- The Take Over, The Breaks Over
- This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race
- I'm Like a Lawyer With the Way I'm Always Trying to Get You Off (Me & Y
- Hum Hallelujah
- THNKS Fr TH MMRS
- Don't You Know Who I Think I Am?
- The (After) Life of the Party
- The Carpal Tunnel of Love
- Bang the Doldrums
- Fame < Infamy
- You're Crashing, But You're No Wave
- I've Got All This Ringing in My Ears and None on My Fingers
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Growing up is never easy to do in the land of punk-pop -- or, to use the dreaded three-letter word, "emo" -- but Fall Out Boy do a pretty good job of evolving on this, the follow-up to their breakthrough, Under the Cork Tree. The foursome waste little time in serving notice that the times have a-changed, bringing in Jay-Z to introduce the improbably catchy opener, "Thriller" -- a tune that suggests the Foo Fighters tussling with Tom Petty at a high-class strip club. While Hova's appearance is just a cameo, a funky vibe permeates much of Infinity On High, as evidenced by the swinging wink-fest "The Take Over, the Break's Over" and the giddily sex-crazed "I'm Like a Lawyer with the Way I'm Always Trying to Get You Off," the latter produced by R&B master Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds. Yes, they tend to their roots here and there, tossing off short, sharp, hook-filled pogo-inducers like "You're Crashing, but You're No Wave," but it's abundantly clear that the boys have got no intention of lingering in the moshpit long enough to get bruised -- or, for that matter, bored. That cheerful restlessness is most unmistakable on "I've Got All This Ringing in My Ears and None on My Fingers," a horn-driven blast of pure pop with an anthemic infectiousness that's one part vintage Bon Jovi and one part Scissor Sisters -- a combination as addictive as it is unlikely. If you're doing the math, this one is intoxicating to the infinite power.
Performance CreditsFall Out Boy Primary Artist
Ken Wiley French Horn
Nick Lane Bass Trombone
Darrell Leonard Trombonium
Butch Walker Vocals
Babyface Mandolin,Hammond Organ
Chad Gilbert Guitar,Soloist
Ryan Ross Guitar,Soloist
Lindsay Blaufarb Vocals
Sophie Toufa Vocals
Technical CreditsLeonard Cohen Composer
Babyface Producer,Audio Production
Neal Avron Producer,Engineer,Audio Production,Choir Arrangement
Darrell Leonard Horn Arrangements
Rob Lewis String Arrangements
Butch Walker Producer
John Neumann Spiritual Advisor
Scott Riebling Engineer
Louis Marino Art Direction
Paul Boutin Engineer
Fall Out Boy Composer
Erich Talaba Engineer
Patrick Stump Producer
Chuck Anderson Illustrations
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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