+44 : When Your Heart Stops Beating

THE brash comic-style cover (and big parental advisory warning label) place this album firmly in the young teens bracket before it even reaches your ears, but this is a limp effort even by the low standards of the US emo/college rock scene, clogged as it

THE brash comic-style cover (and big parental advisory warning label) place this album firmly in the young teens bracket before it even reaches your ears, but this is a limp effort even by the low standards of the US emo/college rock scene, clogged as it is with no end of half-wits.

Predictably then, single Lycanthrope is an angsty but nonsensical rant tacked to a forgettable emo-by-numbers tune.

The lyrics are unmitigated guff throughout and the music is uninspired at best.

And this from two former members of Blink 182, the musical equivalent of the American Pie movies.


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This half-baked return drops the pop-punk humour but forgets to replace it with anything of note whatsoever. 1/5

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