Sound The Alarm

Album Review of Sound The Alarm by Saves the Day.

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Sound The Alarm

Saves the Day

Sound The Alarm by Saves the Day

Release Date: Apr 11, 2006
Record label: Vagrant
Genre(s): Rock, Alternative, Emo

70 Music Critic Score
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Sound The Alarm - Fairly Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 70
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After somewhat alienating fans by flexing their indie rock muscles on 2003's In Reverie, it seems that Saves the Day want to reclaim their stake to the emocore throne. Whether or not a conscious reaction to the mixed response of their last (though admittedly solid) album, Sound the Alarm harks back to the aggressive pop-punk nature of their Through Being Cool days, but ya know, five years more mature. Chris Conley's voice is as distinctive as ever -- walking that fine line between endearing and annoying -- but somehow now invokes a slight likeness to Our Lady Peace's Raine Maida mixed with a Sid Vicious-esque sneer.

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