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Josef Salvat – Night Swim

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A Pop by Josef Salvat, A Refreshing Taste.
If you love Pop, You'll Love This
Josef Salvat's London Pop carries this EP with a refreshing taste in an over-saturated industry.
Musical skill4.4
Josef Salvat at the front man position
A Refreshing Pop sound from the busy streets of London
More of the same
Nothing revolutionary
Nothing New but it is clean-cut Pop.


As you can see from his single “Open Season” Josef Salvat knows he’s not fooling anyone or reinventing the wheel as he builds his career. But you have to admit although repetitive “Open Season” is a classic example of Salvat’s genius talent in creating simple, catchy and consumable Radio-Friendly tunes.

Since the announcement of the album “Night Swim” by Josef Salvat, fans waited with baited breath for its release. This highly anticipated album comes from London-based pop genius Josef Salvat, potentially one of today’s most talented pop artists. His songs can be defined as “anti-love,” and express a special kind of sensual angst through thoughtful lyrics and catchy electronic beats.

Today’s pop music has a habit of being easily digestible and easily accessible, with current chart-toppers releasing new music faster than ever. These artists have started a new wave of pop music, introducing concepts such as surprise albums or collaborations. While Joesef Salvat is from what many would consider to be a popular mainstream artist, his newly released album “Night Swim” is more than expected to launch him into the eye of the public.

While most pop albums today have little focus on the quality of music itself, looking more to what will sell and what will not, “Night Swim” gives the listener an entirely different feeling. The album does not feel rushed, nor does it give any appearance that it was done simply to appease a record label or make money – no, this sensual album was put together with clear thought, and fans of Salvat recognize that; “Night Swim” differs from any other pop album on the market today, with few others able to achieve what Salvat has with this album.

The first song on the album is known as ‘Open Season,’ and overall introduces the rest of the album very well. In fact, it achieves exactly what anyone would expect out of a chart-topping album, and really sets the stage for what’s the come. This rolls into the song ‘Paradise,’ which is sure to get all listeners up and moving to its unforgettable electronic beats and great lyrics, making it the ultimate dance tune. While this song is sure to have anyone on their feet, the lyrics themselves are truly worth a listen, as they discuss the reality behind wealth and fame. While ‘Paradise’ is a dance tune at its core, the very end of the song is quite unexpected, and is sure to have listeners thinking hard about the meaning of the song.

Salvat begins to switch up the tone of the album with the song ‘Every Night,’ which has undertones of gospel music, making it contrast with the overall tone of the album. While ‘Every Night’ may not be exactly what listeners were expecting, smash hit ‘Shoot and Run’ is everything a Josef Salvat fan could want and more. Listeners of “Night Swim” are already aware of the album’s tendency to switch gears very quickly, and ‘Shoot and Run’ is no different; released as a single prior to the announcement of “Night Swim,” ‘Shoot and Run’ is nothing less than psychedelic and mysterious, giving the listener an experience they are sure to remember. The lyrics themselves are thought provoking, using a girl trained as a killer as metaphor for the dog-eat-dog behavior of the music industry today.

While “Night Swim” is typically considered to be an indie pop release, many of its fans often wonder why it is not considered a concept album, as the music is so unique many cannot believe it is anything less than experimental. The music on “Night Swim” can almost be compared to that of the legendary “Sargeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” by the Beatles – listed as a pop album, but known as a legendary and experimental psychedelic journey by its listeners.

One of the biggest downfalls of modern pop music is the lack of depth found within their lyrics. It’s well-known that many chart toppers rely more on the sound of the music rather than the lyrics themselves, and Salvat works to fight this stereotype through the moving words to his songs featured on “Night Swim.” Salvat wrote the album with the intention of expressing himself and telling his story, and any listener of “Night Swim” will notice the extent to which he accomplishes this task. Each song tells its own story, whether it be about love, loss, or the music industry, and each come across as highly relatable to the listener. This lyrical prowess combined with some of the most infectious beats in pop music today make “Night Swim” so unique when compared to other recent pop releases.

