Associations that popped in my mind when my shrink said, “North Dakota” were sunflowers, South Dakota, and Man on Fire, so when I found out that These Hearts, a pop-punk/hardcore band, is from Fargo, North Dakota, I was puzzled; however, I did then learn that North Dakota has the most churches per capita of any State in the U.S., which explains the band’s Christian background. But, fear not any heathen music enthusiasts among you! While the music is positive and uplifting, it doesn’t go out of its way to cram any beliefs down your throat. Instead, you’re more likely going to notice the amazing juxtaposition of brutal screams with catchy, clean vocal hooks.