Songs From Northern Torrance

Joyce Manor - Songs From Northern Torrance
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Based on 51 ratings
May 29, 2020 / Release Date
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It's pretty much just another reissue for the Constant Headache EP, but packaged with a few different old songs this time. It's fine, but I'll stick to the previous collection instead.
Nothing ground breaking, just some raw indie punk they're known for. Short, but still pretty good.
The Torrance, California band’s new and allegedly improved rarities collection is the punk record they always wanted to make, and a chance to redefine their legacy for newer listeners.

Barry Johnson just wants to be a punk. When Joyce Manor released their polished second album Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired in 2012, even he seemed a little unenthusiastic: “I’m really, really happy with it, don’t get me wrong, but at the same time I wish we would have just done a ... read more
The second half was much better, but I don't think in total this is a great album. I liked Constant Nothing the most. Quick and easy 15 minutes.
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Track List

  1. House Warning Party
  2. Fuck Koalacaust
  3. Dfhp
  4. Danke Schoen
  5. Who Gave You a Baby
  6. Constant Nothing
  7. Done Right Discount Flooring
  8. Five Beer Plan
  9. Chumped
  10. Leather Jacket

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Added on: May 27, 2020