Perfect Pussy
Say Yes to Love


4.0
excellent

Review

by Josh Fountain CONTRIBUTOR (63 Reviews)
March 19th, 2014 | 46 replies | 7,439 views


Release Date: 03/18/2014 | Tracklist

Review Summary: I know I can hurt me, I wish that you could hurt me

A lot of bands that love noise tend to get lost in their own chaos. They have no sense of melody or songwriting to make the impact more meaningful. A lot of young bands have that issue, experience lends a hand in shaping a sound that is uncompromising but also consequential. Perfect Pussy, with their first full length Say Yes To Love, already seem to understand this, toeing that line between chaos and melody. Equal parts noise and punk, and fronted by a charismatic and unique voice in Meredith Graves, Perfect Pussy have quickly become a band to watch in a short period of time. Graves is a force; despite the fact that she is largely unintelligible throughout, her raw shrieks have a conviction to them. Even though you can’t make out what she is saying, you believe her every word. The band behind her has the same quality; there is precision and passion beneath the distortion. Underneath it all are guitar lines reminiscent on Japandroids, begging to breathe and rise above the noise. If anything, that is the biggest negative with Say Yes To Love: everything is trying to fight to get to the forefront, and when one aspect is highlighted, it is for too short of a time.

Perfect Pussy are a very assured band. Their caustic brand of punk is highly enjoyable and just inventive enough to sound fresh. Graves has already been anointed by many as the star of the show, which is unfortunate because as much as she deserves praise, it shortchanges the efforts of the rest of the band. Guitarist Ray McAndrew, bassist Greg Ambler and drummer Garrett Koloski have created an undeniable atmosphere, one which is then distorted and given bite by keyboardist Shaun Sutkus. Perfect Pussy are more than just another trendy hype train; they are a passionate and confident group that have a firm hold on their strengths. One hopes that Say Yes To Love is the beginning of a destructive and innovative career.



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Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
March 19th 2014


7996 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Really loving this album

SeaAnemone
March 19th 2014


20284 Comments


this is pretty good
sry to be a downer but new Creative Adult album is everything I love about this and more so I haven't listened to this nearly as much as I would

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
March 19th 2014


7996 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Will check it out, THANKS FOR THE WEIRD ASS WAY OF RECCING

SeaAnemone
March 19th 2014


20284 Comments


I hope you don't listen to it

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
March 19th 2014


7333 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Good review, but what people see in this is beyond me

fromtheinside
March 19th 2014


18203 Comments


i loved what a few people have shown me from this, also that name, so i guess i'll be getting this soon

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GmemberKills
March 19th 2014


791 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Stoked to jam this later today. Love the ep alot.

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GnarlyShillelagh
Staff Reviewer
March 19th 2014


6109 Comments


Yeah ep was great but this has been pretty underwhelming to me

Gyromania
March 19th 2014


15681 Comments


is nice

Mad.
March 19th 2014


3795 Comments


Omg this name is even better than 'Nashville Pussy' and 'Black Pussy'

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bach
March 19th 2014


12550 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

digging this hard as expected.

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enjoimx
March 19th 2014


58 Comments


mannnn i missed these guys several times at SXSW last week because i didn't ANYTHING about them.....

i done goofed

Cygnatti
March 19th 2014


21352 Comments


omg yes

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Shuyin
March 19th 2014


11602 Comments


Perfect Pussy

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ShitsofRain
March 19th 2014


5892 Comments


dont hurt me, dont hurt me

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TheSupernatural
March 19th 2014


1177 Comments


How does one Google this band?

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MisterTornado
Contributing Reviewer
March 19th 2014


4507 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

great album ~

Taxt
March 19th 2014


638 Comments


EP was decent, I'll have to check this.

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
March 19th 2014


7996 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

The best "pussy" band name is still Alabama Thunderpussy

Shimana
March 19th 2014


543 Comments


There is such a thing as what this band's name suggests.

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