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They have the potential to have their songs worshipped and their posters plastered on the walls of the post-Emo generation.

The Female-Fronted Rock band from South Wales are on fine form on this, their second full-length album. They blend spunky Punk attitude with Classic Rock, Modern Rock and even some Pop nous. In lead singer Danni Monroe, they have a good, versatile singer who imbues the songs with heaps of melody and youthful angst.

The song 'Just Move On' is so catchy, with its whiff of Paramore and a bubble-gum chorus that it really should be all over Radio 1 (do kids even know what a radio is anymore?). It's the kind of song that deserves to be a big summer smash in the Alt-Metal and mainstream charts. 'The One' manages the difficult job of balancing Heavy Rock with underlying Dance Music beats yet the band pull it off and this is another catchy Rocker that should get audiences moshing and dancing at the same time.

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'The Darkest Wedding' has arch lyrics about people getting married who are ill-suited to one another and contains some nice musical touches such as Monroe's opening vocal, mirroring a priest's words at a wedding ceremony – "dearly beloved, we are gathered here today..." and the subversive use of keyboards to sound like a church organ. A music video for this one seems like a must and this could be another hit for them.

In fact throughout there are nice musical touches that elevate this above many of the Bullet For My Valentine wannabees such as the Classic Rock sounding solo on 'I'm Not Listening To You' or the piano intro to 'Invincible'; a modern take on a power ballad, which has an epic Rock vibe with a knockout chorus that keeps the albums quotient of hooks very high.

The Dirty Youth, if given the right backing, have the potential with their Metal, Punk, Pop potpourri to have their songs worshipped and their posters plastered on the walls of the post-Emo generation.

Duncan Jamieson

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