Love Drunk

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All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
Boys Like Girls' self-titled debut album was an unexpected success, eventually going gold. Devoid of any hit singles, the album seemed to catch on because it was a perfect distillation of the emo-pop sound with no rough edges to scare people away. For the follow-up, 2009's Love Drunk, the band sticks to the same basic template of slick emo-pop with uptempo songs that sound stadium singalong-friendly and ballads that seem destined to melt teenage girls' hearts. The difference this time is that the songwriting is improved and the songs hookier, especially the rockers. "She's Got a Boyfriend Now" and "Contagious" sound like 2000s updates of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
Boys Like Girls' self-titled debut album was an unexpected success, eventually going gold. Devoid of any hit singles, the album seemed to catch on because it was a perfect distillation of the emo-pop sound with no rough edges to scare people away. For the follow-up, 2009's Love Drunk, the band sticks to the same basic template of slick emo-pop with uptempo songs that sound stadium singalong-friendly and ballads that seem destined to melt teenage girls' hearts. The difference this time is that the songwriting is improved and the songs hookier, especially the rockers. "She's Got a Boyfriend Now" and "Contagious" sound like 2000s updates of the classic '80s sound of pop
ockers like Bryan Adams and Rick Springfield.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/8/2009
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 886974919223
  • Catalog Number: 749192
  • Sales rank: 79,181

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Boys Like Girls Primary Artist
Vince Jones Piano
Charlie Bisharat Violin
David Campbell Conductor
Joel Derouin Concert Master
Josefina Vergara Violin
Antoine Silverman Violin
Rudy Stein Cello
Sara Parkins Violin
Julian Hallmark Violin
Chad Royce Keyboards
Scott Mann Keyboards
Brian Howes Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Steve Richards Cello
Martin Johnson Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals
John Keefe Drums, Group Member
Bryan Donahue Bass, Group Member
Paul DiGiovanni Guitar, Group Member
Jason "JVP" VanPoederooyen Percussion, Keyboards
David Paul Campbell Conductor
Dave Eggar Cello
Mario de León Violin
The Vancouver Mafia Background Vocals
Philip Waiman Violin
Technical Credits
Bret Disend Executive Producer
Chad Royce Programming, Engineer, String Arrangements
Vlado Meller Mastering
Sam Hollander Composer
Michael Caffery Engineer
Scott Mann Programming, Engineer
Brian Howes Composer, Producer
Sean Gould Engineer
S*A*M Producer
Dave Katz Composer
Sluggo Producer
Martin Johnson Composer, Producer
Jason "JVP" VanPoederooyen Programming, Engineer
David Paul Campbell String Arrangements
Mike Caffrey Engineer
Mark Maxwell Producer
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