It’s been awhile since All Time Low has put out a new album, and don’t get me wrong… I really loved Don’t Panic when it came out. It was a step (or more) greater than Dirty Work- but the success with Future Hearts had surprised me because at first I wasn’t going to really care for the album, for me the hype has been long gone because their sound has changed so much- but as growing artists you change your sound and I think they made Future Hearts a combo of all their albums put into one, and I really liked it. I think the album started strong with Satellite, which is my favorite song on the album for the 2:40 length of it, but it really brings a mellow atmosphere to introduce the album.
The songs that were promoted for the upcoming album which were “Somethings Gotta Give” and “Kids in The Dark” were actually not my favorite songs on the album, they weren’t bad- but maybe in my personal opinion as someone who was a die hard all time low hustler fan, it sounded childish or in my words- “Hannah Montana-y”, not to disrespect their work because they were very proud of it and as am I along with many others- but their tough pop punk sound just wasn’t there, more pop and alternative but hey- i like that type of music too. It was very similar to Don’t Panic, but it wasn’t a bad thing. I think the songs sound more diverse which I feel was a good idea because Don’t Panic felt like one big long song- but I didn’t mind it of course.
The song “Dancing With A Wolf” to me is their most edgy song, and I feel like I need to yell and blast it as loud as you can. It brings a lot of power to the album and i dont know. I just feel like that is a song that you need to listen to the album and can’t ever skip.
The song towards the end, “The Edge Of Tonight” which in my opinion would have been a better pick to be the last song on the album because it had these sick drum beats which knowing me- i have a soft spot and love for drums. So it just hit me in the gut and I really appreciated that song as much as Satellite which still sits as my favorite song on the album.
Overall- I think this album has a lot of greatness in it, and I’m very proud of Alex, Jack, Zack, and Ryan. I can’t wait to see how their tour turns out and future. They really deserved all the praise for this new album.