Admit It Again

Album: Anarchy My Dear (2012)
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  • This is a track from Anarchy, My Dear, the fifth studio album by American indie rock band Say Anything. According to frontman Max Bemis, the record is the band's " first attempt to write a true 'punk' record." He added: "Thematically speaking, it's a collection of songs about subverting society and destroying the boundaries humankind has placed upon ourselves both physically and in our minds. Coincidentally, it also happens to be the first record we've made in years where we had total freedom to explore our 'edgier' side and present a raw picture of what the band is truly about onstage."
  • Speaking with Billboard magazine, Bemis said that he wrote Anarchy, My Dear, "to reach people that are diehard Say Anything fans." He went on to say that this song is a sequel to the "'Admit It!!!" the closing track from the band's 2004 album, ..Is a Real Boy, "that skewered modern hipster culture in its infancy," adding: "We know how much 'Admit It!!!' is an important song to people who love Say Anything, and that was my first imperative for writing 'Admit It Again.' That was an example of me wanting to write a record that would just put a smile on the face of anyone who's really dedicated themselves to our band."

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