After falling in love with 'Stupid Kid' and its upbeat catchy punk pop sound, I was surprised and impressed with the rest of 'From here to Infirmary'. But don't be fooled. The album is a dark, brooding lyrical journey accompanied by super catchy melodic punk rock. The topics covered include death, depression, Chicago street life,drink, drugs and hitting rock bottom, so don't expect happy, cheery pop songs about girls and sunshine.
'Private eye' is an amazing opening track, and 'Armageddon' is a really well written song, not to mention catchy, guarranteed to stick in your head for days!
The music is tight, and Skiba's vocals are strikingly different, and a contrast to the other punk pop leaders of the moment eg. New Found Glory and Sum41.
Definitely worth getting if you like the punk rock stuff thats around at the moment, it's refreshingly different