Listeners who come for the trio’s Glee-approved breakout ”We Are Young” will be happy with Some Nights’ superior first half, which doubles down on the Queen-esque indie pomp the band toyed with on their 2009 debut. Soon, though, the rock theatricality and arm-in-arm choruses get ditched for Auto-Tuned verses, seven-minute freak-funk (frunk?) jams, and awkward hip-hop beats — none of which are likely to put a gleam in Ryan Murphy’s eye. B-
Some NightsListeners who come for the trio's Glee-approved breakout ''We Are Young'' will be happy with Some Nights' superior first half,...Some NightsListeners who come for the trio's Glee-approved breakout ''We Are Young'' will be happy with Some Nights' superior first half,...2012-02-15
FUN FOR ALL Although it begins primed to take on indie greatness, Some Nights' second half falters
Music Label: Fueled By Ramen
Posted January 17 2015 — 3:45 PM EST
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