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Mayday Parade

Mayday ParadeAudio CD
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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listen  1. Oh Well, Oh Well 4:49$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  2. No Heroes Allowed 3:34$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  3. When You See My Friends 3:34$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  4. You're Dead Wrong 3:59$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  5. Priceless 3:18$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  6. Stay 3:34$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  7. Call Me Hopeless, But Not Romantic 3:29$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  8. A Shot Across The Bow 3:45$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen  9. Everything's An Illusion 3:27$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen10. I'd Rather Make Mistakes Than Nothing At All 3:45$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen11. Without The Bitter The Sweet Isn't As Sweet 3:32$1.29  Buy MP3 
listen12. Happy Endings Are Stories That Haven't Ended Yet 4:38$1.29  Buy MP3 

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"If you're looking for fun music with catchy hooks, talented musicians and vocalists who can actually sing well, this is a band you need to check out."

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (October 4, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Mayday Parade
  • ASIN: B005IL0O6Q
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,805 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

Co-produced by Zack Odom & Kenneth Mount, Mayday Parade's 2011 self-titled album marks a return to the band's songwriting roots. The entire album was self-written in a collaborative effort. This 12-song collection transpired through careful introspection and it echoes the musicians' maturation over the two years since their second album, Anywhere But Here. Mayday Parade burst onto the scene with their 2007 debut A Lesson in Romantics which received immense praise from critics and fans alike.

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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Finding a Balance October 4, 2011
Format:Audio CD
Many Mayday Parade fans jumped ship with the previous album "Anywhere But Here," and rightfully so. In my honest opinion, trust me, I know I'm in the minority here, I actually preferred "Anywhere But Here" to their original CD "A Lesson in Romantics." Before everybody scolds me and tells me I'm insane for not liking their first release more, let me just say this, I didn't like Jason. IMO, the man can't sing at all and he was the weaker link vocally. I will admit, he did provide much better lyrics which is why "Anywhere But Here" was very poorly received by older fans of Mayday.

Now, here's their latest effort. A few songs contain piano, which is amazing whenever they do, and a few songs have the vibe of their past 2 CDs. This is a hybrid of both their CDs to provide the ultimate catchy kick-ass album. Right away, we kick off with "Oh Well, Oh Well," which is the first single; rightfully so. This song starts out with a slow piano and then kicks it up and notch and goes into pop-punk mode. The chorus will have you humming it all day and the lyrics always are switching it up. This is great because it's not the same repetitive chorus slammed down our throats each time. Each track has an amazingly catchy chorus and the instruments finally kick it up a notch. One of my biggest problems with "Anywhere But Here" was how the drums mostly were tamed down. A 7 year old could learn the drums on that CD, and while the drums on this one aren't very special, they at least get unleashed a little bit more. This CD also contains some violin and orchestra too. Adding these effects really adds to the intensity of each song and makes it seem that much more "epic." Epic being used in the correct way here too.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exceptional Comeback Album June 3, 2012
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I was a Mayday Parade fan since their first LP "A Lesson in Romantics" and bought their 2nd studio album without hesitation. Obviously when Jason left there was something missing, but the 2nd album was just flat-out bad in my opinion. I did not like the lyrics to any of the songs and found it tough to listen through the whole album. In fact, after about five listens I gave up. When this self titled album was released I approached it with much more caution because of "Anywhere but Here" being a let down... after previewing it several times I decided to give it a chance.

