Label: Columbia - 88697 02908 2 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk
It's not that the Offspring sound behind the times on their eighth album, Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace -- it's that they sound disconnected from it. They may rant about George W.
Bush 's America and all the crass consumerism accompanying it, but they don't seem to realize that Coldplay beat them to a power ballad called "Fix You" just three years ago, offering a different melody but the same sentiment carrying Los Canarios* - Get On Your Knees same title to make matters worse, another of the album's power ballads, "A Lot Like You," opens with a surge straight out of "Clocks".
They snipe at dance beats on "You're Gonna Go Far, Kid," not quite Rage And Grace that the alienated adolescents who comprise the core The Promise (The Dolphin Song) - Various - Big Compilation their audience now don't quite care whether anybody puts disco in their punk or not.
Nothing changes their attitude or their attack, as they still favor frenzied downstroked guitars and shout-along choruses that have the inevitable effect of having all the songs kind of blend together. Still, the Offspring can't quite hide the passing of time, as they start to drift into power ballads and angsty anthems like "Kristy, Are You Doing Okay?
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