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It would be easy for You Me At Six to rest on their laurels, especially at this stage in their career. From their earliest days in Surrey till now, the band has experimented with pop-punk, indie rock and everything in between.
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It’s a quality that’s undoubtedly shaped their success and it’s carried through to their seventh LP SUCKAPUNCH. With no signs of slowing down Franceschi and co. have offered their most diverse, and punchiest, record to date.
SUCKAPUNCH is a record 15 years in the making. It’s sultry and dark, with both pulsating beats and punkier riffs, perfectly encapsulating the band and their mission statement. There are as many club-ready tracks to be found within as there are pit starters and while it nods to their entire back-catalogue, fans of their 2011 effort Sinners Never Sleep, in particular, are sure to gravitate towards the LP.
SUCKAPUNCH is another fresh take from a band so far in their musical tenure and solid proof that You Me At Six are jacks of all trades and the masters of absolutely everything.
The band has said the record was almost their swan song and it would’ve been one hell of a goodbye had this been the case. Desperation and a sense of reignited fury bounce off the tracks, adding that extra bit of intensity to an already powerful soundscape. You Me At Six have continued to excite with LP7. While there are definite standouts to be found within, this is a record that begs to be appreciated in full. SUCKAPUNCH is another fresh take from a band so far in their musical tenure and solid proof that You Me At Six are jacks of all trades and the masters of absolutely everything.
STANDOUT TRACKS: Beautiful Way, Suckapunch, Finish What I Started
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