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Please, check out this band.
on 30 January 2005
Glassjaw are a very special band to me. I guarantee you know somebody who is as passionate about them as I am. I force this band on everyone. I will force this band on you...
I reccomend this album if you want to get into them. Everything you ever Wanted To Know About Silence is great, but its not for everyone. As Daryl (singer/lyricist) said: "You can only relate to this album if you've had your heart broken".
The special thing about Glassjaw are the lyrics, the way the guitarists both play completely different things, but fit together so tightly, the unpredictable dynamic changes, the beauty in songs like must've run all day, the noise of Stuck Pig... There's such beautiful contrast in this album. Each song sounds really sincere. Not like the other manufactured American stuff that I really, REALLY hate.
The lyrics aren't cliche and teen angst at all. They're really deep and meaningful, and I love to work out what they're about. They're sang which such emotion and meaning and you just can't not be touched by it. "Its a shame that our messiah's move their pawns from different mountains; and we're left to dance these bodies 'round the fountain"
Please, don't listen to emo. Listen to Glassjaw.