Year tour all the time. I still wear it now but it's pretty worn down.

    My rankings:

    1. Tell All Your Friends/Where You Want To Be (tie)
    3. Louder Now
    4. Self Titled
    5. New Again
    6. Happiness Is

    TAYF and WYYWTB are scene classics easily. Happiness Is has some good tracks but I didn't give it many listens. I still have faith this lineup can produce something better than Louder Now.
     
  16. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-Aggressive Supporter

    WYWTB
    TAYF
    HI
    LN
    NA
    TBS
     
  17. Brenden

    Trusted Prestigious

    Louder Now is what clicked for me and was my entry point into the band. Other than that never gave them a chance but I remember rocking You're So Last Summer from Atticus II comp.

    After that I got into the first two albums.

    TAYF
    WYWTB
    LN
    BArely listen to any of the rest.
     
  18. Zac Djamoos

    goodness, present and hallowed Prestigious

    I honestly like all their albums, except HI. Even that one has a couple good tracks, it's just not as strong overall. I used to hate TAYF, but it's my pretty clear favorite now
     
  19. mike1885

    Regular

    Flip TAYF and WYWTB, and that's my order also.
     
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  20. Brenden

    Trusted Prestigious

    I think they all have songs I like (I don't have the album before the original line up reformed so I can't say anything off that).
     
  21. JordanKTM

    @jordanmohler @killthemusictv killthemusic.net Prestigious

    Self titled was easily their worst album
     
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  22. Owlex

    free snewt Prestigious

    WYWTB
    LN
    TAYF
    NA
    HI
    S/T

    Duality of Fred and Adam was always a huge selling point of the band to me
     
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  23. Brenden

    Trusted Prestigious

    I think that's when the band was at its peak.
     
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  24. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-Aggressive Supporter

    Yeah Fred was a good fit. Their dueling vocals and songwriting style of slamming two songs together to make a unique song was really appealing.
     
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  25. Essie

    Regular

    WYWTB
    TAYF
    NA
    HI
    LN
    TBS
     
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