Wat is het fijn om weer nieuwe muziek van The Wonder Years te horen! Oldest Daughter volgt, bijna tien jaar later, het liedje Madelyn op. Hoewel de sound helemaal anders is, blijft het bericht, en het einde, van het liedje hetzelfde. De power van Oldest Daughter straalt vooral veel verdriet en pijn uit. En met deze nieuwste bewijst The Wonder Years voor de zoveelste keer wat ze in haar mars heeft.
"It's about coming to the understanding that you can't save everyone", Dan explains. "There are going to be people you love who will destroy themselves no matter how badly you want them to stop".
The Wonder Years are a band & they are a band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & they came to life in 2005 & they write songs & those songs are sometimes about people they love & those songs are sometimes about people you might have loved & those songs are sometimes about a city that could be the city you live in or a neighborhood that feels like it could be your neighborhood & they put those songs on albums & they put those songs on The Upsides in 2010 & they put those songs on Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing in 2011 & on The Greatest Generation in 2013 on No Closer to Heaven in 2015 & those albums were loved by critics & even more loved by fans & their shows are awash with a genuine emotional energy that only they can pull out of a room & The Wonder Years are a band made up of old friends & they play rock & roll music & they play it like they mean it & they have played it in a lot of places & in front of a lot of people & they have played it in dive bars & arenas & outside with the whole sky bowing & they have played it on five continents & they have played it in thirty countries & they are still counting & Sister Cities is their new album & it is an album about how all of our distance might not be so wide after all & it was written with the world on fire & all of the songs sound like they are trying to build you a bridge from somewhere bad to somewhere better & The Wonder Years are a band & they are also bridge builders.
Bron: Hanif Aburraqib on their Spotify Page Bio