Release date: May 19, 2018
Location: Vancouver , BC, Canada
Current Lineup: (Per Facebook)
- Dan Garrison
- Dan Stenning
- Andrew Pederson
- Ronnie Ellis
Our Favorite Track(s): Booster Gold, Diana (with Rachelle Boily of The Broken Islands), Greed, Obsidian
Sounds Like: Bad Religion, Face To Face, The Descendents, The Shell Corporation, Teenage Bottlerocket
Now landing on CPRA runway 69 from Vancouver, BC, we get The Corps, with “Tales From 2814”. This album is their first full release. We definitely were not disappointed. Let’s check out it and excuse my bad Airplane pun below.
Tales From 2814, offers nothing, but absolute punk perfection. From the opening track, “Supergirl” to the very end song, “The Island”. This album is full of power anthems like, “Obsidian” and “Greed”, where the band displays their more hardcore side. Rachelle Boily’s voice, combined with the Corps backing makes, “Diana”. One of my personal favorites on the album.
“There’s no such thing as an overdose, no such thing as a to not need, no sense turning back, once the orange light has found you, all we have is greed” Greed -The Corps
Dan Garrison, (Guitar/Vocalist for the Real McKenzies) does an amazing job with the lead vocals on this album. The lyrics to each song are carefully, skilled and deeply heartfelt. Each song seems to have it’s own message. You get it all, catchy pop punk, melodic, and hardcore all shoved into 13 tracks. The overall combination leads me to ponder, could this one be a nominee for a 2018 album of the year?
Here’s some videos from their EP release “In Brightest Day”.
It’s not like any other within this genre that I can really think of. This album is a CPRA must download! You can pick up the album on all major retailers and via https://www.thecorps2814.com/listen. Be sure to check them out on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/thecorps2814/. Instagram link – https://www.instagram.com/thecorps2814/ .