Regarding its lyrical content, it has been referred to as a concept album chronicling adolescence, with songs dedicated to first dates, fighting authority, and teenage parties. Scratchy and boyish, it certainly does give the music an immature feel. Ignore Maybe the Brits are just cranky because they haven't produced good punk revival bands? A planned European leg of the tour was postponed following the , and cancelled when guitarist suffered a back injury. The show's focus is more their bracing, melodic songs rather than the childishly vulgar banter between them. Take Off Your Pants and Jacket has sold over 14 million copies worldwide. Blink-182 sticks to the winning formula of past efforts Dude Ranch and Enema of the State on Jacket, an extremely well-produced, hard-hitting exercise in pre-pubescent punk rock that will no doubt sell millions to throngs of misguided juveniles who relate to the band's piss takes on life's everyday miseries. Generation X wallowed in its teen angst along with Pearl Jam and Nirvana, but after awhile Eddie's whining about fame and popularity just got depressing, and we all know what happened to Kurt.
If any peopple say that Blink 182's best days are behind them, i think it's just them maturing in sound - not in lyrics, though! It was a joy to listen to this album and when i am old and sitting on my chair smoking a pipe and wearing slippers, i will still be listening to this album. I prefer it to Adam's Song. Before making their undeniably grown-up self-titled album, they decided to release one more fun, immature album. Due to differing opinions on direction, the trio worked in opposition to one another for the first time, and the sessions sometimes became contentious. But altogether great, but come on Mark, I'm sure you have another 'Dammit' in you! Not this stupid fast punk like in 'Cheshire Cat' - it's pop, punk and rock with awesome lyrics! As such, Take Off Your Pants and Jacket continues the pop punk sound that Blink-182 had honed and made famous, albeit with a heavier tone inspired by bands such as Fugazi and Refused. I can't believe Blink can keep on coming up with such original material as this, as they have already made countless punk classics. And of course what would a Blink-182 album be without the raunch? Still, if, when you hear it, you think of it the same as me, you should definitely buy it - it's similair to 'Enema of the State', just, like I said, a more mature sound - but don't worry, not too mature.
This is just a preview! Mark Hoppus and Tom Delonge, after all these years, are still two of my favorite singers. On this particular album, the immature songs are done in a mature way. A lot of people wrote it off as a stupid carbon copy of their other albums, most notably the one released right before it, Enema of the State. A great follow-up but sounds to similar to the previous album This is a good album and for any blink fan is a must have. Everytime I Look For You Lyrics14. It is a somber track that you can release your anger to. Catchy and fun, they personify everything the common teenager goes through.
Regardless of how many failed relationships they may have had, they don't have much trouble tattooing their pain on their arms. What makes Take Off an impressive step in Blink's burgeoning maturity, though, is that for all its light-hearted obsessing over dating and diarrhea, it reveals a serious side not evident in previous efforts. The riffs are simple and easy on the ears, and the bass, although audible, is nothing to write home about. His fills are fast and his cymbal work is pretty good. So, overall, this album is average fare musically. One song really got me into this band and that song was the ballad known as Stay Together For The Kids.
Tom seems to be dominating the vocal roost more than Mark now, and their voices have been digitally mastered a lot with many echo effects. This is probably the reason why Mark usually sings about more mature subjects. And after years of sneaking in the backdoor of the teeny-bopper shindig, they found their names on the guest list thanks to a string of pop-punk hits from 1999's Enema of the State. Ah well, I suppose that it was for the best. When i first listened to the album online songs was one of my favourites but now i see it as one of the weaker tracks but there really are no bad tracks!!! If you're a real blink fan, then you should add this to your collection, be it for completism's sake or simply to soak up the better moments. To support the album, the band co-headlined the Pop Disaster Tour with Green Day. The album also boasts great tracks like First Date and Rock Show which you won't get tired of.
It makes fun too listen, also if it's a bit disappointing if you expected something as good as Enema. Rock on travis, tom and mark. When Mark and Tom sing together on a song, the result is awesome. In albums you tend to get the A list songs and a few side tracks. The maturity level drops to zero when you get to Happy Holidays, You Bastard. Overall it is their most complete and best album to date. Not this stupid fast punk like in 'Cheshire Cat' - it's pop, punk and rock with Not so good as 'Enema Of The State' but this album also rocks! The second bonus is a tongue in cheek acoustic ode to billy joe armstrongs good riddance and is rather good.
After all, it is called Take Off Your Pants and Jacket. Blink have not done such a long intro since carousel! This is the perfect combination for blink and the result is their best most balanced and diverse album to date. Their music is highly accessible and easy on the ears, and they introduced a lot of people to the world of music. At a time when so much of teen culture is focused on hate and aggression, last night's show was practically refreshing. Take Off Your Pants and Jacket Tour Tour by Location North America Associated album Start date July 6, 2001 End date September 21, 2001 Legs 1 No. He is one of the more talented drummers in the genre, though.
Don't Tell Me It's Over Lyrics6. And although the subject matter is certainly childish, the writing is anything but. Amidst Tom DeLonge's nasaly vocals and speed-freak guitar, Mark Hoppus' driving bass and Travis Barker's unrelenting drums, Blink-182 has a knack for taking those uncomfortable pubescent moments that we all endured and helping us realize they weren't as earth-shattering as we thought they were. Story Of A Lonely Guy Lyrics4. After a long day, this album is perfect for lifting your spirits. Could this be a change back to their roots? Take Off Your Pants and Jacket is not as good as their previous albums Enema of the State, Dude Ranch and Cheshire Cat but does offer some fantastic material that you would expect from the lads. Face facts, without blink 182, life would be dull and depressing, but thankfully they are here to stay.
A lot of Blink fans praise him as the greatest drummer in the world, which is obviously not true. Personally, I have always admired Blink-182 for their lyrics. Ending up between the towering figures of those two albums does it a disservice. Picking out the right clothes and getting your hair just right was almost as stressful as that first fumbling kiss. Their voices are so different, yet they complement each other so well.