STYLE: Rock RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 28975-12881 LABEL: FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1
Reviewed by Paul S Ganney
Bunging this in my main music machine (ie, my PC) I was confronted by a video of four young men, who are based in South London, singing a very catchy and likeable song, "Can't Explain". This is the best song on the CD and is therefore a very good choice for a video, even if I couldn't stop myself thinking "Busted meets Hanson" as I watched it. Maybe it was the haircuts. The music is at the pop end of rock, being very melodic guitar-driven short songs (the longest is only three-and-a-half minutes), which reminded me a bit of Sum 41 and Fall Out Boy, although the song structure may be a bit more Avril Lavigne. I expect they have a very energetic mosh pit at their gigs. I was also rather taken by the riff on "Hypochondriac", a jagged rhythmic foil to the vocal line. Overall I rather enjoyed this lot - it's a CD that starts well, ends well and is pretty consistent throughout. Stand out track: "Can't Explain" (but it's close).
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