Jimmy Eat World - 'Damage'

Jimmy Eat World - 'Damage'

No matter your age, angst remains a powerful muse. Jimmy Eat World have been channelling theirs into catchy emotive rock – don’t call them emo! – since their 1994 debut, coming to prominence with the catchy, poppy hooks of 2001’s ‘Bleed...

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Album Review: Jimmy Eat World - Invented (DGC)

Jimmy Eat World - Invented (DGC)

If there’s one thing that this Arizonan four-piece have been masters of since their inception in the early ’90s, it’s consistently possessing the over-bearing sentimentality of a teenage girl. Their seventh studio album certainly doesn’t...

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Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World don’t get any more interesting to look at but, six albums in, they’re still the most reliable practitioners of big-hearted man-rock on the planet. And, having distanced themselves from the E-word long before it became...

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Jimmy Eat World : Manchester Academy

Jimmy Eat World : Manchester Academy

Who told the accountants they could have rock? In tit-about-arse 2002 the rope-bearded metal nutterdom of System Of A Down is the mainstream and the outsiders are well-adjusted middle class Sunblest junkies with the pension plans at 23. Take...

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Jimmy Eat World : Sweetness

Jimmy Eat World : Sweetness

No matter what the purists think, this major label emo really isn’t going to send the Great Beast 666 slouching towards Bethlehem. In fact, this single is positively wholesome, invigorating like a mental saltscrub from a nice young Swede in a...

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Jimmy Eat World : Portsmouth Pyramids

Jimmy Eat World : Portsmouth Pyramids

They look nice and clean-cut, but Jimmy Eat World can sure stir up an argument. For the benefit of anyone playing catch-up, we included them in our emo issue back in January, and the arbiters of word-of-mouth punk thrills didn’t like it. If...

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Jimmy Eat World : Glasgow QMU

Jimmy Eat World : Glasgow QMU

Arizonan pop-punk sensations Jimmy Eat World have garnered lavish praise and vibrant sales figures since the release of their superlative 'Jimmy Eat World' album (né 'Bleed American') last autumn. Tonight, though, at the Scottish debut of their...

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Jimmy Eat World : The Middle

Jimmy Eat World : The Middle

I’ve always been a big fan of Emo – that cute, fluffy little nephew of Grover off 'Sesame Street' with the speech impediment and obvious learning difficulties. Aaah, he’s just like a real life idiot child only furry, innee? But I’m...

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Jimmy Eat World : London The Scala

Jimmy Eat World : London The Scala

A roiling moshpit lies invitingly at the feet of Jimmy Eat World . The mass of yankophile skate-punkers in the crowd scrum happily, but the four not-so-teen blokes in T-shirts, hammering out accessible power punk, show no inclination to dive...

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Jimmy Eat World : Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Eat World : Jimmy Eat World

Breakthrough third LP from Arizona pop-thrashers For a while, it looked like it just wasn't meant to be for emo-core stalwarts Jimmy Eat World . Having had their first two major label releases ostracised by their ex-record company (1996's...

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