Yes, Panic at the Disco
come off as prancing dandies, with all that guyliner and circus shit. But they also write some catchy tunes, despite burdening them with Oklahoma-sized titles like “There’s a Good Reason These Tables Are Numbered Honey, You Just Haven’t Thought of It Yet” and “The Only Difference Between Martyrdom and Suicide Is Press Coverage.”
Panic’s 2005 debut, A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
, sounded a bit like Fall Out Boy’s baby brother – little surprise since the group was signed to Fall Out Boy’s label and pretty much mentored by Boy’s Pete Wentz. But on the new Pretty. Odd
, Panic (now without that misplaced exclamation point) dig through their parents’ record collections and come out sounding like Magical Mystery Tour
-era Beatles ...