Florida alt-rock outfit Go Radio (featuring former Mayday Parade singer Jason Lancaster) make their driving full-length debut on Lucky Street. Working with producer Tim O’Heir, who worked with All-American Rejects and Say Anything, the band follows the mold of those groups, fusing a pop-punk influence into its guitar-heavy sound, adding a sense of urgency to the music without sacrificing melody. The result is a kind of plaintive alt-rock that’s able to be uptempo without necessarily being upbeat, giving the album enough drive to grab listeners' attention and enough emotional weight to keep them interested. With hard rocking jams like “Kill the Beast” and “Fight, Fight (Reach for the Sky)” in Go Radio's repertoire, Lucky Street definitely makes for a promising debut from the Tallahassee quartet, and will definitely be of interest to fans of Lancaster’s from his Mayday Parade days.
AllMusic Review by Gregory Heaney