Yard Act embrace pop on their terrific 2nd album 'Where's My Utopia?'
“The main reason that ‘post-punk’ was the vehicle for Album One was because it was really affordable to do and affordable to tour on a minimal set up, even down to me not playing guitar to save space in the car, which is when the words really came to the fore,” Yard Act frontman James Smith said when announcing their second album. “But we always liked so much other music. I think The Overload hints at that, but this time we’ve had the confidence to embrace it.”
Trying to have fun before the inevitable cull
In fact, Yard Act might have just about formed another classic of the era that saves them from the aforementioned fate that they so fear.
A weird and wonderful leap forward
The Leeds quartet seek to obliterate the ‘post-punk’ tag with an eccentric second album that’s packed with surprises