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Album Review

Following up on Explains It All, an album of ‘90s covers, Four Year Strong return to the crossroads of emo and pop-punk with their second album of original material, Enemy of the World. The Worcester, MA quintet’s sound remains largely unchanged, with their combination of pop-punk energy, uplifting singalong choruses, and metalcore flourishes. There’s not a lot in the way of innovation here, but there doesn’t really need to be. Four Year Strong has stumbled upon a sound that takes the catchiest elements from three different genres and bundles them up in a high-energy package that’s undeniably catchy. Alone, these styles have almost been done to death. By mixing them together, the band has created a dynamic sound that keeps the listener on their toes as they effortlessly shift from hardcore breakdowns to sweeping, half-time choruses. On “It Must Really Suck to Be Four Year Strong,” the album opener and first single, the song shifts back and forth easily from metalcore chugging to driving, major-key passages that invite you to join in and help out with the vocal duties. Jampacked with hooks and gang vocals, the rest of the album follows along those same lines, showing off the talents of a band of tight and consistent musicians and songwriters who’ve taken a wide range of styles and combined them into something that is all their own.

Customer Reviews

One of the best bands around.SERIOUSLY!

I saw this band play at the Soundwave Festival in Perth. I was front row, I've been to alot of concerts but the energy these guys put into there sets made it my best concert expireince. This album is amazing, Every song on it is amazing. If you like decent music then BUY this album. There previous albums are also great, Rise Or Die Trying is an epic rock album and Explains it All is a great cover album the boys did.
all in all this will be one of the best albums this year. Great Effort.


Nothing more to be said


WOW! I have really only started to listen to Four Year Strong but I have been hugely impressed from the start. From the lead singles It Must Really Suck To Be Four Year Strong Right Now, to Wasting Time then to the other songs like This Body Pay's The Bill$, Find My Way Back, Flannel Is The Color Of My Energy and the awesome bonus Listen Do You Smell Something this album could be the best of this year. So energetic and pumping Four Year Strong sound huge and the best they ever have.


Formed: 2001 in Worcester, MA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Taking influence from the likes of Lifetime, Gorilla Biscuits, and New Found Glory, Four Year Strong built an aggressive and melody-riddled combination of hardcore, emo pop, and pop-punk upon their formation in Worcester, Massachusetts. The band's lineup -- vocalist/guitarists Dan O'Connor and Alan Day, bassist Joe Weiss, drummer Jake Massucco, and synth player Josh Lyford -- was cemented during the musicians' high school tenure in 2003, though a form of the band had already existed for several years....
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