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Year Released: 2017
Format: 7"
Label: Keroleen Records
Reviewed by MH on Jul 11, 2017
This is a lovely set of jangly, poppy punk songs from Charmpit who are returning here on vinyl this time following last year's "Snorkel". "Free The Burbs", which opens things, is just so insanely catchy and features some lovely jangly guitar. I mentioned this when I wrote about Charmpit last time out but the jangle on the guitars reminds me of Mambo Taxi and their song "Insecure" in particular. There's a healthy amount of energy and shouting on the brilliant "Vacation" too, which returns in new form following its appearance on "Snorkel", and also on "Buckfast My Heart". A short but sweet set of songs that has me flipping back to the start to listen over every time.

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