Royal Headache

Royal Headache - Royal Headache
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2012 Ratings: #323 / 946
User Score
Based on 20 ratings
May 8, 2012 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Pitchfork

Royal Headache's 26 minutes go by quickly, and while it's not all run-and-gun pacing, another ballad might have helped a bit with the balance.

80
AllMusic
Their version of soul revival captures the sweat and fire of classic soul music better than almost anyone else in 2012.
70
No Ripcord
It'd be a stretch to tag them as soul revivalists, but there's no denying these combustible pop tunes are still 26 of the most promising minutes you'll hear all year.
70
PopMatters

This is a sugar-spiked head-rush of a record that will undoubtedly rank as one of the best punk releases of 2012 and have people buzzing about this band for quite a while. Royal Headache is an absolute joy to listen to all the way through and hopefully signals the start of great things for the young band.

60
Consequence of Sound

With a handful of infectious hooks and a gem of a vocalist, Royal Headache has the tools to capture an arena audience by the ears.

lerkenfeldt
77
Fast, Fuzzy and filled with infectious riffs, Royal Headache sums up what punk today is all about. A very promising debut indeed.

Favorite moments: Never Again, Girls, 2 Kinds Of Love.
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Track List

  1. Never Again 
  2. Really In Love 
  3. Surprise 
  4. Psychotic Episode 
  5. Girls 
  6. 2 Kinds of Love 
  7. Back And Forth 
  8. Down The Lane 
  9. Distant and Vague 
  10. Wilson Street 
  11. Honey Joy 
  12. Pity
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Added on: May 11, 2012