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2nd District - Poverty Makes Angry
Back in the summer of 2005, risen from the ashes of the punk / rock ‘n roll bands District and The Revolvers, 2nd District was born. After the release of a 7-inch single and the full-length Emotional Suicide they now release Poverty Makes Angry as their second full-length. This four-piece from the Ruhr-Area present us some straight-up punk rock from the German underground punk rock scene.
The first thing you notice when you put Poverty Makes Angry in your CD-player is that all the songs are catchy as hell. These guys use happy guitar tunes, have written easy choruses to sing along and most tracks are perfect to clap along during a gig also. This catchiness also results in some problems though. When you’ve heard the CD once, you know practically all the songs from start to end. By the time you press play for the second time you’ll get bored easily. Besides this predictability they also don’t deserve an award for originality.

For those die-hard punk fans amongst you this might be a nice release to listen to occasionally. Others will probably think that even one show at a festival with a nice cold beer is too much. You can start choosing your side right now.
2nd District - Poverty Makes Angry
68/1001Details People Like You Records
Released on Monday Jan 26th, 2009

Writer @Gilles on Thursday Apr 16th, 2009

Tags: #2nd District
Tracklisting 01. Monoxide
02. I Love My Life
03. Poverty Makes Angry
04. The Only One
05. Dead End Street
06. Drinking (The Song)
07. Private Love
08. Sporting Socks & Sandals
09. The Hardest Part Is Living
10. The Last Anthem
11. You Never Listened To Me
12. Don�t Fear The Fear
Line up Marc A. � Vocals, guitars
Flo � Bass, backing vocals
Tobbe � Drums, backing vocals
Daniel Klein � Guitars