Love Drunk As their hilariously straightforward band name suggests, Boston's Boys Like Girls have no use for nuance. They've broken out of the pop-punk underground not by… Love Drunk As their hilariously straightforward band name suggests, Boston's Boys Like Girls have no use for nuance. They've broken out of the pop-punk underground not by… 2009-09-08 Boys Like Girls Rock
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Love Drunk (2009)

Boys Like Girls | POP PUNKS Boys Like Girls
POP PUNKS Boys Like Girls
EW's GRADE
B

Details Release Date: Sep 08, 2009; Lead Performance: Boys Like Girls; Genre: Rock

As their hilariously straightforward band name suggests, Boston's Boys Like Girls have no use for nuance. They've broken out of the pop-punk underground not by illuminating the dark corners of young-person romance but by crafting songs that make the rituals of 
 teenhood feel like scenes in a Zac Efron movie. Three years after their hit debut, they're a little older but just as emphatic: ''I'm 23 and invincible!'' crows frontman Martin Johnson on ''She's Got a 
 Boyfriend Now,'' one of the sprightlier numbers on the uniformly zippy 
 Love Drunk. The world is these guys' post-prom party. B

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Originally posted Sep 02, 2009 Published in issue #1064 Sep 11, 2009 Order article reprints