Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | Photos | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Tour Dates/Tix | Feeds
Kids In The Way - Apparitions of a Melody: The Dead Letters Edition Review

by Brodie

Kids In The Way, a 4-piece self-proclaimed rock/screamo band from Indianapolis, IN., offers up a re-release of their 2005 release, "Apparitions of a Melody", complete with 2 new songs. The question is…..why? Not unlike Underoath's re-release last year of "They're Only Chasing Safety", KITW have released an album just barely a year old, with new tracks "Fiction", and "Getting Over You Getting Over Me", the latter of which sounds like nothing more than a youth group anthem you'd hear 14 year old girls singing on a church bus while driving to youth camp. KITW, although described by many as having strong screamo elements, never hit that level, rather opting (thankfully) for more melodic vocal lines, with the occasional strategically placed scream. That's not bad though, it keeps them from being like every other band out there today.

"Apparitions…" isn't a bad release, it's just hard to see why they, or perhaps their label, would decide to release a album all over again with two new songs, instead of simply making the new tunes available as a pay-for download. One has to wonder if lagging album sales last year may have led to the release, using the new tracks as motivation to spur some extra sales. It would be a shame if album sales warranted a re-release, instead of offering their fans a full release of all new material. One can only hope that isn't the case.

CD Info and Links

Kids In The Way - Apparitions of a Melody: The Dead Letters Edition

Label:Flicker Records

Preview and Purchase This CD Online

Visit the official homepage

More articles for this artist

tell a friend about this review



News Reports
Day in Rock:
Lamb Of God's Mark Morton Streams Chester Bennington Collaboration- Rush Members To Make Special Appearance- Unreleased David Bowie Tracks In New Collection- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock

. .


Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2013 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.