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The Papercut Chronicles II review - Gym Class Heroes

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THE REAL MCCOY Travie McCoy and Co. return to Billboard heights with help from Maroon 5's Adam Levine and more crossover pop jams

The Papercut Chronicles II

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We gave it a B

Though frontman Travie McCoy took a solo furlough for his 2010 summer jam ”Billionaire,” the Adam Levine-assisted ”Stereo Hearts” has returned Heroes to the Hot 100 once again. While their fifth album, The Papercut Chronicles II, too often chokes on revved-up aggro crunch and laughable lyrical raging against the machine, it works when they jettison their limp rap-rock instincts and plunge into crossover pop like the haunting ”Life Goes On” and stealthily sincere ”Ass Back Home.” B

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