When Portland, Oregon pop punk outfit Broadway Calls
found themselves without a label and recording budget going into the studio to create their third full-length, they skipped out on the pity party and chose instead to make their work heard. It's this perseverance that brought us Comfort/Distraction
, a record produced by the Descendents
' Bill Stevenson and
one which the band are calling their "best yet."
And if there's any tune to showcase their ability to glean inspiration from negative setbacks, it's album track "Wildly Swinging," which vocalist/guitarist Ty Vaughn
explains is "a jab at the people that told us to change our ideas and our band to benefit themselves."
With its energized guitar riffs, swaying anthem of a chorus, and punky, carefree vibe, it's the kind of song that says what it needs to say and then buries the situation. As Vaughn puts it: "We didn't think we'd ever have to deal with that old cliche [of changing], but unfortunately, we did. I was inspired in a way they probably didn't intend."
Nothing like saying how you really feel with an in-your-face, blazing pop-punk anthem. Spin the song's exclusive premiere right here, and be sure to pick up Comfort/Distraction
when it drops February 5 via No Sleep Records
. Album pre-orders are also available now