Good Luck, Ugly!

New Music Critique: Good Luck, Ugly!

Production7
Lyrics7
Music7
Vocals7
Musicianship8
7.2

Punk-rock trio Good Luck, Ugly! is incredibly tight, handling both the intensity and the dynamics of these brisk, solidly crafted tunes. The lo-fi style is appropriate for the band’s sweaty, shout-out style, reminiscent of Suicidal Tendencies, Dickies, Ramones, Blink. Are the songs short? “Good-bye” clocks in at 2 minutes flat. Equally brief is “All Right” where the guys once again adroitly handle abrupt downshifts and equally sudden bursts of energy. The strongest outing for GL,U! is “Much Brighter”; less punk in style, its appealing pop-rock hook makes it their most accessible song. Overall, some tweaks are needed to make this outfit a bit more commercially viable–– if that’s what they’re after.

Contact: goodluckugly@gmail.com
Web: goodluckugly.com
Seeking: Label, Booking, Film/TV, Distr.
Style: Rock

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