Album Reviews

Steven Island
Maladroit Steven Island Punk Rock Theory
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 20:25
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I feel like this album cover should be one of those online things where you have to find all the movie references hidden in the picture. Hell, this whole 7” is basically one big tribute to Steven Spielberg’s movies. It would probably take you longer to spot them all than it does to listen to the four songs that make up ‘Steven Island’.

The Frenchies known as Maladroit (that’s clumsy in Frenchie speak) sure have a knack for writing songs that make me thing of The Copyrights. Which is a good thing. But with gruff vocals. Probably due to the fact that pretty much everyone in France smokes a pack of Gauloise cigarettes a day. If you like songs about lost adventurers, little green guys unable to phone home, sharks that require a bigger boat or... you know, solid pop-punk, then ‘Steven Island’ is the one for you.


Track listing:

  1. Darwin's Got Our Back    
  2. Raptor Lover    
  3. Exploration Team    
  4. Communication Fuck Up
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.