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Review: itoldyouiwouldeatyou – ‘Don’t Cheer Up’ EP

bbd349_12392cc8dc3c4650831dfb6f3a2aed46.jpg_srb_p_389_389_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srb.jpgAfter the release of their split EP with Annabel Allum and their self-released christmas present ‘That’s the Joke’, the self-declared sadkids of itoldyouiwouldeatyou are back with their Debut EP ‘Don’t Cheers Up’ released this last Wednesday on the amazing Rose Coloured Records.

The Guildford and London based ‘sad-pop’ outfit have captured the rawness of their live sound in the release that was recorded in just two days by former Our Lost Infantry frontman Thom Ashworth. Taking the previously acoustic releases of ‘Learning from American Mistakes’ and ‘Word and Object’ and transforming them into fully fledged pieces of emo/pop-punk art.

The stand out track for me has to be the lead single of the EP ‘All Unwritten Classics’. With the climax of the song starting with frontman Joey singing the words ‘all unwritten classics start with you’ followed by simple but incredibly affective guitar solo and the crashing of cymbals and snare rolls.

You can download the EP through Rose Coloured Records for free here now!

And check out their Facebook page to get updates and catch them at one of their upcoming gigs https://www.facebook.com/itoldyouiwouldeatyou

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