Music fans who prefer easily digestible music that requires little thought to access may want to keep their distance from “Night Swim,” as it aims to be anything but easily accessible. While other pop artists are working to top the charts, Josef Salvat works to tell his story, and this passion clearly shows after several listens of his most recent release. Many listeners will not grasp “Night Swim’s” full meaning during the first listen, and some may not enjoy it in the slightest. With this in mind, many listeners have this experience, and it will likely take two or three spins to really stick and show what it has to offer. Listeners who are patient enough to truly appreciate “Night Swim” will be rewarded with a nearly spiritual experience, and will be nothing less than amazed by the talent of Josef Salvat as a singer as well as a songwriter. While he may not be a famous chart-topping pop artist as of now, this album is sure to launch him into the stratosphere with some time, and will almost undoubtedly lead to massive future success for Josef Salvat.




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Twitter: @JosefSalvat
Instagram: @JosefSalvat
Soundcloud: @JosefSalvat

The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It

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Possibly the longest Album Title I can recall, for an Anthem.
Fresh and Indie, just how I like it.
Held together by frontman Matt Healy’s bold-yet-earnest vocal performances, the result is as anthemic as it is intimate.
Musical skill8.7
The Goods
Fresh and Indie just how I like 'em
Got so many layers, you'll definitely have to repeat it like a Crystal Castles album.
The Bad
Its an Acquired Taste
For Unseasoned Indie speculators, will be something new like Vampire Weekend
Blending neon ‘80s art-funk confections with Electronica

Many experts in music agree that the year 2013 was an excellent year for indie pop, with a number of now famous bands finding their first success during that year. One such band is known as the 1975, who saw nothing less than massive success as a result of their debut album, “The 1975.” After the massive success of this piece, the band began recording a follow-up album during most of 2015, and as a result released their second full-length piece in early 2016, known as “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It,” a work that not only continues the legacy that was created by the band’s first album in 2013, but continues to show that the four-piece from the UK has what it takes to be chart-toppers with their brand of ambient electropop and creative lyrics.

Despite recording “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It” for nearly a year, fans were largely unaware that the 1975 were in the studio recording a new album. In fact, many fans believed that the band’s debut album would be their only, and that eventually the band would announce a breakup or hiatus. While the rumors began to spread about the future of the 1975 and their music, the band was hard at work creating a new masterpiece, and began to hint at its release in October. October saw the release of the band’s first single since 2013 with the song “Love Me,” a tune that truly caught the attention of new listeners and long-time fans alike.

Long-time fans of the 1975 have come to expect their unique brand of ambient indie-pop, and they will no doubt love its presence in “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It.” While the album is entirely different from its earlier counterpart by way of lyrics and themes, it continues the same legacy fans came to love as a result of the first album. “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It” continues with many of the same musical concepts as the band’s self-titled debut, but the meanings behind the songs are vastly different, ranging from the shallowness of today’s society, to drugs, to religion, and lastly, love.

It’s this brand of uniqueness that makes “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It” an excellent album, and what makes the 1975 such musical geniuses. With this latest release, the four-piece were able to capture the essence of their first album and what it did to please its listeners, make enough changes for the new album to appear fresh and never-before-heard, and released a new masterpiece which will attract old and new fans alike. The 1975’s brand of indie pop is far different than any other on the charts today, and the release of “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It” really cements the 1975’s reputation as some of today’s best musical innovators.

The 1975’s newest release was prefaced by the release of the track “Love Me,” a single which captured the attention of indie pop fans everywhere. The song discusses fame in today’s culture, and how little it truly means. Lead singer and songwriter Matthew Healy approaches the obsession many people have with celebrities and musicians, and tells them it’s misplaced, ultimately asking his fans not to follow him as they would someone like a Kardashian (who he mentions by name in the song). This song was risky to say the least, as most bands thrive off of the inordinate amounts of attention they receive from fans, and most would agree that any artist looking to top the charts should appeal to the attraction of their audience. The 1975 does away with this idea, and outright tells their fans that such petty obsessions are misplaced, making for a highly interesting (as well as ear-pleasing) song to kick off the band’s new era.

While the 1975 brand themselves as an indie pop artist, their latest release features many songs which could be considered otherwise. In fact, tunes such as “UGH!” and “She’s American” are notably heavy for the typically smooth indie quartet. This rolls back into their traditional indie pop sound with songs such as “The Sound,” and brings listeners back to the band’s first album with very similar tones.

