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Taking Again Sunday’s shift from angsty Lengthy Island upstarts within the early 2000s to beloved punk elders was a journey that unfolded over many years. Whereas they’ve pumped out a variety of classics alongside the way in which, they’ve additionally been boxed in as an “emo band.” That tag, nevertheless, doesn’t symbolize the band’s full energy. “To suppose for one second that each one we’re able to is our first report is a goddamn mistake,” vocalist Adam Lazzara advised AP earlier this 12 months.
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After making the rounds on this 12 months’s Unhappy Summer season Competition, Taking Again Sunday are readying the discharge of their eighth studio album, 152. To accompany the announcement, they shared the brand new single “S’Previous” and a video, which was filmed at a Lengthy Island yard home present that nods to their roots.
To arrange for the discharge, we requested our readers what the very best Taking Again Sunday songs are of all time. From “You’re So Final Summer season” to “MakeDamnSure,” discover the highest fan picks ranked under.
5. “Nice Romances of the twentieth Century”
Right here, Taking Again Sunday take us on a trip by way of grief overtop raucous rock because the band chronicle the tip of a relationship — and all of the messiness that comes with it. There’s no higher observe to usher us right into a blazing fall as Lazzara sings its enduring opening line: “September by no means stays this chilly.” Whereas Battle Membership and Child Dynamite posters might date the music video, the observe stays a sheer basic to those that nonetheless consider in it. For the unfamiliar, the demo accommodates a spoken-word intro that particulars all of the methods “a good looking woman could make you dizzy,” which is value a pay attention.
4. “You’re So Final Summer season”
One other staple from their 2002 debut report, “You’re So Final Summer season” has remained an important a part of the band’s setlists through the years. The tune explores being dropped from a relationship and the distress that follows, because the lyrics brim with a complete lot of despair. When you haven’t seen the music video, you need to change that: Taste Flav joins the band onstage for its entirety as they rock out at an out of doors gig. (The legendary hype man can also be a local of Lengthy Island should you’re nonetheless scratching your head on the collaboration.)
3. “A Decade Underneath the Affect”
“A Decade Underneath the Affect” — the lead single from their 2004 report The place You Need To Be — is one other rager that proves the group weren’t dropping any stem since their breakout. The refrain is explosive and cathartic, whereas the lyrics are witty and paranoid. It’s a observe worthy of mic swings and mosh pits, and wholly unsurprising that Taking Again Sunday nonetheless play it stay.
“MakeDamnSure” is an plain basic from their third album, Louder Now. Offended and defiant, the mid-2000s observe stays a necessary within the band’s catalog. From the onset, the tune simmers with power that quickly erupts right into a triumphant refrain — a top quality that Taking Again Sunday do finest. Little question these lyrics have impressed numerous tattoos, because it’s one of many band’s highest-streamed songs to this point.
1. “Cute With out the ‘E’ (Lower From the Crew)”
“Cute With out the ‘E’ (Lower From the Crew)” is the band’s definitive anthem. From their lauded debut album, Inform All Your Mates, the observe hasn’t misplaced any of its shine through the years. “I don’t suppose we had any idea that any tune we wrote for that report would ever be a single in any respect after we had been writing, and even after the report was achieved,” John Nolan advised AP in 2013. The music video matches the tune’s power, flashing between photographs of the band and a combat match. “I believe it speaks loads to the place we had been emotionally. We had been younger on the time, so it was our tackle the relationships we had skilled,” Lazzara provides.