Find out at which radio station you can hear LIFE CAN'T GET MUCH BETTER - GOOD CHARLOTTE . Life can't get much better Let's just stay together "[26] The A.V. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. Home; About; Contact; Menu. reviewer Andy Roberts called it a "fresh collection of ultimately underwhelming, pop-punk, filler tracks. [15] For three months,[13] the brothers would write a song, show the rest of the band, practice it and then record it. We're gonna ride that electric high It's now or never and the time is right Turn up the power, we'll split the sky tonight We will rock, we won't stop [73] AllMusic reviewer Stephen Thomas Erlewine called it a "record that gleams but also roars, an album that still feels the pull of adolescent rebellion even as middle age sentimentality begins to descend. A music video for "Life Changes" followed in September, as did a headlining US tour in October and November. [23] Benji Madden was hesitant to include "The Outfield" on the album as it featured lyrics about his and brother's upbringing. "[28] With it being soaked in nostalgia, the album is "jam-packed full of Good Charlotte‘s playing-it-safe pop-punk and, as a consequence, is a pretty bland effort. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. These scars are tokens of promises broken. [97], "Makeshift Love" charted at number nine on the Alternative Digital Song Sales[98] and Rock Digital Song Sales charts,[99] and number 30 on the Hot Rock Songs chart. 1 albums as poor Alfie Arcuri sinks", "Swisscharts.com – Good Charlotte – Youth Authority", "Austriancharts.at – Good Charlotte – Youth Authority", "Charts.nz – Good Charlotte – Youth Authority", "Offiziellecharts.de – Good Charlotte – Youth Authority", "Good Charlotte Chart History (Canadian Albums)", "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes - SNEP (Week 29, 2016)", Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique, "Ultratop.be – Good Charlotte – Youth Authority", "Dutchcharts.nl – Good Charlotte – Youth Authority", "Good Charlotte Chart History (Alternative Digital Song Sales)", "Good Charlotte Chart History (Rock Digital Song Sales)", "Good Charlotte Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)", "australian-charts.com – ARIA Chartifacts 16-November-2015", "Rock Sound's Top Releases Of 2016: 30-21 - Features", "Benji Madden on the 'pain' of Good Charlotte's first albums and why they're back to their best", "Joel & Benji Madden on How 'Generation Rx' Helped Rejuvenate Their Band: 'We Feel Like Good Charlotte Belong to Us Again, https://www.discogs.com/Good-Charlotte-Youth-Authority/release/8827864, "Australiancharts.com – Good Charlotte – Youth Authority", Dance Floor Anthem (I Don't Want to Be in Love), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Youth_Authority&oldid=998888869, Short description is different from Wikidata, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Zakk Cervini – engineering, editing, programming, additional production, Matt Pauling – engineering, editing, programming, additional production, Courtney Ballard – additional editing, additional vocal editing, Zach Tuch – additional editing, assistant, This page was last edited on 7 January 2021, at 14:06. Exclusive Prime pricing. Joel Madden said Feldmann was a "very hardworking guy, very obsessive and he expects a lot of the people he works with. Bells,[22] acoustic guitars, piano and strings can be heard throughout the album. [31] In addition, a lyric video was also released,[32] directed by Christopher Sullivan. Do you really think I wouldn’t have tried. [11] "40 oz. Don't give up on us Don't give up on us Tell me that you meant Every word you said. This site uses cookies. [39] In August, the band played a few UK shows with support from Waterparks, Big Jesus and Roam, around their appearance at the Reading and Leeds Festivals. [55] On June 9, 2017, a music video was released for "Keep Swingin'",[57] which consists of tour footage. [8], The brothers did production and song writing work for 5 Seconds of Summer, All Time Low, Three 6 Mafia, among others. Start your 30-day free trial of Unlimited to listen to this song plus tens of millions more songs. "[19] Rock Sound's Ryan Bird praised it as a "sun-drenched delight that sees the quintet firmly reconnecting with their roots. Let’s just stay forever. [14] Two days before recording sessions started, all of the members and their respectively families gathered at Benji Madden's house. Dream" in May. [60] The clip focuses on a boy who hears his parents fighting; wanting to escape, he goes outside before ending up at an arcade. Listen to Life Can't Get Much Better by Good Charlotte, 94,172 Shazams, featuring on Good Charlotte Essentials, and Release: June 17, 2016 Apple Music playlists. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to Amazon.com (US). [39] Following the album's release, the band performed on the Warped Tour until the end of July. Youth Authority is the sixth studio album by American rock band Good Charlotte. [44] On June 13, a lyric video was released for "Life Can't Get Much Better", which features photos of fans with the band;[45] it was released as a single on June 20. [30] "Moving On" channels the electro-dance vibe of Good Morning Revival (2007)[26], On November 3, 2015, the band announced an end to their hiatus. [26] "Makeshift Love" incorporates the sound of an iPhone,[27] and is about being misunderstood by your significant other. [59] The video's message is about the effect relationships can have on other people. They eventually went back finished up the tracks. One of the best Good Charlotte Albums of all time! [11] They group had worked with Feldmann previously for a few songs, but had not recorded an album with him, which was something they had wanted to do for a while. Youth Authority received generally favourable reviews, according to review aggregator Metacritic, and scored an average of 4.8/10 