The final song on “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It” is quite heart touching, and its meaning is almost unexpected from an otherwise upbeat artist. The last song on the album is titled “She Lays Down,” during which Healy gets real with his listeners and talks about the effects of his mother’s post-natal depression, during which she chooses cocaine and essentially causes trouble for herself and her son (the lead singer of the band). This somber yet relatable song is an excellent note with which to end an otherwise fantastic album, and really shows just how versatile the 1975 can be.

After listening to “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It,” it’s very clear that long-time fans of the 1975 will enjoy the albums subtle connections to their debut album, and new fans will be drawn in by its peaceful, ambient tones. The diversity of the music on the album is sure to appeal to fans of all types, making “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It” truly worth the listen, whether it be by fans of old or those simply looking to explore a new type of indie pop.
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Twitter:  @the1975
Instagram: @the1975

Simple Plan – Taking One for the Team

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A New Effort, Same Story.
Could've been something different.
For new millennials born after the 90's will be something new to hold on to. But it is still amazing the French Canadian band is still kicking around.
Musical skill3.3
They're Still Around in their 30s but music & lyrics in the 90's

Director: Mark Staubach
Cinematography: Chady Awad

Any music fan during the early 2000’s remembers the days of pop punk and “emo” music; who could forget legendary bands such as My Chemical Romance or Fall Out Boy, bands who narrated the teenage lives of many of today’s 20-something year olds. While many of these bands have broken up or diverted their style of music to one that is more radio-friendly by today’s standards, one popular pop punk band of emo’s glory days still remains – and they’re back with a full-length album.

Early 2016 has seen the release of many new albums, many of which by already established chart-toppers. While Simple Plan has been wildly famous since their first release back in 2002, they created albums consistently through the early 2010’s, during which they stopped to take some time and re-create themselves as a band. Many fans believed the band had no future, as they provided few updates with regard to their future plans, and were very much absent from the live music scene. Many fans even forgot the band existed, realizing just how long it had been since their last release. In fact, 2016 marks the 5-year mark since the band’s first full-length album, and the 2-year mark since the release of their last EP. For a band that was once legendary, this behavior is odd to say least.

Despite rumors of a considerably possible breakup, Simple Plan came through with the first single off their new album “Taking One for the Team” in fall of 2015; the single was titled “I Don’t Wanna Go to Bed,” and marked noticeable differences in style compared to previous releases by the band. Simple Plan began as a strictly pop punk entity, appealing to the inner teenager in their listeners. Their music was angsty and relatable, with songs such as “I’m Just a Kid” and “Perfect” appealing to the inner teenager in everyone. Their newest release is noticeably more pop than punk, yet the band makes this change of style highly appealing, even to fans who have enjoyed their music since the band’s inception a decade and a half ago.

While it’s clear that Pierre Bouvier and the rest of the band worked to make noticeable differences in their style, it’s also clear that “Taking One for the Team” was created with long-time fans in mind. Yes, it does have noticeably less-punk undertones, and yes the songs may be more difficult to relate to as adults than they were as teenagers, but this album truly captures what it meant to be a teenager in the early 2000’s, and makes a great effort at bringing about a new age of pop punk in music world dominated by pop and metal. Very few bands promote this brand of old-school pop punk anymore, with the annual Warped Tour often featuring heavier artists than pop punk of old. Any diehard fans of pop punk will thoroughly enjoy “Taking One for the Team,” and any younger teens who may have missed the great era of emo music will have an opportunity to experience it in a new light.

Modern-day Simple Plan can be described as Blink-182 meets Maroon 5, with “Taking One for the Team” very effectively conveying the best of both pop punk and radio pop. One downside to the album is that it is far more easily digested than other pop punk, but that has always been one considerable downside to the music of Simple Plan. While bands like My Chemical Romance looked to appeal to feelings of depression and worthlessness, Simple Plan has always addressed some of the less-intense parts of being a teen, and this shows through with “Taking One for the Team” (as it has in each of their albums). The band tried getting serious with their self-titled release in 2009, however the attempt seemingly failed as they reversed this style back to a somewhat generic brand of meaningless pop punk with their 2011 release, “Get Your Heart On!” Simplicity aside, the music featured on “Taking One for the Team” is enjoyable to listen to, although it may not have you pondering the meaning of life or questioning any life decisions. More likely, it’ll have you wishing you were back in high school, heading out for a party on a Friday night.

