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All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
On their first major-label release (after an EP and album for Fearless), the Maine take a step away from the emo-pop sound they began with. Instead of fast tempos, sunny songs about girls, and Auto-Tuned vocals, Black & White has a more mature and measured approach. The tempos are nearly all mid, the mood is often melancholy or nostalgic, and the overall feel is much more grown up. The presence of Hammond organ is a trademark signifier of a serious and adult band and it appears in a handful of songs here, layered in among the acoustic guitars. There's no trace of punk left in their approach, in other words. In fact, if the vocals had more of a twang, the record could ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
On their first major-label release (after an EP and album for Fearless), the Maine take a step away from the emo-pop sound they began with. Instead of fast tempos, sunny songs about girls, and Auto-Tuned vocals, Black & White has a more mature and measured approach. The tempos are nearly all mid, the mood is often melancholy or nostalgic, and the overall feel is much more grown up. The presence of Hammond organ is a trademark signifier of a serious and adult band and it appears in a handful of songs here, layered in among the acoustic guitars. There's no trace of punk left in their approach, in other words. In fact, if the vocals had more of a twang, the record could pass for a modern country release. It will certainly appeal to the same kind of fans who like Taylor Swift -- people who like solid, catchy songs, sung earnestly. There are definitely quite a few songs that would sound good on the radio, like the hooky "Fuel to the Fire" and the cute "Right Girl."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/13/2010
  • Label: Warner Bros / Wea
  • UPC: 093624969068
  • Catalog Number: 523012
  • Sales rank: 48,523

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Don't Stop Now (3:36)
  2. 2 Right Girl (3:36)
  3. 3 Growing Up (4:00)
  4. 4 Fuel To the Fire (3:11)
  5. 5 Inside of You (3:50)
  6. 6 Every Road (3:37)
  7. 7 Listen To Your Heart (3:15)
  8. 8 Saving Grace (3:53)
  9. 9 Give It To Me (2:42)
  10. 10 Color (3:41)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Maine Primary Artist
Howard Benson Piano
Michito Sánchez Percussion
Marc VanGool Guitar
John O'Callaghan Vocals, Group Member
Kennedy Brock Guitar, Group Member
Jared Monaco Guitar, Group Member
Garrett Nickelsen Bass, Group Member
Pat Kirch Drums, Group Member
Technical Credits
Martin Briley Composer
Howard Benson Producer
Dana Calitri Composer
Paul DeCarli Digital Editing
Butch Walker Composer
Mike Plotnikoff Engineer
Zac Maloy Composer
Nina Ossoff Composer
Hatsukazu "Hatch" Inagaki Engineer
Marc VanGool Guitar Techician
Xavier Ramos Marketing
Jon Nicholson Drum Technician
Donny Phillips Art Direction, Art Conception
The Maine Composer, Art Conception
David Bassett Composer
Tim Kirch Art Conception
Dirk Mai Art Conception
Mark Weinburg Composer
Gregg Wattenburg Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    THE MAINE<3

    the maine is the most amazing band! :D

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    Posted July 20, 2010

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