Album Reviews

citizen youth album cover
Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 21:36
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Citizen are a bunch of young Michigan/Ohio-based dudes who recently released the aptly titled “Youth”, their second full-length, through Run For Cover.

The ten songs that make up this album fall under the emo/post-hardcore side of things with additional grungy influences. Whatever you want to call it, shit’s good. The way these guys play with quiet/loud dynamics is impressive and they know how to combine sheer power with melody. “Roam The Room” is a solid opener that immediately blows the door of its hinges. And by the time “Sleep” and “The Night I Drove Alone” roll around, I was completely sold. Make Do And Mend, Balance And Composure and Daylight better be ready… they just got some serious competition from Citizen!

Tom Dumarey
Tom Dumarey

Lacking the talent to actually play in a band, Tom decided he would write about bands instead. Turns out his writing skills are mediocre at best as well.