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Descendents – I Don’t Want To Grow Up – Vinyl Record

 

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Descendents – I Don’t Want To Grow Up – Vinyl Record

I Don’t Want to Grow Up is the second studio album by the American punk rock band Descendents, released in 1985 through New Alliance Records. This album marked a significant moment in the band’s career, showcasing their blend of melodic hardcore punk with themes of youthful rebellion, personal angst, and humor. Descendents were formed in 1977 in Manhattan Beach, California.

The album is characterized by its fast-paced, energetic sound and catchy melodies, which would later be influential in the development of pop punk. The lyrics reflect themes of teenage frustration, relationships, and the desire to resist the responsibilities of adulthood. Combines the speed and aggression of hardcore punk with melodic hooks. The band often infuses their songs with a sense of humor and personal reflection, making their music relatable to a wide audience. The album features brief, high-energy tracks typical of punk rock, with most songs under two minutes.

Notable Tracks

“Descendents”: A self-referential and energetic opener that sets the tone for the album.
“I Don’t Want to Grow Up”: The title track, expressing a desire to avoid adult responsibilities and maintain a youthful spirit.
“Pervert”: A fast, aggressive song with a humorous edge.
“Rockstar”: Discusses the pitfalls and fantasies of becoming a rock star.
“GCF” (Good Clean Fun): A brief track that emphasizes having fun without taking things too seriously.
“My World”: Reflects personal angst and frustration, a common theme in their music.
“Theme”: An instrumental piece that showcases the band’s musicality.

I Don’t Want to Grow Up was well-received by critics and fans, praised for its energetic performance and relatable themes. It solidified Descendents’ place in the punk rock scene. The album has been influential in the development of pop punk and melodic hardcore, inspiring many bands that followed.

Descendents are considered pioneers in the punk rock and pop punk genres, with I Don’t Want to Grow Up being a key album in their discography. The band’s ability to blend fast, aggressive music with catchy melodies and humorous, personal lyrics has left a lasting impact on punk music.

I Don’t Want to Grow Up by Descendents is a seminal punk rock album that captures the band’s signature sound and themes of youthful rebellion and personal angst. Its energetic, melodic hardcore style and relatable lyrics make it a timeless classic in the punk genre. For fans of punk rock and those interested in the roots of pop punk, this album offers an essential and enjoyable listening experience.

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Track Listing
Descendents
I Don’t Want To Grow Up
Pervert
Rockstar
No FB
Can’t Go Back
GCF
My World
Theme
Silly Girl
In Love This Way
Christmas Vacation
Good Good Things
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