Friday, May 20, 2022

theWorst - "Couldn't Stay Away"

Photo by Joe Macfadzen

Of all the songs we've heard from theWorst's upcoming album, "Couldn't Stay Away" sounds the most like traditional punk. On this one, the Maine trio are just straight up bringing the rock with feedback soaked pop punk guitars. Just the slightest hints of emo come through on this one. It's more like 80's Joan Jett went pop punk. "Couldn't Stay Away" has that garage rock grit blended with the sheen of pop punk. This one is a ton of fun, and if modern rock radio was still a thing in New England this one could have been a massive local hit.

You can watch the video for "Couldn't Stay Away" below. Yes Regrets is due out June 3. For more on theWorst, check out the band's website. Upcoming tour dates are below the video.

June 4th - New Haven, CT - Cafe Nine
June 9th - Newmarket, NH - Stone Church Music Club
June 10th - Albany, NY - Pauly's Hotel
June 11th - Brooklyn, NY - Pet Rescue
August 6th - Searsmont, ME - Boot Bamp 1 / Threshers Brewing Co

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