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The Get Up Kids - Simple Science

Emily Kearns
Emily Kearns 21 May 2010 at 14.00

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A possible new dawn for the ‘Kids...

After publicly apologising last summer for having a hand in spawning the current ‘emo’ scene, The Get Up Kids are firmly flipping the bird at their protégés with their comeback EP. Sure, ‘Your Pretty Things’ and ‘Tommy Gentle’ pick up where the band left off with ‘Guilt Show’ in 2004, but the heavily effects-laden, eerie experimental nature of ‘Keith Case’ and ‘How You’re Bound’ hint at the shape of a possible new dawn for the ‘Kids. And with a new full-length due before the end of the year, we won’t have to wait too long to find out.

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