The Skinny: Dying Scene Records has announced the signing of San Diego punk act Western Settings and will be releasing the band’s debut full-length Yes It Is on February 17th.

Punk rock has long since embraced the emotional assurance of bands like Jawbreaker and The Replacements, to the point that heart-on-the-sleeve punk has become little more than a buzzword. It sounds great, sure, and the imagery it conjures up is of aggressive strums backing open-wound lyrics that cut as much as they stick, but its the rare band that delivers on that promise. Western Settings’ debut Yes It Is delivers, and it delivers hard. Filled from top to bottom with sticky melodies and muscular musicianship, Western Settings has written a record that rocks as hard as it resonates.

Yes It Is Track Listing:

01. RevHead
02. Get It, Got It
03. Dying Without Children
04. San Antonio
05. Table For One
06. Kicking And Screaming
07. Bricks
08. Yes It Is
09. Goodbye
10. Mami’s Revenge
11. Carl’s Concern
12. Lines Of Teeth

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