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Posted by - 09:38 AM on 08/13/14
Light Years is stuck in a hype-y pop-punk genre that, to be perfectly honest, it doesn't quite fit in. Its members are older than most of their peers, and they don't play the type of Tumblr-friendly songs that lead bands to high Billboard chart positions. That's okay though -- because what Light Years does best is deliver honest, straightforward punk rock tracks presented with excellent guitar work, catchy melodies and thoughtful craftsmanship. You can stream the title track from their forthcoming Animal Style Records EP, Temporary, in the replies -- and when you're done enjoying it, you can preorder the 12" here.
 
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09:38 AM on 08/13/14
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Thomas Nassiff
resuscitation of the year
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09:49 AM on 08/13/14
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subplotofcrows
A Small Spark Vs. A Great Forest
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Pat's voice sounds different in those verses. Definitely different from their last stuff but its still good!
10:11 AM on 08/13/14
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jco3
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Damn. Digging this.
10:13 AM on 08/13/14
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harrycorrigan
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this ep is flawless. best band
10:17 AM on 08/13/14
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My god this is good
10:19 AM on 08/13/14
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WakeUpBlondie
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I am so proud of this band and how far they have come. I've listened to "fall apart" about 100 times since it came out. This EP seems like a perfect follow up to IWHTAY, which was THE album of 2013.

I feel like they're tragically underrated because they're not a pizza, SnapBack, tumblr .gif-able band, but that's a great thing. They are musically and lyrically light years ahead of their peers.

It's good to see them roll out with Turnover, as they're in the same boat. They're a great fit together and I cannot wait for the new LY EP
10:19 AM on 08/13/14
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Blake Solomon
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thomas in with the hard sell!

this is p good though.
10:21 AM on 08/13/14
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sigloiv
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Sounds very Blink-esque.
10:23 AM on 08/13/14
Jason Tate
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Sounds very Blink-esque.
Where?
10:34 AM on 08/13/14
Joey-Wan Kenobi
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Probably talking like 1:20 on... sounds like a little of TOYPAJ
10:35 AM on 08/13/14
Jason Tate
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Probably talking like 1:20 on... sounds like a little of TOYPAJ
What part of TOYPAJ does it sound like? -- that album features a lot of different sounds. Not hearing it.
10:41 AM on 08/13/14
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I like it.
10:57 AM on 08/13/14
fran.182
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Good song, but it sounds like typical pop punk to me.
10:58 AM on 08/13/14
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What part of TOYPAJ does it sound like? -- that album features a lot of different sounds. Not hearing it.
Really? I mean, I just got that vibe as soon as I started the track up, but going back to TOYPAJ, there's definitely some closeness to Online Songs and Everytime I Look for You. The vocal tones maybe not so much, but the instrumentals are absolutely Blink-influenced.

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