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Jul 07
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Male Bonding - ‘Year’s Not Long’ from Nothing Hurts (2010)

This shit is the anti-Wavves. Whereas for me King of the Beach is essentially “Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated” written up in neon colours and hipster triangles, Nothing Hurts just feels right, which is an embarrassingly non-rational thing to say, but effectively explains why one works as a punk album and the other doesn’t. 

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    Whatever happened to just writing something fun and distorted and rollicking? My thing with Wavves is that it always...
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    played my house party owwww yeah
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