Parade of Lights
The Take Off and Landing of Everything
The All American Rejects are clearly a band that sets out to do something other than the standard "radio friendly" pop/rock that is all too common these days. On their self titled major label debut, the band takes their 90's punk rock sound, and mixes it with melodic beats and emotion filled lyrics. With songs about breakups, heartbreak, and loneliness, the All American Rejects capture present an album full of catchy tunes sure to catch the ear any music fan. "Your Star" and "One More Sad Song" stand out as two of the strongest tracks on this album. Some of the songs do however tend to blend together as the listener explores further into the album, as the musical elements tend to say fairly similar from song to song. All in All however, the All American Rejects are not to be rejected, pick this one up.