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SWMRS start to sink after releasing ‘Berkley’s on Fire’

by Olivia Weinzapfel SWMRS, after a 3-year hiatus, made a reappearance into the music scene with their fourth album, Berkley’s on Fire. Their punk style was on its way to dominating the alt-rock scene, since not many contemporary bands can put off that kind of boldness. Berkley’s on Fire is similar to their other releases, but this time around they added a mainstream pop twist. They did this in a very haphazard way; punk rock is supposed to be riotous, but SWMRS’s use of disorganized fun in this album isn’t what it used to be.

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