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Love Keeps Kicking


Love Keeps Kicking

Third album from the County Durham DIY indie pop quartet and first for Big Scary Monsters

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  1. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    From the opening riff of ‘Heart Is Healing’, Love Keeps Kicking is more mature in sound and sentiment. The tracks are sung not squawked. Less hyper but no less urgent, the songs and harmonies given time to unfold like a paper fortune teller where each option is a chorus, middle-eight or guitar solo
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  2. 8.0 |   NME

    This third find album finds the Durham pop-punks at their best, adding a ragged sense of urgency to their jumble of wordplay and hooky songs
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  3. 8.0 |   DIY

    Eleven tracks that, ahem, kick back with defiance at the worst that life can throw at us
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  4. 8.0 |   Clash

    Like an old mate lending a sympathetic ear, it's a record that helps remind you we're all in this together
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  5. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    If there's any justice in the world, Love Keeps Kicking will be the record that sends Martha into the big leagues that they are surely destined to enter
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  6. 8.0 |   The 405

    Their most dynamic and rewarding set of lovelorn indie-punk stompers
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  7. 7.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Whether you read the title as a refusal to die or a foolish attempt to cling on, it doesn’t matter; both are just as relevant, and Martha have gone some way to capturing as much of it as possible
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  8. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    That they want to build listeners up, rather than bringing them down into the emotional mucky-muck, is only a testament to their own resilience in the face of heartbreak both personal and political
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  9. 7.0 |   All Music

    A crystal-clear presentation of their powers, making equal space for the group's enduring stories of heartsickness, well-crafted pop structures, and blazing guitar work
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