An Analysis Of Sum41's New Song, 13 Voices

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The Evidences of Popularization On October 7th, 2016, Sum41 released their new album, 13 Voices. Because of the fact that It’s been 5 years from the last single ‘Screaming Bloody Murder’ releasement, many rock fans were excited all over the world. However, When Sum41 posted some of new songs on U-TUBE, some critics and fans pointed out that there are less elements that indicate Sum41’s particular features in their new songs, and their comprehensive impression is pretty similar to Linkin park’s songs which is famous for Transformer series’ sound tracks. It seems there would be some specific elements which have inspired Sum41 in some ways.

1. The First appearance of Emotional Rock.

In 2000, when Sum41 released EP, ‘Half hour of power’, it was a period in which meaning of music changed. Lots of pop musicians, such as Britney spears and Backstreet Boys, whose songs were recorded with full of virtual instruments and addictive melodies caught people’s attention while previous generation of music was based on real instruments, and melody was complexed. Since people were exposed to
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It could be said if ‘All Killer, No Filler’ brought them onto America music mainstream, ‘Does it look infected’ brought them on to world music stream. Regardless the amount of album sales, after they released it, all of the world noticed their existence. At the meantime, there were two types of rock bands, one was slow tempo rock, such as, The Calling’s ‘Wherever You Will Go’ and Nickelback’s ‘How You Remind Me’, which could touch young consumers heart, and another was heavy and metal based rock band, such as Hoobastank, Creed, Linkinpark and so on. Although their songs comprehensive features which were on the middle between popularity and serious rock features were slightly similar, they all had particular style. In case of Sum4, ‘Still Waiting’ and ‘The Hell Song’ were fixed as ‘Sum41 style’ in people’s

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