Differentiating it from the last album, where many of the songs were written on acoustic guitar, is a more moody and diverse album.
The songs retain the innocent, '60s girl pop-esque quality of the band's debut, but most tracks, such as the danceable "Keep Your Head Up" and beat-driven "Were Before," add a certain hazy atmosphere, sweeping feel, and more complicated aural dynamic. "Lyrically, I definitely feel like this album was more inspired by our experiences here whereas the last one was more inspired by experiences in California," says Oblivion.
Aside from a trickle of electronic embellishments, their sound is largely unchanged.
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Music is a very personal outlet and it can unify people in a totally unique way.
So we decided to take three months off and just live normal lives." Oblivion describes this time as "a dark period" and says that, at this time, the band wasn't talking much.
However, when they did reconvene for what would become the band's new album, , Oblivion and Follin found that they were on the same page.