|3||Don't Fall In Love With Yourself||Lyrics/Info||1:55|
|4||You Lost Me At "It Wasn't My Fault"||Lyrics/Info||0:58|
|5||Congratulations, You're Good Enough||Lyrics/Info||1:40|
|8||I've Had It Up To Here, I'm Going To Prison||Lyrics/Info||1:44|
|9||The Art Of Really Really Sucking||Lyrics/Info||2:03|
|10||Biological Process Of Politics||Lyrics/Info||0:43|
|11||Nose To Tail||Lyrics/Info||1:26|
|12||Consider The Scab Already Picked||Lyrics/Info||3:02|
Combining the jagged edges of stripped down/back-to-basics rock n' roll with bombastic attitude and art-rock intelligentsia, using the prism of the past to look toward the potential brilliance of the future, RETOX's YPLL arrives via Epitaph Records. A brand new video, "Congratulations You Are Good Enough," is already live on Vice's Music Channel, showcasing the band's kinetic, challenging energy.
RETOX deliver a mission statement in 12 blistering tracks, the vast majority of them clocking in at two minutes or less. It's the type of rallying battle cry that inspires lingering and dormant primal urges and too-long-suppressed societal dissatisfaction in those who encounter its punk rock lineage and postmodern crash-and-ban.
Tracks like "You Lost Me At 'It Wasn't My Fault,'" "Greasy Palms" and "Nose to Tail" are all filled with immediacy, urgency and restless energy, no matter which tempos RETOX happen to be pummeling in the songs. "Congratulations You Are Good Enough" features guest guitar work guitarist Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, whose fretwork jumps aboard the careening song. The track builds to a punk rock crescendo with crystal clear production that amplifies every crackling nuance of the band's delivery.
Retox's third studio release Beneath California is available now.
The Los Angeles-based punk band currently consists of Justin Pearson (The Locust, Head Wound City ...