New Wave is Against Me!'s fourth full-length studio album and their debut album on Sire Records. Produced by Butch Vig of Nevermind fame, it was released on July 10, 2007. The album debuted at on the Billboard 200 on the week of its release. The album's first single, "White People for Peace", was released in May 2007, prior to the album's release. A second single, "Thrash Unreal", followed in July 2007. New Wave is the first Against Me! full length to not feature any acoustic tracks.
Against Me! New Wave (LP, Album, Ltd, Yel).
Making their debut studio album, New Wave produces Against Me!, raising the agressive folk-punk, anarchist protest music up from the underground. Against Me! made the mistake of releasing one of the more beloved independent label debuts of the decade with 2002's Reinventing Axl Rose, and have been playing a game of catch-up ever since. Tom Gabel's e-Clash songcraft melded punk and folk, the political and the personal, and rocked pretty damn hard as well.
Band Name Against Me. Album Name New Wave. Erscheinungsdatum 10 Juli 2007. Mitglieder die dieses Album besitzen9.
Against Me!'s Reinventing Axl Rose sounded a bit like the Clash or Billy Bragg on the first take- hardly polished, ragged, and throaty. Fan expectations aside, Against Me! built their sound in reaction to big-chorus guitar-rock, and this track, "New Wave", is almost exactly that: big jangly chorus, vague topicality ("Come on and wash these shores away!"), vocal overdubs by the scores. No signs of original thought in the mainstream," sings Gabel, and the anxiety is palpable. It's also, as far as these things go, an immaculately stirring song, a sing-a-long on the first pass kind of confection.
New Wave is Against Me!'s fourth full-length studio album and their debut album on Sire Records.
New Wave is crisp, direct, and sharp. It's clean, but not glossy; it's defiant; it's brash; it's heartfelt. 70. It's easy to enjoy on a superficial level, because the music is well written and enjoyable, and lyrically it's more than I could have expected.
ALBUM "NEW WAVE" A couple of weeks ago I downloaded the new "Against Me!" album "New Wave". I didnt really know too much about this band but had been reading lots of good things about it, and my friend Tegan sings on it. I like to keep myself up to date with whats going on musically in the world, so I checked it out. I fell in love with the album. Like, couldn't stop listening to it. As heavy and gnarly as it sounds at times, it is unmistakably a pop masterpiece.
The album starts out with the title track, "New Wave. While the name implies something innovative, the song delivers little of anything new or interesting from the band. The chorus is bland, the drumming repetitive and obnoxious and the general feel exhausted. There's an air of smug "insight" that runs through the album, serving more to frustrate and insult the listener than educate them in any way. There are standout tracks on the album. Well, standout in a way that demands attention, negative as it may be.