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You Me at Six

02/22/19 | 7:00 pm

Gramercy Theatre

127 E 23rd St Map

212-614-6932


22-02-2019 12:00:00 22-02-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York You Me at Six | 7:00 pm Few bands get to spring a surprise six albums into their career. Even fewer do so in as dramatic a fashion as You Me At Six do on their simply titled new record, VI. They know what you probably think of them – "The emo pop-rockers from Surrey," as guitarist Chris Miller puts it – and once upon a time you would have been right. But not for a long time, and certainly not on VI, a record that switches moods and styles with breathless confidence, from devastatingly defiant rock to joyously uplifting pop. It all but drips with melodies and moods. It's the kind of record a band makes when they are in love with all the possibilities of music. VI is not what you might expect a You Me At Six album to sound like. "We've always been a band that straddles styles," says singer Josh Franceschi, sitting with his bandmates outside a London bar on a warm, early Summer afternoon. "We've always had that pop sensibility, but we've tried not to pigeonhole ourselves – that's come from other people. If we want to make another six albums, we have to to maintain the foundations of what makes this band good, and we have to be contemporary and forward thinking." "We're five individual blokes," guitarist Max Helyer says, "but when we mash together in a band, something great happens. I'm not saying it happens every time, but sometimes something unbelievable happens." http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=353909 Gramercy Theatre Gramercy Theatre

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Few bands get to spring a surprise six albums into their career. Even fewer do so in as dramatic a fashion as You Me At Six do on their simply titled new record, VI. They know what you probably think of them – "The emo pop-rockers from Surrey," as guitarist Chris Miller puts it – and once upon a time you would have been right. But not for a long time, and certainly not on VI, a record that switches moods and styles with breathless confidence, from devastatingly defiant rock to joyously uplifting pop. It all but drips with melodies and moods. It's the kind of record a band makes when they are in love with all the possibilities of music. VI is not what you might expect a You Me At Six album to sound like. "We've always been a band that straddles styles," says singer Josh Franceschi, sitting with his bandmates outside a London bar on a warm, early Summer afternoon. "We've always had that pop sensibility, but we've tried not to pigeonhole ourselves – that's come from other people. If we want to make another six albums, we have to to maintain the foundations of what makes this band good, and we have to be contemporary and forward thinking." "We're five individual blokes," guitarist Max Helyer says, "but when we mash together in a band, something great happens. I'm not saying it happens every time, but sometimes something unbelievable happens."

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