While “Taking One for the Team” does feature many serious undertones or even any sort of deeper meaning, it does appeal to one very powerful part of human emotion: nostalgia. While most bands of the early 2000’s have either broken up or entirely evolved into something unrecognizable, Simple Plan has kept the same factors in play with “Taking One For the Team” as they did with each of their past albums, albeit the newer songs may be less relatable. With that in mind, it’s difficult to listen to the band’s newest album without flashing back to days of old, days where the angst of pop punk filled the radio waves and hearts of teens everywhere.

Simple Plan’s newest album is not recommended for listeners who want to enjoy a spiritual experience with their music, however it’s an excellent listen for anyone looking for a trip down memory lane. It’s sure to make long-time fans smile slyly when they remember the first time they ever heard the band, and will without a doubt stir feelings of nostalgia in listeners of all ages. This upbeat, fun collection of pop punk tunes is an excellent addition to the music library of all who appreciate early 2000’s emo culture, and will ultimately remind listeners of the early days of Simple Plan and pop punk as a whole.

Follow Simple Plan:
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Twitter: @simpleplan
Instagram: @simpleplan
Soundcloud: Simple Plan’s Soundcloud

Anchor & Braille – Songs for the Late Night Drive Home

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Another side of Stephen Christian, A Bit of Everything.
Enjoyable Fun Album
It has RnB, Hip Hop, Rock and Pop elements in all tracks combined. But don't expect any Anberlin elements to come out for you on the record.
Musical skill6.5
The Goods
Its Stephen Christian, legendary singer of Anberlin
The Closest thing you will get to listening to Anberlin again Post-Breakup
Different work entirely from Anberlin and its fresh
Combines and crosses over various genres
The Bad
Stephen's vocals might be a bit overproduced on some tracks
Lyrics are a bit too simplistic in comparison to previous work
A Different Side of Stephen that's eerily similar to Coldplay


Longtime fans of punk music will probably recall a very popular band known as Anberlin, one which concluded its run as a top alternative artist several years ago upon the band’s breakup. While this breakup bruised the hearts of longtime Anberlin fans, they may be able to find some peace in the music of Anberlin’s ex-member Stephen Christian through his band known as Anchor & Braille, particularly through their most recent release, “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home.”

It’s a common misconception of music fans everywhere to believe that Anchor & Braille is a new band, when in fact the project has been around since the early days of Anberlin itself. While Anchor & Braille saw little success during the time of Anberlin, the band has grown in popularity since the former’s breakup, and it reaches new heights with the release of “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home.” For many years, Anchor & Braille released only singles, one’s which Stephen Christian determined simply weren’t befitting of Anberlin and their music style. Through this method, individual songs were released under the name “Anchor & Braille,” and they have since evolved into a standalone band with a full-length album. Anchor & Braille have since released three full-length albums, with “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home” being the third and most recent.

Upon first glance, “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home” is far from attention-capturing. Its cover art leaves much to be desired, and the album itself is far shorter than what many fans were hoping for. With this in mind, the album is still considered to be a full-length release, and although it may be shorter than many were expecting, it still fills its role as an Anchor & Braille release very well, and is overall a great listen.

While Anchor & Braille are connected to Anberlin through their history, they share very little by way of musical style – in fact, this difference is the very essence of Anchor & Braille’s existence as a band. While Anberlin is known for their hard-hitting, angsty punk tunes, “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home” takes the ideas of Stephen Christian in an entirely new direction, featuring sensual songs full of ambiance. The songs featured on this album are sure to make the listener reflect on their thoughts during a listen, and will unavoidable give some sense of romance to anyone hearing it.