at AnyDecentMusic?. Notice the 4 empty drawers on the bottom right! "[78] Dead Press! Life Cant Get Much Better Tabs - Good Charlotte, version (1). It was promoted with performances on Warped Tour for the remainder of the month, and a handful of UK shows surrounding the band's appearance at the Reading and Leeds Festivals. Watch the video for Life Can't Get Much Better from Good Charlotte's Youth Authority for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. The first day in the studio, they wrote "Life Changes". "LIFE CAN'T GET MUCH BETTER" by Good Charlotte tabbed by: DropDeee tuning: Standard *** The strumming pattern for the verses are 'down-up-down-up - up-down-up' *** for each chord. [105], All songs written by Benji Madden, Joel Madden, and John Feldmann, except where noted. Tell me that you meant Every word you said In the text you sent, I was going to bed The girl with the blue eyes With the blue eyes It ain't right, it was fucking with me last night. Playing via Spotify Playing via YouTube Playback options . 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[99] "Makeshift Love" charted at number 104 in Australia;[101] "Life Can't Get Much Better" performed slightly better in that country, reaching number 51. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. I'd give it all if you were mine. ", "Good Charlotte announce tour with the Story So Far, Four Year Strong, others", "Good Charlotte announce shows with Less Than Jake, Crown The Empire", "Win Tickets to See Good Charlotte on Their East Coast Tour", "Set Sail On The Warped Rewind At Sea With Us! [10] Additionally, they formed MDDN, an entity that served as a record label, management and music publishing company. I just want to see you here sometime 'Cause life can't get much better Let's just stay together These scars are tokens of promises broken Life can't get much better Let's just stay forever We've got to hold on, we've waited so long. [100] "Life Can't Get Much Better" charted at number nine on the Rock Digital Song Sales chart,[99] number 10 on the Alternative Digital Song Sales[98] number 19 on the Hot Rock Songs chart. Following the release of Cardiology in October 2010,[2] Good Charlotte went on hiatus. "[22], Youth Authority charted at number 23 on the Billboard 200,[79] and appeared on five additional Billboard charts: number three on the Independent Albums chart,[80] number four on the Alternative Albums[81] and Top Rock Albums charts,[82] number five on the Digital Albums chart,[83] and number 11 on the Top Album Sales Albums chart. Dream", directed by Josh Madden. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Preceded by the single release of "Life Can't Get Much Better" in June, Youth Authority was released in July through the Madden brothers' own label MDDN. [40] On the same day, the album's track listing was released. Bassist Paul Thomas got a degree at University of California, Berkeley. [106], "Good Charlotte - Youth Authority album review", "NEWS: Good Charlotte reveal artwork for new album Cardiology! Sometimes what you want isn't always what you get, but in the end what you get is so much better than what you wanted: by Caitlin: Life is filled with happiness, sadness, tears, smiles, laughter and other emotions but when life gets you down, just be strong about it and keep your head up high and have faith in all things in life. About. Life doesn't get much better than this . [72], Youth Authority received generally favourable reviews, according to review aggregator Metacritic,[74] and scored an average of 4.8/10 at AnyDecentMusic?. Tuesday, October 24, 2017. I'd give it all if I could get you back. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. By continuing to use this website, you agree to our policies regarding the use of cookies. [23] The release, however, provides an "admirable job updating Good Charlotte’s sound in ways that should please both long-term and new fans. [54] On September 7, a music video was released for "Life Changes";[55] directed by Alvarado,[56] it features footage from the All Time Low tour and Warped Tour. Working with collaborator John Feldmann, who produced the album, sessions concluded mid-2015. The artwork was done in collaboration with artist Brian Montuori and features 192 different pieces of posters, flyers and magazines. Drummer Dean Butterworth served as a session musician and wrote music for TV shows. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! "[14] He said the album felt like the "GC of the past" with "a new energy to it. [41], On May 2, "40 oz. Editors’ Notes After a long hiatus, Good Charlotte gain perspective but definitely don’t lose their edge. "[9] Alternative Press writer Evan Lucy complimented Feldmann's production, noting that he "helped the Maddens channel the emotional heft that’s always been at the core of their music. "[23], Katherine Flynn of Consequence of Sound said that it "actually doesn’t sound terrible", however, found that the brothers "don’t have a whole lot left to sing about, though; the songs’ substance begins and ends with their power chords. [13], The group wanted to return to the simplicity of their first three albums where they would write a song and record it instantaneously. After announcing the end of their hiatus in early November 2015, "Makeshift Love" was released as a single. Better, better, better It's getting better all the time Better, better, better I used to be cruel to my woman I beat her and kept her apart from the things that she loved Man I was mean but I'm changing my scene And I'm doing the best that I can (Ooh) I admit it's getting better (Better) A little better all the time (It can't get … This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Don't look down be honest. Life can't get much better Let's just stay forever We've got to hold on we've waited so long [Verse 2] If I knew we'd end up this way Do you really think I wouldn't have tried If I knew it would break us down Do you really think I would've lied Now I try to forget the past but it's all that's on my mind I'd give it all if I could get you back ", "NEWS: Good Charlotte name support for November/December 2017 UK tour! An Interview With Good Charlotte: Life Can’t Get Much Better. Interviews. [7] Guitarist Billy Martin worked as an artist/illustrator for Nickelodeon and Disney. [102], It was included at number 23 on Rock Sound's best releases of 2016. Joel Madden listened back to it the following week and was highly impressed by it, subsequently asking Quinn if they could include it on Youth Authority. "[13] Recording finished in summer 2015. