High Risk Behaviour

The Chats - High Risk Behaviour
Critic Score
Based on 19 reviews
2020 Ratings: #142 / 692
User Score
Based on 149 ratings
2020 Ratings: #805
Liked by 6 people
March 27, 2020 / Release Date
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For all its juvenile humour, simplistic instrumentation and in-your-face delivery, there is a surprisingly intelligent album in The Chats debut album High Risk Behaviour. This intelligence certainly doesn't come from the instrumentals mind you, which are pretty one-noted and recycled throughout (though a case can be made for the fact that it is meant to be like that). No, for me the fun comes with this LP's crass and surprisingly satirical presentation of some of the seedier aspects of ... read more
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"You can't call me a racist, I discriminate them all the same!"

The Chats harness the Australian culture and utilize it beautifully in their punk anthems that would make any citizen proud. However sonically it's just too one-noted, and for that reason any prolonged enjoyment is just not there. However listening to the amazing lyrics that are so beautifully relatable puts a smile in my face and makes me proud to be Australian. If you're Australian no doubt you'd enjoy this, however if ... read more
Well it's about time I found a band from Queensland I knew!

The Chats' debut album High Risk Behaviour is a pretty straight forward punk album filled with lyrics satirizing the more absurd side of Australian culture, and for the most part it's pretty fun. Nothing much more than that, the sound's pretty simplistic and there's not much more to really dissect but at only 28 minutes, you can ensure a pretty fun and comedic experience that doesn't drag on for too long. It is pretty one note and I'd ... read more
That song about getting the clap was outrageously funny

Nothing too mind blowing here, but you can tell these guys have a ton of fun! 😅
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Track List

  1. Stinker
  2. Drunk N Disorderly
  3. The Clap
  4. Identity Theft
  5. The Kids Need Guns
  6. Dine N Dash
  7. Keep The Grubs Out
  8. Pub Feed
  9. Ross River
  10. Heatstroke
  11. Billy Backwash's Day
  12. 4573
  13. Do What I Want
  14. Better Than You
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Added on: February 7, 2020