Cheerbleederz Reveal Debut Album “Even In Jest”

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London indie punk trio Cheerbleederz are proud to reveal their debut album, Even In Jest, which is now available via Alcopop! Records, including a limited run pressing on Daffodil Yellow vinyl. Driving, fun and catchy as hell, you couldn’t go so far as to say that this is a comeback (as the band have been working non-stop behind the scenes since their 2020 EP, Lobotany) but with these brilliant new offerings, it’s safe to say that Cheerbleederz are firmly back in business for 2022.

“We are so excited to share our debut album this year! It feels like a long time coming, as we started working on it in lockdown in 2020, writing, rehearsing, and recording in the pockets of time when we could. It further bonded us at a time where being creative and having a collective output became more important than ever. These are our favourite batch of songs yet—full of character, hope, energy, misery, introspection and rage, we wanted to write complex songs that reflected our complex selves!”

Already boasting a fine pedigree of lo-fi underground hits between their individual members’ various bands (Fresh / ME REX / Finish Flag), with their new project the trio have hit upon an instantly infectious brand of no-frills, melody-driven punk. Taking influence from the likes of The Breeders, Snail Mail, Hop Along, Alvvays, Charly Bliss and Cayetana, their songs touch thoughtfully on the lived experiences of women and marginalised people.

Cheerbleederz are currently on tour in the UK and are appearing London’s Amersham Arms tonight followed by dates in Bristol, Manchester and Preston. Even In Jest is now available through streaming platforms, Bandcamp and Alcopop! Records.