Across Five Aprils Life Underwater

The intent of the album is to represent a place where light cannot exist, and Tennessee’s Across Five Aprils paint the picture well with Life Underwater. Though it doesn’t completely smother its listener with heaviness or gloom, it certainly inflicts feelings of melancholy throughout the 11 tracks. Front-man Brandon Mullins’ vocals are still a touch pitchy, but that actually works well for the more melodic and soft-sung parts of the album. The band have come far since Collapse and have set their sights on becoming one of Victory’s hardest working and most successful bands. If they continue to progress in the manner they have been, I’d say their next album could take them there. (Victory)