Sunday, February 5, 2017
Song Of The Week: 2/5/17
Song: "Heads Up!"
Album: "Burn It" EP
Place Of Origin: Boston, Massachusetts
Years Active: 2011 - present
WHAT I THINK THE SONG IS ABOUT:
"Heads Up!" appears to be a song about struggle. The struggle to survive in a world or environment that does everything to keep you down. The struggle to sift through the bullshit and lies that cloud your vision as you try to move forward in life. The everyday struggle to survive and make ends meet just to live. If you don't let all of these things bring you down and you believe in yourself and your ideals, then you should be ok in whatever you do.
OC45 DISCOGRAPHY (Full length albums only):
2012 - Class & Cruelty (Birdseye Records)
2017 - Happy Accidents (self-released)
CURRENT STATUS OF OC45:
OC45 formed as a band back in 2011, hailing from Boston, MA. Joining a long line of Boston punk bands to represent that scene, OC45 now joins the ranks of Dropkick Murphys, Street Dogs, The Ducky Boys and Far From Finished to name a few. The band's debut album emerged in 2012 called "Class & Cruelty". The band also has two EP releases, 2013's "When It Hits" and 2015's "Burn It". OC45 has just recently released their sophmore full length effort in January of 2017 called "Happy Accidents". This album was self-released by the band and can be found on their own Bandcamp page and Itunes as well. During their career, OC45 has shared the stage with some punk stalwarts such as Swingin' Utters, Street Dogs, Far From Finished, The Scandals, Youth Brigade and The Casualties. As for style? OC45 is a street punk band with a Boston street punk sound. If you are a fan of bands such as Stray Bullets, Have Nots, Far From Finished, Burning Streets or Saturday's Heroes then you will most certainly enjoy OC45.
TEN OC45 SONGS YOU SHOULD CHECK OUT:
1. Far Away
4. Heads Up!
5. New Regulations
6. New War
7. Is This Tomorrow
8. Slow It Down
10. Class & Cruelty