by Brand New
Released: Jun 2003
Label: Razor & Tie\Triple Crown
Brand New mix emo-punk catharsis with radio-ready melodies so deftly that you don't even notice those two things aren't supposed to go together. Deja Entendu is bursting with cleverly phrased bitterness, has just enough Pavement to keep you listening, and contains the best song titles of the year.