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The Dangerous Summer Band

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by CoffeeEyes17, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. CoffeeEyes17 Mar 7, 2016
    (Last edited: Jan 5, 2018)

    Reclusive-aggressive Prestigious

    The Dangerous Summer is a rock band from Ellicott City, Maryland. They released 3 records and 2 EPs throughout their career, gaining commercial and critical success with their debut Reach For The Sun. They reunited in 2017 and have a self titled album due out in January 2018.

    Despite the drama and how awful some of the members were, their 3 albums still mean a lot to me especially RFTS
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  2. Meerkat

    human junk drawer Prestigious

    Reach For The Sun still really hits hard for me. The only thing I even remotely enjoyed after that is "No One's Gonna Need You More"
  3. cshadows2887

    Hailey, It Happens @haileyithappens Supporter

    Still love RftS and the EP. Other than that I'm only really passionate about "I Should Leave Right Now" and "Catholic Girls"
  4. Sophos


    reach for the sun and war paint = yes

    golden record - fuck no fuck no fuck no fuck no (besides "catholic girls" and "knives")
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  5. Sophos


    idk but based on his voice on GR that doesnt sound too appealing
  6. FTank

    Prestigious Prestigious

    Still love all their albums.
  7. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    he's from Baltimore and I haven't heard his name in a long time so I doubt it

    I'm seeing Dreamcatcher (Bryan Czap's new band) this week with Owel though.

    Haven't thought about this band in so long. Really turned off from them at this point due to the band shenanagans
  8. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-aggressive Prestigious

    GR still works for me. I like a lot of the songs on it.

    WP and RFTS are on a whole nother level tho
  9. Timmiluvs

    I play video games fast Prestigious

    RFTS is the only album by them I still revisit regularly. War Paint a little bit, Golden Record not at all
  10. Sophos


    overall they're just going to be remembered by a very small few people as an average to sometimes above average band that meant a lot once but now its like eh you know they existed and thats about it. idk. they havent held up as strongly as i would've thought they would 4-5 years ago. but ive changed, my tastes have changed, and also their last album if i didnt mention was very bad imo!
  11. AndrewSoup

    It's A Secret To Everyone Prestigious

    still have such great affection for their first two records. Golden Record didn't really connect with me, musically or lyrically. still hope AJ eventually pursues music in some way again
  12. been a while since I've whipped out War Paint, will have to do that soon. wish they'd gone out on a better note
  13. cryates

    Trusted Prestigious

    Man, Reach For the Sun was all I listened to for like 3 months after it came out. I thought it was the soundtrack to my life at one point.
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  14. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-aggressive Prestigious

    RFTS is still an incredible album. Blakes review got me so hyped back when I was a lurker and god damn it delivered in every way. RFTS and METN meant so much to me that year and still do
  15. Craig Manning

    @FurtherFromSky Moderator

    Reach for the Sun and War Paint are all-time favorites for me.

    Golden Record is not an all-time favorite for me.
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  16. FTank

    Prestigious Prestigious

    RFTS is probably the only one I'd call an all-time favorite, but the other two are excellent as well. In fact, it's been too long since I gave War Paint a spin.
  17. Malatesta

    i may get better but we won't ever get well Prestigious

    War Paint is timeless but i was surprised by how RTFS was just as touching as i remember it being a few years ago. i didn't expect it to grow with me as well as it did.
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  18. beachdude

    I'm not brave Prestigious

    RFTS is a great album, showed it to a friend the other day who never heard of the band and he was hooked.
  19. TheVandyMan

    Please stop deleting my custom title Prestigious

    I feel like tomorrow is going to be a day to revisit the band's discography at work. I haven't listened to The Dangerous Summer in ages, but I used to love the first two albums.
  20. Mr. Serotonin

    I'm still staring down the sun Prestigious

    Yep, I always forget how great it is until I put it on again. Absolutely love it, especially "surfaced".
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  21. Sophos


    i listened to war paint the other day for the first time in a while. i think 99% of my enjoyment of it is just memories and specific time and place it takes me to type stuff with the album. outside of that it's not very unique music
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  22. brandon_260

    Trusted Prestigious

    Damn remember this band. IYCOKMA, RFTS and War Paint both meant a lot to me at different times. Used to still listen to RFTS tracks last year when I was nostalgic drunk with my friend. Where I Want To Be will probably always be one of my favorite songs.
  23. brandon_260

    Trusted Prestigious

    Damn I am listening to RFTS now and I wish I had rediscovered this last year because it would have packed a whole new punch.
  24. Mr. Serotonin

    I'm still staring down the sun Prestigious

    You've never heard it? You're in for a treat!
  25. brandon_260

    Trusted Prestigious

    Rediscovered. I was obsessed with it for a long time in high school.
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