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#41 OFFLINE   KillForLove

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Posted 04 September 2015 - 10:17 AM

I dont understand him. Its (imo) pretty mediocre songwriting (which he has a questionable hand in) mixed with even more underwhelming vocals (which I can only imagine live) all drown to death in heavy electro-pop production. Something about him just feels very forced to me. I don't know if its the tumblr pandering aesthetic he's trying to work or the child actor suddenly turned singer singed to a major label, it just comes off as really unappealing to me


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Posted 04 September 2015 - 10:28 AM

I dont understand him. Its (imo) pretty mediocre songwriting (which he has a questionable hand in) mixed with even more underwhelming vocals (which I can only imagine live) all drown to death in heavy electro-pop production. Something about him just feels very forced to me. I don't know if its the tumblr pandering aesthetic he's trying to work or the child actor suddenly turned singer singed to a major label, it just comes off as really unappealing to me

I have to be in a certain mood for his music tbh... Also btw he's always been a singer I think, since 14?? Correct me if I'm wrong. I don't really care for his lyrics though I mostly love the production. Although, a lot/some of his songs are overproduced which is a shame. Def favs from him are BITE and EASE though which are more stripped down.


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Posted 05 September 2015 - 06:07 AM

EASE :legend:


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Posted 05 September 2015 - 06:14 AM

I dont understand him. Its (imo) pretty mediocre songwriting (which he has a questionable hand in) mixed with even more underwhelming vocals (which I can only imagine live) all drown to death in heavy electro-pop production. Something about him just feels very forced to me. I don't know if its the tumblr pandering aesthetic he's trying to work or the child actor suddenly turned singer singed to a major label, it just comes off as really unappealing to me


I totally get what you're saying and agree. I actually wish I would have pursued music more when I listen to him because everything sounds good, but beneath the surface the lyrics are very easy and cliché and his range is so small. Not to sound rude but I have at least as much vocal talent as him and could literally could sing any EP of his effortlessly in a studio. He just has the right people and producers around him and the popularity to create a good sound and enough YouTube fans to support it.

Even through all of this, "Bite" is excellent and I love this song.
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Posted 05 September 2015 - 06:48 AM

Even through all of this, "Bite" is excellent and I love this song.

 

Bite would've fit more on that Melanie Martinez album than for this EP tbh


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Posted 05 September 2015 - 06:56 AM

Not to sound like a hater, but gurl, we listen to fucking Lana Del Rey, she is kinda like a hit and miss with her lyrics too.

 

+ send me the EP yo


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Posted 05 September 2015 - 08:42 AM

Bite would've fit more on that Melanie Martinez album than for this EP tbh


Mm hadn't thought of this, it actually would fit perfectly sonically and also with the baby theme!

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Posted 05 September 2015 - 08:49 AM

i rlly hope he covers thishttps://www.youtube....h?v=qWgg9OAiiQU



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Posted 05 September 2015 - 09:39 AM

Bite would've fit more on that Melanie Martinez album than for this EP tbh

Allie X co-wrote it so maybe her next release would be even more appropriate.


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Posted 05 September 2015 - 12:27 PM

Allie X co-wrote it so maybe her next release would be even more appropriate.

 

Regardless, it just seems like she sent out the demo and he was like "oh this seems edgy!" and picked up and recorded it. Maybe he wrote a lot of it, but something inside tells me he isn't as involved with his songwriting as his credits let on


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Posted 05 September 2015 - 01:46 PM

I found the EP CD in store today! Totally didn't think this would get a widespread physical release considering TRXYE was paid dust here physically.

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Posted 05 September 2015 - 08:29 PM

I found the EP CD in store today! Totally didn't think this would get a widespread physical release considering TRXYE was paid dust here physically.

I bought it yesterday!! It's so pretty omg.

They literally have it everywhere here, and they sold TRXYE as well as I live in Troye's home city


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Posted 05 September 2015 - 09:04 PM

I really like his EP.



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Posted 05 September 2015 - 09:08 PM

in the same bin as Ashley. trash


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Posted 05 September 2015 - 11:12 PM

I bought it yesterday!! It's so pretty omg.
They literally have it everywhere here, and they sold TRXYE as well as I live in Troye's home city


I live in the US, and I don't think Capitol gauged how big he would actually be until after the fact with TRXYE. But they stepped up with Wild, thank goodness

in the same bin as Ashley. trash


kind of like your attitude then

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Posted 01 October 2015 - 10:29 AM

The boyfriend is so hot in the fools video  :defeated: I could watch them kiss forever 


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Posted 02 October 2015 - 10:46 AM

what do we think the third part of blue neighbourhood will be? i'm praying for BITE but I think it's going to be EASE or THE QUIET


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Posted 04 October 2015 - 04:04 AM

It's so weir seeing Troye being so sexual since he looks like a child to me lol

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Posted 04 October 2015 - 04:13 AM

what do we think the third part of blue neighbourhood will be? i'm praying for BITE but I think it's going to be EASE or THE QUIET

 

with the funeral snippet from part two, I want to say The Quiet or DKLA. Probs The Quiet


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Posted 04 October 2015 - 10:32 AM

with the funeral snippet from part two, I want to say The Quiet or DKLA. Probs The Quiet

OH, what snippet? I didn't see anything lmao i hope it's not the quiet because i hate that song


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