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Backwater

21 Tracks Reviewed
29 Comments Posted
Yays: 0  Boos: 0
Critic Score 1/10
Joined: 6/8/2006

Average Rating: 2.5 stars

CASE CLOSED - Syngyny
Backwater [posted during evaluation]
Score: +1
i dig. great picking on that opening section. it's angsty, but not tooooo whiny. just whiny enough.
Motorcycle Boy
Backwater [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
makes me think of Steppenwolf's born to be wild a little... not as epic, but still a rocking track.
Elusive
Backwater [7/11/2006 12:54:49 PM EST]
Score: +0
it works best in a live setting. gets the ladies groovin and grindin'. i happen to think this is our best put together pop song... apparently nobody agrees with me.
Diamond Eyes (Live)
Backwater [7/11/2006 12:52:17 PM EST]
Score: +0
thanks Nation. A 'studio' version is actually in the works. We've been focusing on our songwriting a lot recently and hopefully won't disappoint. thanks for the comments on this and our other songs everybody.
Rise Titans Atlantica
Backwater [7/11/2006 12:41:32 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 1.5 stars
sorry PL, nothing melodic and that's what I happen to be partial to. can't bash the musicianship being as the rhythm is pretty tight. the synth stuff adds some nice color to a fairly bland riff. the vocals are a little too distorted for me to get much out of the lyrics. no melody or lyrics to relate to make the score lower. chalk it up to personal taste.
Even Albatross Wept
Backwater [6/29/2006 10:47:54 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
this song is excellent. when I get off work, i will download it to keep forever.
THAT'S ROCK'N ROLL BABY
Backwater [6/29/2006 10:35:59 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 2.5 stars
the voice is too lackadaysical for the music especially during the breaks. the intro and drum break made me want to like this more.
"I'm a Soldier"
Backwater [6/29/2006 10:33:08 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 2 stars
yo, this isn't very good in my opinion.
Live Like Kings Forever
Backwater [6/29/2006 10:30:35 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
I like these guys for some reason. they've got a raw energy about them. this particular song deserves a little better than 3.5, but not 4 stars. It does kind of trail off at the end (he said trailing off at the end)....
hollow
Backwater [6/29/2006 10:20:57 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 2 stars
I don't like the keyboard sound or the sound effects on the voice. They're distracting.
She Dares All Things
Backwater [6/29/2006 10:18:36 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 2.5 stars
too bad the band is removing this song. it's pretty good. it's a little anti-climactic and doesn't seem to have dynamic range, but has a very full sound that's pleasing to the ear.
The Rye (La Da De Da Da Da Da)
Backwater [6/29/2006 10:09:54 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
This is a weird song, but I like it. It deserves better than 3 stars for originality alone. I like the watery guitar
phases of the moon
Backwater [6/29/2006 10:04:21 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3 stars
This is ok. As it goes on, it stops being as interesting as when I first hit play. Not enough variation for me.
What We Live
Backwater [6/28/2006 1:41:02 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
cool #@&%!. i like the riffing. the vocals don't seem to have as much energy as the rest of teh band though.
DOOBIE - CADILLAC PIMPIN'
Backwater [6/28/2006 1:37:50 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 2 stars
better than the last few crappy raps i've heard.