… with the cure to quarantine blues!!!!
YOU GUYYYYYYSSSSSSSSS!!!!! THIS ALBUM! THESE SONGS!!! THIS ALBUM!!!!
Confession: I was expecting this record to be good but nowhere in my wildest dreams did I imagine it would be this good! For real!
He does things with this melodies and rhythms and lyrics and building the songs and HIS VOICE! that I didn’t even know were possible.
When will I ever learn not to underestimate The Archuleta?! 🙂
He subversively takes the inner struggles of his mind and the dark places we all go and spins them into infectious, rollicking bops! Who would think that would be such a magical, uplifting, life-affirming combination, BUT IT IS!!!!
(Sorry, not sorry, for all the all caps… IT’S THAT KIND OF DAAAAYYYYYYY!!!!)
I don’t want to dissect every song because I feel that takes some of the magic away, but, of the brand new songs we hadn’t heard yet, I will say that my first gut reaction, puts Patience as my fave for now (I am a sucker for that soulful pop, R&Bish vibe), closely followed by The Good in the Bad (THAT CHORUS!!!!!), and a tie between Future Self/Brave/Switch/You Worry. 🙂
Fave lyric so far: “Fear is like a magnet, keeps pulling you down” (Good in the Bad)… like, whoah, lightbulb moment!!
HOW ABOUT YOU GUYS??!!!! THOUGHTS??!!!
AND HOW AWESOME WAS THAT ACOUSTIC LIVE???!!! HIS VOIIIIICE!!! Okay, I’m done, lol… I’m dying to know what you guys think!!!