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Icon For Hire | Nerves

I have a heart that gets on everybody’s nerves
They don’t want the truth, they just want the words
Blah blah blah blah and I can sing until I’m dead
And none of you’ll remember a single thing I said

What’s the point in being a voice when everyone’s already sick of the noise?
Everyone’s already sick of the noise, everyone’s already sick of the noise (everyone’s already sick of the noise)
What’s the point in trying to change when everyone’s already stuck in their ways,
Everyone’s happy with more of the same, more of the same, more of the same

We were born kicking and screaming
Until we learned to turn it down

Took our dreams and got in line
Held our breath and hoped to die
Fade on
And all along, we got it wrong
Live a slow and painful life
Put our heart on hold inside
Fade on
And all along, we got it wrong
Oh we keep it hush hush hush
Have you had enough, have you, have you had enough?
Took our dreams and got in line
Held our breath and hoped to die
Fade on
And all along, we got it wrong

I have a heart that gets on everybody’s nerves
They don’t want the truth, they just want the words

Oh I hate your static pace, you ask no questions, let things be
All you people never learn, and your heart gets on my nerves
And your heart gets on my nerves, and your heart gets on my nerves

We were born kicking and screaming
Until we learned to turn it down

Took our dreams and got in line
Held our breath and hoped to die
Fade on
And all along, we got it wrong
Live a slow and painful life
Put our heart on hold inside
Fade on
And all along, we got it wrong
Oh we keep it hush hush hush
Have you had enough, have you, have you had enough?
Took our dreams and got in line
Held our breath and hoped to die
Fade on
And all along, we got it wrong

But no one listens, ‘cause no one cares
If you’re alive at all let me see you stare
But no one listens, 'cause no one cares
If you’re alive at all let me see you stare

I have a heart that gets on everybody’s nerves
They don’t want the truth, they just want the words
I have a heart that gets on everybody’s nerves
They don’t want the truth, they just want the words

Took our dreams and got in line
Held our breath and hoped to die
Fade on
And all along, we got it wrong
Live a slow and painful life
Put our heart on hold inside
Fade on
And all along, we got it wrong
Oh we keep it hush hush hush
Have you had enough, have you, have you had enough?
Took our dreams and got in line
Held our breath and hoped to die
Fade on
And all along, we got it wrong

We keep it hush hush hush

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Album Feature "ICON FOR HIRE - ICON FOR HIRE"

And here it is, my thoughts on Icon For Hire’s self-titled, sophomore record, that I finally finished listening. Their previous, “Scripted”, was absolutely delicious (as you can see by reading my review on it from earlier in the week), so of course the bar was set pretty high for this new one, but unfortunately my hopes weren’t exceeded.

“Icon For Hire” may not be the masterpiece its predecessor was, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a bad album as a whole, at all. This record has much more Pop songs than I was waiting for, but at the same time, much harder songs as well, so it ends up being kind of a mess and that’s why it fails to get to me. I admit that the opening track (and also first single), “Cynics & Critics”, is absurdly amazing, but even though you can get what the sound of the album is by listening attentively to it, it’s not representative at all because the rest of the songs aren’t as good.

Not everything could be wrong though, the ballads here are perfect and not at all disappointing and Ariel’s voice is sounding better than ever on all of the songs so, yeah, just for that “Icon For Hire” passes the more of average bar.

This band is awesome and has plenty of time to sort their sound out for good and make even more unbelievable records, but in the meantime let their sophomore grow on you and who knows, maybe one day it will be one of the best albums you’ve ever listened to. 

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Icon For Hire “Cynics & Critics”

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JOHN KOSH- English album cover designer doing work for the Beatles, Marvin Gaye, Rolling Stones and more. as a commissioner i thought he would be a good one to put down as he has done/worked on some real iconic albums. he was hired as creative director for apple records. (which was founded by the Beatles)