For the follow up to their huge selling debut album, Panic at the Disco has changed from a pseudo- New Wave influenced band to one who uses bands such as The Beach Boys, The Kinks, The Beatles, and The Rolling Stones as their sound gurus. The music on this album is not as flamboyant and definitely more timeless sounding. Instead of using plenty of computers and tricks they have opted for more live instruments and it is a change for the better. The production values on the album are also leaps and bounds better than the first one.
Some of their fans might dislike the lack of wit and pure pop songs on this album. It certainly is slower than