Put Your Back N 2 It
Depending on your disposition, New Year’s Day is either something you embrace or ease into, as the Christmas trees come down and the TV marathons take over your living room. This record strikes a solemn chord that captures the melancholy undercurrent of another year gone by, with the next waiting right around the corner, ready to be owned or feel overwhelmed by.
“I don’t want it to seem like I’ve been through more than other people,” singer Mike Hadreas once said. “Everyone has stuff. Staying healthy can be more depressing and confusing than being fucked up. But I want to make music that’s honest and hopeful.”