Sound — 10
My first impression of Angels And Airwaves as someone who's held Blink 182 as their favorite band since 8 years old when I first saw the video to Dammit on MTV in like 97 was honestly amazed. I knew Tom Delonge was never gonna go back to the old school brand of pop-punk he had with Blink, (look at the last Blink cd and Boxcar Racer)But Angels And Airwaves, was better than I thought. It's got alot of U2 and Cure influence but still Tom Delonges signature style of songwriting. I honestly find that to be amazing. The cd has not one bad song on it.
Lyrics — 9
I can honestly relate to all of the lyrics in this cd. They're all well written, but I gotta admit there are a few low points in it. In "Good Day" the chorus line is pretty weak, "I Think I like today/I think it's good/Something I can wrap my head around." But overall the lyrics are really good. Tom Delonge was always good at penning good lyrics.
Overall Impression — 10
Amazing. I'm really depressed about the Blink 182 breakup, but it could be worse. Tom Delonge could quit music in general, so could Mark Hoppus. But Angels And Airwaves partly makes up for Blinks breakup. If you're a fan of Early U2 or The Cure, or even Blink 182s self-titled CD, this cd is for you.