Their music featured prominent use of a violin, which distinguished them from their peers in the genre. The band formed in and experienced many lineup changes between their formation and eventual breakup in Most recently the band consisted of Ryan Key lead vocals, rhythm guitar , Sean Mackin violin, backing vocals , Ryan Mendez lead guitar , and Josh Portman bass. The band released ten studio albums, three EPs, and acoustic versions of two of their studio albums.
On June 25, , they announced on their website that they would be breaking up after one final world tour. Paper Walls is the best Yellowcard album! Yes No. Bombers Bonus Track.
Cut Me, Mick. Date Line I Am Gone. Dear Bobbie. Five Becomes Four. Gifts And Curses Live Acoustic. Gifts and Curses Live [Acoustic]. How I Go Live Acoustic. How I Go Live [acoustic]. Light Up The Sky. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. I'm going to wrap up Yellowcard's Ryan Key-inclusive discography because I don't really consider their first two albums with Dobson as true YC by the time I hit reviews.
All I have left is Lights and Sounds. Kind of hard to believe that I didn't already have them written but oh well. Digging: The Microphones - Microphones in Album Rating: 5. But like you said, not a bad song. Dear Bobbie isn't all that great but I can tolerate it. I always loved this band. They were local heroes honestly. The high school they graduated from still recognizes them. That's the only thing I missed moving from there.
They were the most underrated and underappreciated members of pop-punk. Album Rating: 3. The bonus track "Bombers" is a killer tune that I wish had made the A-side cut. I've recently realized Ocean Avenue is amazing when it's good and awful when it's bad. Lights and Sounds is similar, though I haven't listened to it all that much. I'm gonna get this, but my expectations aren't that high anymore due to your review. Yellowcard has never even been pop-punk before, just mostly pop.
Is something different this time around? Some of the guitar work on this is really pretty kickin'. Great great review. I have to say though that LP's drumming while very good, gets slightly repetitive on this album. I agree they could've made the violin a little more audible, but otherwise its a good solid effort done with the great longtime producer Neal Avron and mixer Tom Lord-Alge. Yellowcard Paper Walls 3. Review Summary: Good pop-punk hindered by shaky production and songs that bring nothing new to the band's sound.
Rank: for It is no secret that throughout the 90s and the current decade, the music industry has pushed volume levels higher and higher. What many musicologists are discovering, however, is that this increase in volume is actually decreasing the audio quality. Everything simply becomes one ambiguous, distorted sound. The music industry has forgotten that the end users of their products have volume knobs too, and in a world where we put our music right against our eardrums, the increase in volume looks bad for our hearing 30 years down the road.
The band seemingly came out of nowhere with a succession of breakthrough singles from the album Ocean Ave. With a strong pop punk sound laced with surprisingly good violin, it seemed Yellowcard had found a small niche in the overflowing, generic pop punk world.May 22, · Florida rock act Yellowcard has set a July 17 release date for its third Capitol album, "Paper Walls." First single "Light Up the Sky" and album .