Hum Hallelujah - Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High
Label: Mercury - 1720575 • Format: CD Album • Country: Australia & New Zealand • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock
Fall Out Boy also utilized instruments such as hornsviolins, and pianos, which had not been used on previous releases. As reported by Billboardthe band "[drifted] further from its pop punk roots to write increasingly accessible pop tunes", a slight departure from the group's previous sound.
Critics felt that its lyrics served as a response to the band's rise to fame. Infinity on High debuted at number one on the US Billboardselling overcopies in its first week of sales and becoming the band's first number-one album. It also reached number one in New Zealand and peaked within the top-five of countries including Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. The album received generally positive reviews from critics, with many praising Stump's vocals and the band's new Hum Hallelujah - Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High direction, and has sold over three million copies worldwide and over 2.
After taking a two-month break following the band's Black Clouds and Underdogs tour in promotion of their album From Under the Cork TreeFall Out Boy returned to the studio to begin work on their follow-up effort. The band's label, Island Recordsunderwent changes while the group prepared to record, which postponed the studio schedule for three weeks. That's part of what's been wrong with the rock industry: they keep fans waiting far too long, and bands go away and disappear off the face of the planet.
That's not the way it's going to be for Fall Out Boy. While writing the album, Fall Out Boy began searching for potential producers. Neal Avronwho also produced the band's previous album, handled production for eleven of Infinity on High' s fourteen tracks.
This period included both rehearsals and writing, as well as working out all the sounds and arrangements. Generally, Wentz would write his lyrics first and send them to Stump, who would create a melody by playing guitar along to the words to "find a groove".
After a melody Hum Hallelujah - Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High written, Stump would create a general rhythm for the song. Although Fall Out Boy has no specific rhythm or lead guitar roles, Stump viewed himself as more of a rhythm guitarist on the album due to his experience as a drummer in previous bands.
Upon listening to the finished tracks, the members selected guest appearances they felt would work with the songs. This year it's like, we made some new friends, like Lil Wayne. Or let's get He Aint Heavy, Hes My Brother - The Housemartins - Now Thats What I Call Quite Good on there.
We called him up and thought we were gonna talk to his assistant. Then he answers the phone, like, 'Yo, this is Hov,' and we were like, 'Um And it was pretty crazy. West then agreed to create a remix of " This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race " three weeks before the scheduled release of the album.
During the recording of the album, the band members pursued other various activities. The album marked a departure in Fall Out Boy's sound in which the band implemented a diverse array of musical styles. As reported by Billboard Hum Hallelujah - Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High , Fall Out Boy "drifts further from its hardcore punk roots to write increasingly accessible pop tunes," a slight departure from the group's previous more pop punk sound.
The older Fall Out Boy elements, from the early records, are definitely there, and this album is an extension of that. The band also used instruments that did not appear on previous albums, such as horns and violins. The members became more open to experimentation, but attempted to not over-produce the album; Stump stated that he "had to resist the temptation to use a lot of strings.
While writing the album, Wentz drew lyrical inspiration from rapper Lil Waynewhom he called "the best lyricist of .
Sasha Frere-Jones of The New Yorker commented that "The only top-ten acts that talk about fame as much as Fall Out Boy does are rappers, although their take on selling records is less conflicted. The album's title is taken from a letter written by Vincent van Gogh to his brother Theo inin which he describes his The Prophet - Kenny Dorham And The Jazz Prophets - Vol.
1 health and the positive effect it has had on his painting. Originally written in DutchVan Gogh's phrasing has been translated as "Be clearly aware of the stars and infinity on high. Then life seems almost enchanted after all". The photography for the album was done by Pamela Littky, and the sets on the album artwork were designed by Todd Fjelsted.
Chuck Anderson of NoPattern designed the artwork for the album. A winged sheep named Franklyn is depicted on the cover of the album in a bedroom with the moon and stars in the background, while the inside of the Twinkling Sky - Yul Anderson - The Wind Starlight booklet features " tarot card " designs with photos of each of the band members.
The song was shipped to radio the same night as the performance. It was a Growing Process - Unni Wilhelmsen - Definitely Me hit in the United States, peaking at 81 on the Billboard Hot On February 6,the day of the album's release, Fall Out Boy played three free shows, each in a different city in the United States.
The day started with a morning performance in Times Square in New York City, followed by a gig in the band's hometown of Chicago, and then Suspicion - Danny Mirror & The Jordanaires - 50 X The King - Elvis Presleys Greatest Songs late-night show in Los Angeles.
Wentz stated "It's a health issue, but not a health issue that anyone needs to worry about. It's not life-threatening, it's more about being overworked and worn down. The band gave Hum Hallelujah - Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High prints to winners at every stop on the Honda Civic Tour. Wentz hoped that the contest would serve to "[shed] some light on the much-needed support for blood drives.
The tour was inspired by Maurice Sendak 's children's book Mylene Farmer* - California (Remixes) the Wild Things Areand included sets designed by artist Rob Dobi containing images from the book. Commenting on the decision to incorporate elements from the book, Wentz explained " Where the Wild Things Are is a great narrative. It encapsulates pretty much every FOB song ever written: You know, tantrums and monster islands and all.
Four songs were released Hum Hallelujah - Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High singles from the album's fourteen tracks, of which three charted on the US Billboard Hot and all reaching international charts.
Infinity on High was spurred on by the lead single " This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race ", which became the highest charting song for band and their first Hum Hallelujah - Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High chart worldwide. Wentz commented on the band's decision to pick "This Ain't a Scene The single solddigital downloads in its opening week,  breaking various music industry records and becoming the highest debut of It reached number one in New Zealand, number two in the UK, number four and Platinum status in Australia, number four on the Canadian Hot and in Ireland, and placed at number nine on the European Hot It peaked at number eleven on the Hot with twenty-eight chart weeks before it was retired.
It came at number five on Digital Songs, but performed weaker on the Radio Songs chart at number forty. Critical response for Infinity on High was quite positive, with many praising Stump's vocals and the album's new musical direction. At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 75, based on 23 reviews, which indicates "generally favorable reviews".
Club enjoyed the disc's new pop direction and felt that the songs that were more typical of Fall Out Boy's original sound, such as "The Carpal Tunnel of Love" undermined the album's potential. However, some critics felt that the album was overly ambitious and that the band's musical departure may alienate listeners. Chad Grischow of IGN felt that the album's dramatic hooks seem "bloated" at times: "The band does a great of focusing on what they do best, but the album does drown itself a bit with all the overwhelming enormity of it all.
He called the album's various styles "hit and miss", yet commented that "Once Infinity on High sinks in, it's indeed a fun record. But for a band that was once so self-assured and able to utilize its talents so compellingly, the album is regrettably haphazard. Infinity on High was a major commercial success, debuting at number one on the US Billboard chart, with first week Hum Hallelujah - Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High ofcopies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Infinity on High also opened at number one on Billboard' s Rock Albums, Tastemaker Albums, Heaven Calling - Halo (23) - Heaven Calling Digital Albums charts,  with overdigital sales making up the total first week tally.
The album also charted inside the top five worldwide, making it the band's most successful and breakthrough album internationally. Infinity on High charted all over Europe, debuting at number eight on Billboard' s European Albums chart.
In its 31st chart week it broke into the top ten again where it remained for another six weeks in a row, accumulating a total of thirteen weeks in the top ten. After marking its first twelve weeks in the top ten, it went on to spend a combined total of twenty-six weeks inside the top twenty and received a Platinum accreditation from the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand RIANZ for 15, shipments. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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