Anchor & Braille don’t contrast from Anberlin in their lyrics alone; in fact, one could say that the two share very little outside of Stephen Christian. “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home” features sensational electronic beats that are much closer to pop than punk, truly highlighting the difference between the two entities. In addition, the songs featured on Anchor & Braille’s newest release are in essence ballads, and will appeal to fans of thoughtful music. These ballads range in tone, with some coming across as upbeat and others seemingly somber. With this in mind, it’s important for any new listener of Anchor & Braille to understand that they will not be hearing Anberlin 2.0, but rather an entirely different band with a very different style of writing.

With this in mind, fans of all kinds should give “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home” a listen, whether they be inherent fans of ballads and pop music, or longtime fans of Anberlin looking to hear Stephen Christian’s voice in a new light. Whatever the reason may be, the key is to listen to “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home” with an open mind, understanding that it may not meet initial expectations. Should the first listen go poorly, a second play through may provide some light as to what makes the album different, and why these differences make it great in and of itself. After all, Stephen Christian is a musical genius, and “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home” is no exception.

As for current fans of Anchor & Braille, be prepared for an excellent album when you first go to listen to “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home.” It has everything you might expect from an Anchor & Braille album, albeit much shorter than many would expect. With this in mind, it still provides a wide range of ballads which convey a spectrum of feelings to the listeners, and it becomes ever more apparent with each listen of the album that Anchor & Braille are talented enough on their own to be listened to without previous knowledge of Anberlin.

Many solo artists or ex-band members who form new bands are plagued with fans begging for the same material that was created during the career of the original band. Fans of Fall Out Boy are all too aware of this phenomenon, when lead singer Patrick Stump started a pop career during the hiatus of the legendary alternative band. Fans tend to become upset over the change in music style, and while this is sure to happen with Anchor & Braille, it’s far from deserved. Anyone who has heard “Songs from the Late Night Drive Home” will understand that it is far different from any work done by Anberlin, but true fans understand and appreciate the difference. Skeptical listeners who are unsure of this contrast in style will want to ignore the fact that Anberlin and Anchor & Braille share a member, as his presence in both entities has little to do with the style of each band’s music. With that in mind, “Songs for the Late Night Drive Home” is an excellent album and is worth the listen, whether it be from new fans or fans of old, and it truly shows that Anchor & Braille have what it takes to stand on their own as a band, rather than as an extension of Anberlin.

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Twitter: @anchorbraille
Instagram: @anchorbraille
Website: Official Website

Coldplay – Head Full of Dreams

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I can’t believe what I’m about to say, but this is definitely Coldplay’s worst album. Yeah, you read that right, read it again just incase. I did not think I would be able to put those two words together in a sentence ever, but it has happened. I understand Christian said this was Coldplay’s last album and they wanted to leave the fans with one last Charleston Dancing hurrah.

Don’t get me wrong its not a bad album, just not the best one we were all expecting. It feels commercial and heavy with a nervous energy and if not at first after a couple of listens a little bit rushed. I support all artists to experiment and expand their sound especially if you start at one stage you need to grow and mature with your audience as they grow older and mature as well. The only way you do that is by playing outside of your comfort zone, possibly by taking in new influences, combining with a new genre, collaborating with different artists and flirting with different producers (all of which Coldplay did 5 out of 5). But at the end you don’t want to lose your signature sound that makes you unique and individualistic.

A Head Full of Dreams comes as the British quartet’s Seventh full length effort and brings a lot of new direction to compliment its accomplished catalogue of  success and experimentation. After 15 years, a stellar 80 million records sold and worldwide touring across  six continents, Coldplay’s mantra and life philosophy is fervently ever-present in A Head Full of Dreams. What is that mantra you may ask?

The first track of the album (which happens to be the title track) opens with energy, funk and love. Christian Martin screams

I sing, oh, I think I’ve landed
Where there are miracles at work
Now you’ve got me open handed
Now you got me lost for words

A Head Full of Dreams is really one of the easy favorites for most, with its positive uplifting message that life is beautiful “You can see the change you want to, Be what you want to be.” Coldplay’s Mantra is just that a reminder to live life and love it as much as possible.


The second track Birds starts off with a Indie-Pop-Rock rhythm and beat, very soft and easy on the instruments and vocals. For fans of the French rockers Phoenix they will immediately see similarities in style on this track. Don’t be surprise to see Coldplay play halftime at this year’s Superbowl, remember you heard it hear first! As the song progresses Coldplay meticulously adds instruments little by little and synth overlays after each chorus, building it up to an all out orchestral pop rock celebration anthem complete with string ensemble, ending the song with a silent shout “Cool.”

