Masked Intruder

1. No Case
2. Mine All Mine
3. All of My Love
4. Just So You Know
5. I’m Free (At Last)
6. Please Come Back To Me
7. B & E
8. Maybe Even
9. Not Fair
10. Stay With Me Tonight
11. Dream a Little Dream
12. I’ll Be Back Again Someday

Intruder Blue
Intruder Green
Intruder Red
Intruder Yellow

Masked Intruder (2012)
First Offence (EP 2012)
Masked Intruder/The Turkletons (split 2012)
The Wedding 7" (split 2013)
Red Scare Across America (split 2013)
Under the Mistletoe 7" (EP 2013)
M.I. (2014)

Love and Other Crimes (EP 2016)


Produced/Engineered by Roger Lima with co-producer Mike Kennerty at The Moat House, Gainesville, Florida

Released 2019-03-01
Reviewed 2019-03-13


pure noise records

Hallowed are visited by intruders in ski masks, intruders that have escaped from the ever-vigilant officer Bradshaw. And as you can see from the title it is the third album by these guys, they have some EPs and things like that as well. Like the EP we reviewed in 2016, it had a funny artwork and some good songs. This album is longer and it has an artwork that is not as good, a dozen tracks is on offer so it seems as the intruders have evaded the officer for quite a while. But the question is whether or not it is a good album.

Pop-punk is what it is in terms of music, and it isn’t particularly original from that perspective. Standard style poppy punk songs with catchy choruses and simple structures, it is according to format. Nothing unique to be heard here. The appearance and style with ski masks and that sort of thing is quite original, which is good as they at least has something to give them a chance to stand apart from all the other bands of similar style. Decent vocalist and good production are other reflections I make when listening to this album. It is also short enough to never feel too long or dull.

I like this album; it has good songs, good music, some familiarity and good energy – a rather enjoyable album I would say and quite appealing. The weakness is probably mostly the lack of originality and perhaps the lack of a standout hit song. I think the ending track is the best on the album, really likable track in my view. Probably an album worth checking out for most people, it has many things to like about it and I doubt it will be disliked by anyone. However, it may not be that well remembered by anyone either as it lacks the novelty and originality that we get from the most exciting new albums that are released.

The intruders has a lot to offer, their third album is a fine one that probably will go down well with their fans, with some criminals and perhaps some of officer Bradshaw’s colleagues. There are some good stuff behind those masks.





Label: Pure Noise Records
Three similar bands: Teenage Bottlerocket/No Use For A Name/Direct Hit

Rating: HHHHHHH (4/7)
Reviewer: Daniel Källmalm

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