The Maine’s Lovely Little Lonely Is A Strong Evolution of Style and Sound

One of the first things I notice about Lovely Little Lonely, sixth studio album from The Maine, is its incredibly smooth and very deliberate construction. I don’t normally like to review track-by-track, but this album warrants an exception to the rule. For example, “Lovely”, “Little” and “Lonely” make up the album’s three title tracks, serving as creative interludes that allows the various moods and styles to flow together in a way that makes the album feel much more like a long, coherent thought process than a simple collection of songs.…
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As It Is’ Latest Album Is More Than Just okay.

As someone who spent his teenage years being completely into pop punk as his primary music genre, As It Is’ okay. is a solid, comfortable throwback to that style of music but is also pretty fantastic on its own. At first glance, it may come across as a by-the-numbers pop punk album, but there is something more compelling going on beneath the surface.…
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