English indie rockers Let’s Wrestle straddle the lines between silly and sincere, raw and ridiculous. While their tongue-in-cheek name mirrors the band’s approach to be taken seriously, it’s only a matter of time before their addictive hooks will leave you immersed in their angst-ridden sprawl. For their second record Nursing Home, the trio of Wesley Patrick Gonzalez (vocals and guitar), Mike Lightning (bass and vocals) and Darkus Bishop (drums) traveled overseas to record with heralded producer Steve Albini in Chicago, Illinois. Out of this partnership, the group have emerged from the studio with another compelling batch of songs blending equal parts punk candor and pop sentiment into their darker portraits of suburban life.
Nursing Home, which will be out in stores on May 17 via Merge Records, can be streamed up until the release date on Paste’s website. Click the album artwork to hear the group’s latest effort.