Pentatonix is the newly released self-titled album from the a cappella super-star band. This is their first album of entirely original music (with a few cover songs chucked in as bonus tracks in order to continue their extremely successful promotional strategy of drawing listeners in with stunning versions of already popular songs). First single Can’t Sleep Love (my review of that HERE) is being promoted in an attempt to be the band’s first breakthrough mainstream single, but does the rest of the record live up to its expectations?
Na Na Na, the first song on Pentatonix’s brand new self titled album of all original songs, is a perfect introduction to the rest of what is an incredible album not just “for an a cappella group”, but an incredible album full stop. Na Na Na, the shortest song on the album, packs a neat little punch with endless energy and a sound just as full as anything a band backed by guitars, drums etc. could offer, made all the more impressive by the fact that they did it with their voices alone. Continue reading