- Record Label: Dance to the Radio
- Release Date: Apr 4, 2011
Dec 6, 2011Described as a rallying call to guitar bands by Bowman, Up, Guards and at 'Em isn't distinctive or original enough to inspire anyone to swap their synths for a six-string, and instead, sounds more like a final nail in the British indie coffin than the shot in the arm it needed.
MojoMay 17, 2011Where the remainder deviates, though, is in its lyricism, a good thing, because the beer-boys-in-the-band stance is replaced by only-to-be-encouraged attempts at social comment and a more enlightened approach to gender politics. [May 2011, p.110]
Q MagazineMay 17, 2011They've taken their time, but this fine record suggests it may not be too late. [May 2011, p.124]