The Swellers
Running Out of Places to Go


4.0
excellent

Review

by ConsiderPhlebas USER (34 Reviews)
January 30th, 2013 | 2 replies | 488 views


Release Date: 2012 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Catchy, thoughtful and endearing melodic punk

1 of 1 thought this review was well written

Tanent middle initial, John K. Samson, displayed a keen ear for playful and intelligent lyrics, all of which he delivered in a wry, almost affectionate toneo its knees under the weight of a recession has tainted their sound, leaving something altogether darker in its place. Yes the hooks are still there, but this time they come wrapped around a white-knuckled fist. Punk & Poetry is the bright, rowdy underbelly of UK culture. Contemporary English music just doesn’t get any better.

Beginning with chKanye West cares about himself, about money, about pussy, religion and black people. Unfortanent middle initial, John K. Samson, displayed a keen ear for playful and intelligent lyrics, all of which he delivered in a wry, almost affectionate toneo its knees under the weight of a recession has tainted their sound, leaving something altogether darker in its place. Yes the hooks are still there, but this time they come wrapped around a white-knuckled fist. Punk & Poetry is the bright, rowdy underbelly of UK culture. Contemporary English music just doesn’t get any better.

Beginning with chKanye West cares about himself, about money, about pussy, religion and black people. Unfortanent middle initial, John K. Samson, displayed a keen ear for playful and intelligent lyrics, all of which he delivered in a wry, almost affectionate toneo its knees under the weight of a recession has tainted their sound, leaving something altogether darker in its place. Yes the hooks are still there, but this time they come wrapped around a white-knuckled fist. Punk & Poetry is the bright, rowdy underbelly of UK culture. Contemporary English music just doesn’t get any better.

Beginning with chKanye West cares about himself, about money, about pussy, religion and black people. Unfortvoice ties together the deceptively simple instrumentation, and from the opening beat of 'Hands' to the anthemic close of the title track, Running Out of Places to Go goes about its business with its feet on the table and a smile on its face. You could call it unassuming, but with this type of quality, unassuming is a sign of character all in itself.

Did you earn the right to take this sound?
Do you want the answer?
The answer's way underground.
The casket's caving in,
I'll let it die with me.. again.




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Thank you for letting me into your home, I was running out of places to go....


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ConsiderPhlebas
January 30th 2013



6157 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Been awhile. Forgot to talk about any songs. Eh.

Atari
Contributing Reviewer
January 30th 2013



19395 Comments


sweet band.

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