Maryland pop-punk mainstays All Time Low follow-up 2015's Future Hearts with the new Fueled By Ramen release Last Young Renegade. The band's seventh studio effort overall comes preceded by the anthemic title cut banger which sets up the ten track collection's lyrical narrative.
Frontman Alex Gaskarth explains, "Who is the Last Young Renegade? After all this time writing music, playing in a band- checking moment after moment off the bucket list- collecting mistakes, making memories, I wondered what it might be like to write about myself if I wasn't the one standing in my shoes. Who am I from the other side of the mirror?...That's the journey on this record: a story of self-realization. Of growing into your own skin through the eyes of someone watching it all unfold on the big screen, wearing a ‘Frankie Says Relax' t-shirt. Like watching an old familiar movie, but suddenly you're Marty McFly."
He adds, "We tried a lot of new things on this album, all within the context of what we love so much about All Time Low – There's no denying that we were binge watching Stranger Things at the time, while also reflecting on the loss of some of our favorite musicians; Prince, Bowie, George Michael. I think the influence comes through in the best ways. We all felt pulled to exciting and different places as we searched for inspiration, approaching something that's become so familiar to us from a new direction."