The Beautiful Letdown review by Switchfoot

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  • Released: Feb 25, 2003
  • Sound: 9
  • Lyrics: 10
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 9.7 Superb
  • Users' score: 9.2 (34 votes)
Switchfoot: The Beautiful Letdown

Sound — 9
This CD is adult alternative pop/rock, post-grunge. But it is also Christiann rock. Switchfoot is a great acoustic sounding band. They join energy, power, and rock and make a melodic acoustic rock sound. Their is sad, loud, and happy packed into this album. This is their 4th Cd let out.

Lyrics — 10
The lyrics are so good. They fit the music prefectly. They are not annoying. The lyrics make you sad, and happy and have a soothing feeling to them. Jon Foreman leads the sound of the music with his powerful lyrics. His skills are spectacular.

Overall Impression — 10
This CD is among the best pop-rock CDs. The most impressive songs on this album are: Meant To Live and Adding To The Noise. The sound is almost perfect through out the whole cd. Sometimes you can lose interest, but this CD will not disappoint you. I love the pop-rock sound. If it were stolen/lost I would buy most likely buy it back.

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    I am not a christian rock fan, I like the way the music is not whiny like peers Relient K, It sounds like a good combination of hard rock sound and rock vocals.
    This is a good album.Some tracks I'm too fond of,like 'The Beautiful Letdown'.I usually listen to that if I want to feel like I'm on drugs.
    I really like a lot of this album. A few songs are kinda meh, but "Beautiful Letdown, On Fire, and Meant To Live" are my favorites