Grandview are a band from Burlington, MA and after discovering them on YouTube I found out my friend Benio's previous band was on their distro Six Pine Records some time ago. Small world.
This album is extraordinary and very reminiscent of Have Mercy.
To the sun's bittersweet, resurgent ending or the melodic riff in 7 paired with frustrated vocals has got my punk rock heart beating faster while Shaper is emo/alternative medicine in musical form. Sitting on gold (The latter) is hopeful and includes these beautiful lines:
I still have all your old songs stuck in my head, and I swear to God, I'll get around to listening to you and to them again. I'm learning what it's like to see the colors for what they are, not what I want from them.