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Young Guv


Third album from Ben Cook who also plays guitar for the hardcore punk band Fucked Up

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  1. 9.0 |   Northern Transmission

    GUV 1 showcases what a talent Ben Cook is and gives you a record that should keep your head bopping and feet moving throughout this summer and many more summers to come
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    These songs are infectious enough that they ought to catch just about anyone's ear
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    It's certainly the best power pop anyone is likely to hear in 2019
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  4. 7.0 |   Punk News

    Young Guv’s GUV 1 is an enjoyably aesthetic effort. If you’re willing to purposefully see your way through the haze, clarifying moments will grab your attention and provide the soundtrack to those cloudy summer days
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  5. 6.7 |   Pitchfork

    Fucked Up guitarist Ben Cook is also a pop poet, and the third album from his nostalgic indie-pop project recalls the grainy, jangly melodicism of college rock
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  6. 6.0 |   NOW

    Whereas Fucked Up is lauded for being ambitious and sprawling, Young Guv is more like a pop reaction to that band’s wild indulgences rather than an equivalent
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  7. 5.0 |   The Music

    Big Star meets '70s John Lennon meets Guided By Voices and Teenage Fanclub
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