Hymn For The Weekend

The third track titled Hymn For The Weekend my personally least favorite of the whole album, nothing against the Queen Bee Beyonce but she seems a little out of place in the song (not to mention Martin). If at all this sounds eerily like a Coldplay Cover with an added Pt II to Beyonce’s Drunk In Love. But Fortunately the backstory is a little bit more interesting than that Guy Berryman said in an interview that the song was Martin’s idea that wasn’t such a great one.

Apparently Martin wanted make a Coldplay remix of Lil’ Jons/DJ Snake Turn Down for What,  with a line supposedly going along the lines of “drinks on me, drinks on me.” fortunately for us the band made him come to his senses that he couldn’t get away with that, yeah we’d all have killed him for it. Hence they brought in Beyonce to ease the transition from Pop to RNB and to help soften the song’s reworked lyrics with Martin’s innocent sounding voice “So drink from me, drink from me.” Nice save Martin, but we’re on to you. Although Hymn For The Weekend is the least sounding Coldplay song ever, it is a lot better produced and executed than most of the commercial radio RNB songs released this year but that’s thanks to the super producing duo Stargate.


Our first ballad of the album and also the first Coldplay-like song Everglow does not disappoint, with heartfelt lyrics and an equally brooding Martin singing it. One of the best songs of the album for the traditional Coldplay fans. You can hear Gwyneth Paltrow accompanying Martin on background vocals. When I first heard this song all I could think was in the background Tom Petty’s Free Fallin would fit in perfectly!

Adventure Of A Lifetime

The first single released from A Full Head of Dreams, definitely delivered on all fronts I usually am not a Singles fan but when I heard this song I was blown away. Here Coldplay had been able to bring back a little bit of the sounds explored in Mylo Xyloto, as well as a guaranteed easy sing-along, shuffle of the feet and energy Martin had promised us on this album. Although totally ecstatic to hear the rest of the album, I couldn’t help but feel that underneath the beautiful lyrics and upbeat rhythm there was a slight farewell tone to the song.

But despite it all definitely one of my favorite songs off the album, with all the trademarks of a Coldplay song written within. Martin starts off the song with:

Turn your magic on
Umi she’d say
Everything you want’s a dream away
We are legends, every day
That’s what she told me

The song continues with a funky guitar riff and bass lines not previously heard from Coldplay’s catalogue a definite welcome as a fresh new sound this year. Definitely the guitars feel almost like electrical sitars with an 80s Pop Disco progression. Very energetic and uplifting as always delivered with a strong range of Martin’s Chest and falsettos vocal range. My favorite lines from the song have to be “under this pressure under this weight,
we are diamonds taking shape.” To me what this means although in life you have to have your moments of fun and relaxation, there comes a time where you evolve and grow. You go from that diamond in the rough to a full blown 2,000 carat diamond, meaning that out of the hell and pressures that life may throw at you something beautiful is made. You.

If you were curious to know how they made the music video

Army of One

My personal favorite off the album, incorporating a strong synth and electronic based orchestra, its definitely a Coldplay classic with an experimentation twist of synths that you may be familiar with from Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends. This track also comes with a secret track which is what makes this Army of One perfect! If you want to hear a one hour endless loop of it you can go to our Soundcloud and listen to it!

Amazing Day

For the fans of the Coldplay that brought them Parachutes, they will feel right at home with Amazing Day. As a reminder to fans that they’re still here to making songs for the road home. To me it feels like a post-divorce song with a hint of reference towards U2’s Beautiful Day  doesn’t it? The strongest lyrics of this track are at the near end:

Can the Birds in poetry chime?
can there be breaks in the chaos sometimes?
oh thanks God, must have heard when I prayed
cause now I always want to feel this way

All in all although not the closing effort of a last album hurrah we expected, A Head Full of Dreams  will not leave any Coldplay fan disappointed. In my recommendation the essential tracks or “meat and bones” of the album are: Adventure of a Lifetime, Birds, Army of One, Everglow and Amazing Day.