Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us, The
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We've been waiting for a while and finally it's here! Over the past two years Beach Slang have proved themselves as a band who can write memorable songs, share that energy live and create a community of like-minded fans but they've always been missing one important element: An album.
Luckily the band's full-length 'The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us' is the culmination of their collective career and picks up where their two critically acclaimed 7-inches, 2014's 'Cheap Thrills On A Dead End Street' and 'Who Would Ever Want Something So Broken?' left off.
'The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us' is out now on Cooking Vinyl Australia.
The feelings of youth and vulnerability lie at the core of Beach Slang's music, which is part punk, part pop and all catharsis. It references the ghosts of the Replacements but keeps one foot firmly rooted in the present. It's fun and it's serious. It's sad but it isn't. It's Beach Slang. This Philadelphia-based act have built their hype the old-fashioned way, without any gimmicks or marketing teams, which makes sense when you consider that frontman and writer James Alex cut his teeth in the celebrated pop-punk act Weston while drummer JP Flexner, bassist Ed McNulty and guitarist Ruben Gallego also played in buzzed about projects such as Ex-Friends, Nona and Glocca Morra respectively.
However there's something indefinable about Beach Slang's music that evokes the spirit of punk and juxtaposes it into something that's as brutally honest as it is infectiously catchy.
|Primary Format - Music||CD|
|Music Genre||Rock / Punk|
|Music Genre Primary||Punk & Hardcore|
- 1. Throwaways
- 2. Bad Art & Weirdo Ideas
- 3. Noisy Heaven
- 4. Ride The Wild Haze
- 5. Too Late To Die Young
- 6. I Break Guitars
- 7. Young & Alive
- 8. Porno Love
- 9. Hard Luck Kid
- 10. Dirty Lights