Emphatically No.

Cheekface - Emphatically No.
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January 11, 2021 / Release Date
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New Professor Music / Label
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I really don't know how I feel about this album TBH. The lyrics are distractingly amusing - if that makes any sense. i wouldn't say they are "good songs" exactly. Not used to this kind of album at all. It'll no doubt stick out on my 2021 listens. Best tracks; ? I really don't know.
Cheekface is a rock outfit with the talk singing many may be familiar with from the likes of Lou Reed all the way up to Cake. It’s not an over done genre nowadays which gives Cheekface an edge in the race. Emphatically No. hits home for the introvert man in his late 20’s or the indie kid. Many of the tracks deal with the overall theme of “Nah, I’m good.” And can be very comedic at times. Backed up by great rhythm the entire group is great to listen to. As being not ... read more
It presents a pretty basic indie sound, with their distinct talk singing style, and sticks to that sound, even if it has hints of garage instrumentation. That's to say that its good, if not inoffensively decent, and its compelling enough as a listen, and especially carried by the humor of the lyrics.
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Added on: January 11, 2021