Pop-punk is a great genre, least of all for the band names it can produce. Up For The Let Down are a perfect example of this, happily they’re more than just a good name. Up For The Let Down create pop-punk records with some ear catching twists. They formed in 2011 initially as a five piece. Today they are a four piece but still make plenty of good sounds.
The female fronted Up For The Let Down hail from the Medway area. They are formed of Lex on vocals, Jay on drums, Simon on bass and Scott on lead guitar. So far Up F0r The Let Down have released six tracks into the great wide web. One of these has the inspired title I Fear Sharks. Attention grabbing drumming starts the track before a bright and charged riff storms in. An infectious chorus and gang vocals complete I Fear Sharks. The fact it’s a free download from their Facebook makes it even better. That Summer shows Up For The Let Down’s ability to play with the pop-punk genre. That Summer begins with a heavy and chugging riff and pounding symbol heavy drumming. Pop-punk vocals surf the crest of this heavy sound whilst talking about something everyone can relate to. There’s even a transformer sound. These are just two of the six of the songs available to stream from their Soundcloud, showing their progression as a band.
Currently in the running to support OPM, Up For The Let Down have played venues across Kent. These include venues such the nationally renowned Forum in Tonbridge Wells alongside new venues such as The Rafters in Maidstone. Up-coming gigs include a return visit to the Forum, voted best small venue in the UK. Up For The Let Down deliver an energetic and engaging live show. No one in crowd is safe as front woman Lex wanders into the crowd, urging the audience in closer like a Miles Kane record stuck on repeat. Just a few of the bands Up For The Let Down have played with include the long standing One Day Elliot, Third Place Victory and Down to My Last. All this plus a busy schedule of gigs points to exciting things ahead. No one will be safe from Up For The Let Down’s music; like a zombie virus which is actually good.
Find Up For The Let Down like Liam Neeson hunting down lost family members. Scroll down to hear I Fear Sharks!