I was greatly rewarded, this album is put together MUCH better than their previous one and I even liked it more than the first one. It still does not have many of the qualities of "A Lesson in Romantics" but Derek and the rest of the band did a much better job with both lyrics and the music on this one. I recommend you preview some of the songs on youtube or somewhere else since it is very different than the first two albums but I absolutely give it five stars.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Geat Alubm December 4, 2011
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Mayday Parade is a great band and this is another great album. It still isn't as good as their first two albums, but it is at least ten times then the anywere but here album.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent CD December 4, 2011
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I am a huge fan of Mayday Parade, have been for years. This CD might be my favorite- there is so much talent in it!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great December 29, 2013
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Got for my 17 yr old daughter for Christmas it came with in the time they said it was new so was wrapped well, it was as described, she loves it. Not much more to say it is a cd.
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2.0 out of 5 stars One song is worth it May 2, 2013
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So I made the rookie mistake of buying this album after listening to just "Oh Well, Oh Well," which is conveniently the first track. I have shamelessly had that song on repeat for the last 3 days, it's so catchy, and actually a well written song, in my opinion. However, the rest of the album isn't good. It's not crap, it sounds ok, there are no moments that I think to myself, "This just SUCKS," but there aren't any moments that would ever have me singing along or repeating a song. Maybe I'm stuck in my high school glory days, but the emo/pop punk genre has declined from what it once was (Fall Out Boy, Jimmy Eat World, etc.).

There are too many cheesy break-up lines, not enough catchy melodies and hooks. Grow a pair of balls, play some good music. I hate to disagree with so many who have loved this album, but the only thing that keeps me from giving it 1 star and deleting it from my phone is the first track. Download it and save yourself 8 bucks.
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2.0 out of 5 stars I really wanted to like this CD more than I did. January 25, 2013
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I was the biggest Mayday Parade fan since Tales told by dead friends. They were really original, they had good lyrics and we're doing something different in music. I loved a lesson in romantics just as much. I wanted to give this CD a chance because they're great musicians. I didn't like the cd because I felt like it lacked a lot of creativity. It's a little repeatetive... I did like a lot of ideas they had, but I just feel like they didn't do a very good job at it. I liked the old mayday parade because of the lyrics, creativity, and emotion the music gave me. Hey, If you like simple catchy alternative stuff on the radio then this is the CD for you. I'm just saying for me, I liked the deeper stuff and this CD is really cliche with lyrics that sound like they wrote them all in one week. A couple of good songs, but overall not for me. Every song I was expecting it to build up to something more than it did. It left me hanging. I think they set a bar they wont ever hit again.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Another good album from MP
Still has that ~Mayday sound from "Lesson In Romantics" but has a new twist. "Stay" is a song I can't skip :)
Published 23 months ago by Susie Carmichael
5.0 out of 5 stars One of their best!
Being a huge fan of Mayday Parade since they first came up to me in line for Warped Tour `06, I've always highly anticipated new songs from them. Read more
Published 24 months ago by Becca Jung
5.0 out of 5 stars This Album is amazing!
Mayday Parade really blew me away with this album, I love it.
This album is well worth buying, you'll never get tired of listening to it!
It's amazing:)
Published on October 16, 2012 by Captaintali
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing music
This album features signature Mayday Parade sound and songs that will make you want to cry such as Stay as well as songs like Oh Well, Oh Well that make you ready to do some... Read more
Published on October 2, 2012 by Kari
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing!!!
I love this album completely. I feel that this album has a great sound and also has great lyrics. I like all of the songs and enjoy listening to them over and over. Read more
Published on August 31, 2012 by stellaasumoz
5.0 out of 5 stars Mayday Parade
Mayday Parade never disappoints. I've been a mayday parade fan ever since elementary school. All of their albums have never disappointed me. Read more
Published on August 14, 2012 by Krissy
5.0 out of 5 stars theyve done it again
i love mayday parade and this cd is just amazing my fave songs would have to be oh well and stay and when you see my friends and priceless all four of these songs have great... Read more
Published on August 7, 2012 by Cynthia gonzales
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Album
One of my favorite bands ever. Each time they come out with a new CD they top the last one. Keep it up guys! Read more
Published on August 6, 2012 by B. Baldwin
5.0 out of 5 stars Quite honestly the best album of the year
Mayday Parade does it again with their downright catchy, emotional, and melodic self-titled album. Starting off with their hit single "Oh Well, Oh Well," the album releases the... Read more
Published on July 24, 2012 by ClarinetHero
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Album Yet!
I've listened to Mayday Parade for a while, but this album blows them all out of the water. They perfectly came into their stride on this one. The lyrics are great and relate-able. Read more
Published on July 9, 2012 by Soren
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