All The Young - 'Welcome Home'

Crushed by overly oppressive production

All The Young - 'Welcome Home'

Album Info

  • Release Date: April 2, 2012
  • Producer: Garth Richardson
  • Label: 14th Floor
  • Fact: Morrissey has personally requested that they support him at his Victoria Hall gig
5 / 10 It must be wonderful being Stoke’s All The Young, for whom life seems to have no further extremities than the beginning of ‘Morning Glory’ and the end of ‘Champagne Supernova’. On paper, it sounds like it should be a brilliant idea for a band, but things get problematic when they go in feet-first with second-album bombast on what is only their debut. All The Young’s quiffs look almost as expensive as the overly oppressive production, which often crushes the decent-enough songs under its weight. But when they pull off The Full Gallagher as seductively as on the storming rock of ‘The Horizon’, you’d have be a massive douche bag to resist too hard.

[i]Dan Martin[/i]

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