2003 — " Where is your boy tonight? I hope he is a gentleman." (Grand Theft Autumn/Where Is Your Boy)
2005 — "And sugar, we're going down swinging. I'll be your number one with a bullet." ( Sugar, We re Going Down )
2005 — "Dance, dance, we re falling apart to half time, dance, dance." ( Dance, Dance )
To the present:
2007 — "And the lies I weave are oh so intricate, oh so intricate." (This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race )
Just six years ago, Fall Out Boy (Patrick Stump, Pete Wentz, Andrew Hurley, Joe Trohman) was as right, even if the other tracks on the album could obtain higher success. He wrote the song based on his contravention with the evolving emo scene. This song includes elements of hip-hop, R&B, and of course, punk.
The second single off of Infinity on High is reportedly to be The Carpal Tunnel of Love. It is available online and debuted at #81 on the Billboard Hot 100. To some fans, the song is a reminiscent of FOB s older material, particularly their last two albums, Take This to Your Grave and From Under the Cork Tree.
Thanks for the Memories or Thnks Fr Th Mmrs is a great track and hopefully be one of FOB's future singles. Through the catchy music, the song explains though past events are not letting them proceed with their lives, they are still trying to do so.
FOB shifted to a different direction this time around. Some fans already had this vibe when they were told that FOB was working with the legendary Babyface, who is more soul than rock. Therefore, fans may easily point out after scanning through the album and feel that it leans more on the pop side, rather than punk. However, being a big pop/rock fan, I enjoy just about every song on Infinity on High. There really are no tracks that need to be skipped. If
you don't like the album much the first time around, give it another chance. You may just find yourself discovering your favorite tracks and loving this album.