Pin It
Favourite

Fucked Up 

David Comes to Life (Matador)

fuckedup-review.jpg
Award-winning Canadian hardcore band makes a rock opera about young love, a lightbulb factory and British political angst, full of rhyming couplets that would make even Shakespeare blush. On paper, David Comes to Life sounds ridiculous. On the record, it’s...well...still ridiculous, but also captivating, impassioned and, at its best, exhilarating. Frontman Damian Abraham’s growl remains intact, and its lack of pretension keeps some of the album’s more obtuse lyrics in check, but it’s the rest of the band who shine brightest: working with a broader melodic palette, they deliver their most inspired and tuneful set of songs to date. Turns out there was a stadium rock band hiding in Fucked Up all along, and it’s pretty amazing.

Support The Coast

At a time when the city needs local coverage more than ever, we’re asking for your help to support independent journalism. We are committed as always to providing free access to readers, particularly as we confront the impact of COVID-19 in Halifax and beyond.

Read more about the work we do here, or consider making a voluntary donation using the button below. Thank you for your support!

Pin It
Favourite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

The Scene

More »

In Print This Week

Vol 28, No 2
October 15, 2020

Cover Gallery »


Real Time Web Analytics

© 2020 Coast Publishing Ltd.