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The Yo-Yos Uppers and Downers

Type:
Album
Release Date:
July 18, 2000
Catalog No:
SP510
Label:
Sub Pop
Includes Downloads

We Americans seem to like our British one of two ways: loud, drunken, tattooed and disorderly or quiet, effete, introverted and dour. The Yo-Yo’s fall into the former category. Fronted by former Wildhearts’ bassist/singer Danny McCormack (who, for some reason the English press are forever referring to as “Geordie”…), The Yo-Yo’s are fresh from their first US tour (with the Backyard Babies). Uppers and Downers is the debut full-length from these English hooligans; combining equal parts Beach Boys-esque harmonies and the punk rock vigor of The Ramones and/or The Clash. More at www.theyoyos.co.uk.

We Americans seem to like our British one of two ways: loud, drunken, tattooed and disorderly or quiet, effete, introverted and dour. The Yo-Yo’s fall into the former category. Fronted by former Wildhearts’ bassist/singer Danny McCormack (who, for some reason the English press are forever referring to as “Geordie”…), The Yo-Yo’s are fresh from their first US tour (with the Backyard Babies). Uppers and Downers is the debut full-length from these English hooligans; combining equal parts Beach Boys-esque harmonies and the punk rock vigor of The Ramones and/or The Clash. More at www.theyoyos.co.uk.


Tracks

  1. 1000 MILES FROM ME
  2. HOME FROM HOME
  3. TIME OF YOUR LIFE
  4. HEAD OVER HEELS
  5. CHAMPAGNE AND NAKEDNESS
  6. SUNSHINE GIRL
  7. RUMBLE(D)
  8. OUT OF MY MIND
  9. TOO LAZY TO BLEED
  10. HANGING UP
  11. TRAMPLE ON YOU
  12. CELLPHONE PSYCHOPHOBIA
  13. KEEPIN' ON KEEPIN' ON
  14. HALF HOUR HEARTACHE