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You Me At Six Talk Hold Me Down

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Rock Sound 23 November 2009 at 17.10

You Me At Six lead singer Josh Franceschi tells Rock Sound about new album 'Hold Me Down'.

You Me At Six lead singer Josh Franceschi has told Rock Sound that writing the band's forthcoming second album 'Hold Me Down' was both rewarding and difficult:

"This album has been weird for me," he recently reflected. "A lot of the songs are about me as a person trying to figure myself out while I’ve been on tour. At times I became a very negative person and it felt like everything around me other than the band was falling apart. It was a confusing time and I didn’t know what to do, so writing the record was therapeutic for me. If we hadn’t made 'Hold Me Down' when we did I would have exploded."

But is the frontman happy with the album now it is finished?

"Absolutely, I'm very happy with the record. I wanted us to write an album that reflects our growth as people and musicians and I think we have done that. We have really made something that is everything we hoped our second album would be."

'Hold Me Down' will be released on January 11, 2010. Catch You Me At Six on tour with Paramore at the following shows:

DECEMBER
10 - GLASGOW SECC
11 - BIRMINGHAM NIA
12 - DUBLIN O2 Point
14 - CARDIFF Int’l Arena
16 - MANCHESTER MEN Arena
17 - BRIGHTON Centre
18 - LONDON Wembley Arena

For details of the band's planned UK headline tour in 2010 click here.

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