Avail - Over the James
Lookout Records

The rulers of poppy hardcore return, finally with a winner! Richmond's Avail have been a favorite
of mine ever since their second album, Dixie. I didn't like much of their material released
in the interim, but Over the James restores my faith in Avail! I've listened to this CD so
much, I'm learning all the words. Avail - sing-a-longs for hardcore's next generation. From the
melancholy "Lombardy St." to the shouted "Scuffle Town," Over the James kept me interested
for the whole listen. 
...john heisel...

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