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. Lyrics to Life Can't Get Much Better. Life Can't Get Much Better. From the Album Youth Authority [Explicit] July 15, 2016 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 ratings. I did get rid of a lot of stuff though and now I have several empty Sterilite bins and IKEA baskets! Tell me that you meant Every word you said In the text you sent, I was going to bed The girl with the blue eyes With the blue eyes It ain't right, it was fucking with me last night. Life can't get much better Let's just stay forever We've got to hold on, we've waited so long. By the end of each day, the group at least had a rough outline of a new song. November 9, 2016. I just want to see you here sometime 'Cause life can't get much better Let's just stay together These scars are tokens of promises broken Life can't get much better Let's just stay forever We've got to hold on, we've waited so long. Don't look down be real now. Life can't get much better Let's just stay forever We've got to hold on, we've waited so long. Life Can't Get Much Better Video: One promise we made it. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. No, thanks. [16] Long-time collaborator John Feldmann acted as producer. So here is a picture of the cleaned up IKEA Towers! Let's just stay together. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. [9] After releasing a mixtape, they began working on an album in 2012, which was eventually released as Greetings from California in 2014. They used this project to move away from Good Charlotte's pop punk sound[8] to explore pop music. 'Cause it couldn't be better, it couldn't be better It can't get much better than this Oh no, it can't get much better Oh no, it can't get much better than this Why don't you meet me after midnight? It’s their angst-ridden, palm-muted power chords that leave the kids swooning. Dream' Video", "NEWS: Good Charlotte detail sixth LP, 'Youth Authority', out July 15th 2016! Life Can't Get Much Better [Explicit] Good Charlotte. One promise we made it We said we'd never break it Don't look down, be honest Tell me, has it changed?. "[28], Troy L. Smith Cleveland.com found it an "immensely enjoyable experience" to listen to. But it's all that's on my mind. We're somewhere unforgiven. [36] On March 30, 2016, their new album was announced for release in July. "[51] Different retailers and countries included different bonus tracks: the iTunes version included "Rise";[52] the Best Buy edition featured "We'll Let It All Out" and "Life Is Hard";[53] the Japanese edition, which was released in September, featured "We'll Let It All Out", "Life Is Hard" and "Comatose". Life can't get much better. Pacific Coast Highway Life Life can't get much better than on Pacific Coast Highway. [61], The band performed its first show since its reformation on November 19, 2015, at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. Alternative Presswriter Evan Lucy complimented Feldmann's production, noting that he "helped the Maddens channel the emotional heft that’s always been at the cor… [29], "Keep Swingin'" was written while the Madden brothers were working with Quinn, starting off as a riff and quickly evolved into a complete song within a day. [70] Following this, the band participated in the Warped Rewind at Sea cruise in October. When I was young adult, I got a summer job in a plastic’s factory as a nightshift packer. [11] The brothers got the idea to reform Good Charlotte while working on All Time Low's Future Hearts and 5 Seconds of Summer's Sounds Good Feels Good albums in 2015. [58] On August 22, a music video was released for "War". Life Can't Get Much Better Tab by Good Charlotte. . Reviewed in the United States on November 4, 2016, Reviewed in the United States on June 28, 2016. "[104] That same year, Joel Madden said it didn't completely embody what was going on in their headspace at the time. It charted at number 23 on the US Billboard 200, and peaked within the top 20 on five additional Billboard charts. Youth Authority received a generally favorable reception, with the album's pop punk sound dividing critics. Life can't get much better. The album reached number one in Australia, where "Makeshift Love" and "Life Can't Get Much Better" peaked outside of the top 100 and top 50, respectively. Life can’t get much better. [38] Following a premier on Beats 1 on April 4,[39] a lyric video was released for "40 oz. more quotes. [49] Youth Authority was released on July 15 through the Madden brothers' own label MDDN[39] with distribution handled by Kobalt Label Services. During this downtime, Benji and Joel Madden did production work; after working with All Time Low and 5 Seconds of Summer, the brothers, and subsequently the rest of the band, wanted to make a new album. Learn to play guitar by chord / tabs using chord diagrams, transpose the key, watch video lessons and much more. "[6] Benji and Joel Madden hosted The Voice in Australia,[7] before forming The Madden Brothers project. [3] At the time, the members felt burned out from the previous 12 years and decided to focus on their families. Dream" premiered on Hot Topic's website. We’ve got to hold on we’ve waited so long. 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