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Memories of a Beautiful Disaster


Download links and information about Memories of a Beautiful Disaster by James Durbin. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 47:13 minutes.

Artist: James Durbin
Release date: 2011
Genre: Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 13
Duration: 47:13
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No. Title Length
1. Higher Than Heaven 2:56
2. All I Want 3:19
3. Love In Ruins 4:01
4. Right Behind You 3:37
5. Love Me Bad 3:26
6. Deeper 3:51
7. May 5:02
8. Screaming 3:25
9. Outcast (feat. Mick Mars) 3:37
10. Everything Burns 3:38
11. Stand Up 3:05
12. Liberate (Bonus Track) 2:44
13. Back for More (Bonus Track) 4:32



While many American Idol contestants with an impressive vocal range attribute their skills to high school choir or even operatic training, James Durbin has heavy metal to thank. Diagnosed with both Asperger and Tourette syndromes before his tween years, the Santa Cruz, Calif., native found solace in fretboard-shredding guitar leads and wailing falsettos. And though he covered songs by Judas Priest and Queen on American Idol, his debut album reflects a love for razor-honed pop hooks roughed up with a gritty post-grunge production. “Higher Than Heaven” opens with beefy guitar riffs pumping along a strapping rhythm section as Durbin sings his heart out, unintentionally recalling Mark Wahlberg’s role as Chris “Izzy” Cole in the 2001 movie Rock Star. The following “All I Want” could be the catchiest tune here, especially with its contagious sing-along chorus. Durbin explores his lower range in the midtempo “Love in Ruins” before flexing his balladeer’s muscle on the impassioned “Love Me Bad.” Mötley Crüe’s Mick Mars makes an appropriate cameo in the pop-metal-tinged “Outcast.”