This was exactly the direction we wanted to go when making our new record. We felt like we should make a record that reflected more of our influences. We didn't want to make just another pop-punk record.
We've come very far since we first started the band five years ago, and I'm glad to see that we've progressed in our songwriting. When we wrote our first album, we we're obviously really into a lot of skate punk . Now we have a broader musical library.
It was amazing to tour with Alkaline Trio, being as they are such a great band. The shows were great, and so were the crowds. Everything was lovely, up until we had our trailer stolen in Montreal after the show. Everything was taken and never to be found. We had to borrow gear from the first band and Alkaline Trio for the rest of the tour. It sucked bad.
pop-punk has the connotation of being very generic, and I feel like there is a lot more to our music than just the standard pop-punk progression.
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