Fucked Up

High Rise

A prologue single to the upcoming album on Merge. Canada's Fucked Up arrange and perform tracks by The Trainspotters and Jade Hairpins. High Rise is a pretty special thing, firstly as a reminder of how much this song fucking rules (spoiler: a lot), and also because the band have bulked it out in a way that stays true to the pogoing spirit of the original. Traditional rock instrumentation zooms through the compactly and tightly structured track, along with a dizzy but subtle synth line, while Damian Abraham's reliable roar leads proceedings in a suitably sweaty manner.

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