A quick word with… The Young Republic

Wednesday, 1 September 2010, 12:26 | Category : A quick word with...
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It’s been a good eight months since there’s been any mention of The Young Republic on here, which must be some sort of record. So it’s time for an update. They’ve been busy - trying to crack their home country, recording not one, but two albums, changing line-ups (bye Nate and Bob, hello Wes) and [...]

The Young Republic @ Cargo, 2 November 2009

Thursday, 5 November 2009, 17:38 | Category : Live reviews
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This is the sound of a band growing up and getting better and better.
It’s the sound of a band who despite a quiet Monday gig on a slow London evening, give it their all.
It’s the sound of a band who know that classical training and expert musicianship may not count for much in today’s fickle [...]

The Young Republic - Balletesque - track by track part 2

Tuesday, 13 October 2009, 23:22 | Category : Reviews
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Here’s the second part of the track-by-track rundown on Balletesque, the new album from The Young Republic, by lead singer Julian Saporiti. Here he tells us more about the Nashville band’s second (or first proper) album, including how to pronounce the title, how they found their groove and how you might find yourself in some [...]

The Young Republic - Balletesque - track by track part 1

Monday, 12 October 2009, 22:56 | Category : Reviews
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Today’s a long-awaited one. It finally sees the release of The Young Republic’s Balletesque. Not that I’ve been waiting all this time though; I’ve been lucky enough to had a copy for a while, and long-time readers (are there any of these?) will have heard me enthusing at various points this year. But it’s out [...]

The Young Republic: get ready for new album and gigs

Tuesday, 25 August 2009, 23:42 | Category : Good new stuff, Live music
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Good news! Long-time Daily Growl faves The Young Republic are finally going to release their second album Balletesque on End Of The Road Records on 12 October. I’ve kept returning to this album for most of this year, and it just gets better. The indie kids who dug 12 Songs From Winter City are going [...]

Seven Songs: The Young Republic

Friday, 12 June 2009, 21:52 | Category : Seven Songs
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It’s been a while since there’s been any Young Republic on here, but that’s about to change because they’ve got a new EP out this week. It’s a nice little taster for their new album Balletesque (previously touted on this blog here), previewing three songs plus a couple of extra tracks - an alternative version [...]

The new Young Republic

Saturday, 7 March 2009, 15:18 | Category : Good new stuff
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That title may sound like some sort of revoluntionary political movement, but of course regular readers of this blog will know that it’s just me getting excited again by new stuff from The Young Republic. This time it’s a bit special though, because we’re talking about a whole new album.
The album - called Balleteqsue - [...]