Creed’s first album in eight years is coming out soon. I listened to the new single “Rain” and watched the new video “Overcome” and the first word that comes to mind is…yawn.
The band’s early stuff sounded pretty damn good back in the day but they became musically repetitive rather quickly. And maybe it’s just me but lead singer Scott Stapp is so full of himself he’s hard to watch. The band split in 2004, Stapp went solo, and that was the last I heard of any of them.
Now they’re back, Stapp’s hair is all shorn, a new album is on the way…but they still sound like this to me: