Release Date: Feb 3, 2009
Record label: Vagrant
Comprising members of Say Anything and Saves the Day, Two Tongues is a 21st century punk-pop dream team, complete with two able-voiced frontman and hefty helpings of angsty, rhythmic crunch. Max Bemis (the brainchild behind Say Anything's musical mishmash) and Saves the Day's Chris Conley may be unlikely partners, both of them boasting wildly different voices, but their give-and-take relationship is one of Two Tongues' most endearing aspects. Taking strength in that duality, the band's debut album covers a surprising amount of ground, from the requisite Warped Tour anthems (including the angsty opener, "Crawl") to such '90s alt rock throwbacks as "Don't You Want to Come Home" and "Try Not to Save Me.