Formed from ex-members of Grade, Jersey is an Ontario, Canada-based band who sounds more like they should be from Richmond, VA. This is said because of the obvious Avail and Ann Beretta sound, as well as the fact that Robbie Hutchinson from Ann Beretta sang on a song. A couple of the tunes have really catchy choruses which will only take a few listens to make the listener sing along. On the flip side of this, however, the songs don't seem to have the musical pull that a band such as Avail delivers. The hooks may be there on the choruses of a couple of songs, but the breakdowns or dance parts don't seem to be as fluid as many punk fans might prefer. Rather, it's the traditionally repetitive, simplistic, standard chords and uninspired rhythm section that Jersey produces. Don't misinterpret that as believing that Jersey lack potential, because they don't. As a five-song EP, it's deficient in the ability to truly provide the listener with much to go on, yet added work and creativity could undoubtedly show great strides.
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AllMusic Review by Kurt Morris