Cardiology Good Charlotte made hay in the early 2000s by pointing their mall-friendly mockery at the "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" — until they adopted… Cardiology Good Charlotte made hay in the early 2000s by pointing their mall-friendly mockery at the "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" — until they adopted… 2010-11-02 Good Charlotte Pop
Music Review

Cardiology (2010)

EW's GRADE
C

Details Release Date: Nov 02, 2010; Lead Performance: Good Charlotte; Genre: Pop

Good Charlotte made hay in the early 2000s by pointing their mall-friendly mockery at the ''Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous'' — until they adopted that lifestyle themselves. Cardiology, the pop-punk band’s fifth album, struggles to stay relevant. ''I’ve never felt so alive!'' singer Joel Madden declares on the tepid ''Alive.'' ''We’re alive now,'' he adds a song later. Though his heart hasn’t failed him, unfortunately his ear for hooks has. C

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Originally posted Oct 27, 2010 Published in issue #1127 Nov 05, 2010 Order article reprints
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