The Crunch – Brand new brand


It’s only around 18 months since The Crunch released their debut album, but they’re now back with their second album – Brand new brand.

In case you haven’t heard anything about The Crunch, the band itself may be fairly new but the members are all experienced musicians- Sulo Karlsson (Diamond dogs), Mick Geggus (Cockney rejects), DaveIt’s only around 18 months since The Crunch released their debut album, but they’re now back with their second album – Brand new brand. In case you haven’t heard anything about The Crunch, the band itself may be fairly new but the members are all experienced musicians- Sulo Karlsson (Diamond dogs), Mick Geggus (Cockney rejects), Dave Tregunna (Sham 69 / Lords of the new church), and Terry Chimes (The Clash). Since the release of the debut album they’ve been joined full time by Idde Schultz who had previously contributed her vocals during their live shows. The lead single from the album was Neon Madonna – check out the video here… That song really gives a great idea of what to espect – catchy pop-rock that mixes in a punk edge to it. Idde Schultz’s backing vocals work well with Sulo Karlsson’s harder lead vocals. For “Solid rock steady”, Idde takes over the lead vocal duties and sounds great. The songs are all short – around the three minute mark, so there’s no time for long guitar solos or anything like that, but what it does mean is that every song is short and punchy. The 12 songs on the album […]

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