New Jersey natives I Call Fives offer up a style of pop-punk that have become increasingly popular in the past couple of years. You know the type. Fast and melodic punk meets bubblegum pop. The results are undoubtedly catchy, but its a sound that is quickly becoming supersaturated. Thankfully, I Call Fives dont rely on neon-splattered logo ts and out of place hardcore breakdowns to get fans; and that is something that I admire.
Instead, I Call Five give us the infectious sing-alongs of My Last Mistake that bring to mind the early New Found Glory catalog mixed with a dash of the emo-leanings of Saves the Day. Cuts like Twelve Credits Short and This Song is So 2006 bring to mind the days of the circa-2000 Drive-Thru Records catalog. So listening to this record is a bit nostalgic in that aspect.
First Things First is a pretty good debut effort. I can definitely find myself listening to this record when I need something upbeat to put me in a good mood well of course thats if I cant find my New Found Glory CDs. Nevertheless, I can easily see them blowing up with the right exposure.
7.5 / 10
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