An Album a Day: The First Time

June 12, The First Time by Kelsea Ballerini Genre: Country Year: 2015 Runtime: 40:18 Total Number of Tracks: 12 Songs you might know: – “Peter Pan” – “Love Me Like You Mean It” – “Dibs” – “Yeah Boy” My prior relationship with the album: Like many country artists, Kelsea Ballerini is a name I had heard many times over the last couple years without really being able to associate a … Continue reading An Album a Day: The First Time

An Album a Day: Happiness Begins

June 8, Happiness Begins by Jonas Brothers Genre: Pop that would be in a Corona commercial.  Year: 2009 Runtime: 43:44 Total Number of Tracks: 14 Songs you might know: – “Sucker” – “Cool” My prior relationship with the album: This is one of the few albums I’m reviewing for Album a Day that is brand spanking new, so I really don’t have much of a prior … Continue reading An Album a Day: Happiness Begins

An Album a Day: Metro Station

May 25, Metro Station by Metro Station Genre: Imagine a world where Gene Belcher of Bob’s Burgers attended Warped Tour and was inspired to make an album. That album would the same genre as Metro Station. I’m not 100% sure the world has a word for this genre yet.  Year: 2007 Runtime: 30:56 Total Number of Tracks: 10 Songs you might know: – “Seventeen Forever” – “Control” – “Kelsey” – … Continue reading An Album a Day: Metro Station

An Album a Day: Salute (Deluxe Edition)

May 14, Salute (Deluxe Edition) by Little Mix Genre: Pop Year: 2013 Runtime: 58:19 Total Number of Tracks: 16, including four bonus tracks not on the standard edition. Of those four, three are bonus songs and one is an acoustic version of “Little Me,” which is on the standard edition but the acoustic version is not. Songs you might know: – “Salute” – “Move” – “Little Me” My … Continue reading An Album a Day: Salute (Deluxe Edition)

An Album a Day: HERO

May 10, HERO by Maren Morris Genre: Country according to Maren’s marketing people, pop with a country influence according to me. Year: 2016 Runtime: 37:49 Total Number of Tracks: 11 Songs you might know: – “Rich” – “My Church” – “I Could Use A Love Song” – “80s Mercedes” My prior relationship with the album: I was first introduced to Maren Morris through Niall Horan. He mentioned being a fan … Continue reading An Album a Day: HERO

An Album a Day: Badlands

May 8, Badlands by Halsey Genre: Um… Alternative Pop? Maybe? Year: 2015 Runtime: 40:03 Total Number of Tracks: 11 Songs you might know: – “Castle” – “New Americana” – “Colors” – “Ghost” My prior relationship with the album: I was first introduced to Halsey when one of my friends got rather obsessed with her back in 2015, but I didn’t bother listening to Badlands myself until a year later … Continue reading An Album a Day: Badlands

An Album a Day: Living Room

April 30, Living Room by AJR Genre: Pop, but like if people with artistic sensibilities made it.  Year: 2015 Runtime: 46:02 Total tracks: 13 Songs you might know: – “Infinity” – “I’m Ready” My prior relationship with this album: I never really bothered with Living Room until a year and a half ago when AJR released their sophomore album, The Click. After that album stole my heart, I went back and listened to Living … Continue reading An Album a Day: Living Room

An Album a Day: Wild Things

April 20, Wild Things by Ladyhawke Genre: Pop Year: 2016 Runtime: 37:48 Total tracks: 11 Songs you might know: – “A Love Song” – “Wild Things” My prior relationship with this album: I first discovered Ladyhawke/Wild Things because several songs were on rotation at the store where I used to work. The one that really sold me was “Golden Girl.” Upbeat and catchy, I was always excited when it came … Continue reading An Album a Day: Wild Things

An Album a Day: Penguin Prison

April 13, Penguin Prison by Penguin Prison Genre: That ’80s synthpop stuff that was not actually made in the ’80s Year: 2011 Runtime: 46:17 Total tracks: 11 Songs you might know: – “Don’t Fuck With My Money” – “Golden Train” – “Something I’m Not” – “The Worse It Gets” – “Fair Warning” My prior relationship with this album: I was first introduced to this album on a mini … Continue reading An Album a Day: Penguin Prison