‘We Built Walls So Our Hearts Couldn’t Cross’ by ‘whenskiesaregray’ was released June 20, 2012.
You would expect most punk/post-hardcore albums would start with fast, loud music. You anticipate that its purpose is to be over just as you’re getting into it. ‘whenskiesaregray’ didn’t like that format and have put their longest track first. ’18-63′ serves to fatigue you before you’ve even heard track 2, the band switches from frenetic playing to wandering guitar play to echoed vocals yelling into the abyss.
‘Dead Weight’ and ‘Tidal Waves’ are both emotional wrecks of songs. There is such conviction in the lead signers voice, such a need for his message to be heard.
‘I’ve Given My All, Therefore I Have Nothing Left’ is a pretty apt way to close off the album, bashing out one last song before they collapse in a heap.