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The boys are back in town, with the iconic lineup of Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge and Travis Barker finally reunited for a brand new blink-182 tune EDGING.
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The first new material to feature DeLonge in approximately a decade, EDGING marks yet another blink-182 chapter, with the bouncy track serving up pop punk bread and butter for breakfast.
From Hoppus and DeLonge cheerfully trading lead vocals amongst lines like “I’m a punk rock kid / I came from hell with a curse” and “The seats of my care are filled with cigarette burns”, to the animated drumming of Barker, and buoyant charm, EDGING is a perfectly fine addition to the blink-182 category. Surprisingly devoid of innuendo, despite the track’s namesake, EDGING has already been voraciously lapped up by fans, some of whom have already booked tickets over 12 months in advance just to see the trio live in action once more over the coming months and years.
Produced by Barker, EDGING will inevitably get you bopping along with its airy and charming wiles alongside hints of a band who have adequately matured just enough within the confines of pop punk.
And while it may not initially pack the same punch as the blink of days gone by, EDGING is a taut and chipper mid-tempo jam that showcases the undeniably chemistry between blink’s most famous iteration. Produced by Barker, EDGING will inevitably get you bopping along with its airy and charming wiles alongside hints of a band who have adequately matured just enough within the confines of pop punk. Nostalgia may be reigning supreme, but how can you blame it hearing DeLonge, Barker and Hoppus having the time of their lives.
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