Electric Touch's 2012 sophomore effort, Never Look Back features more of the dance-rock ensemble's melodic and catchy alternative pop. Once again featuring the vocals of British-born/Texas-based Shane Lawlor, the band brings to mind a mix of the snarling swagger of early Billy Idol with the more anthemic post-punk revival of the Killers. To these ends, we get the glam rock/Brit-pop of "Beautiful Mess," the uplifting orchestral anthem "I Can't Wait," and the propulsive and debauched "Human Factor." Ultimately, as with Electric Touch's 2008 self-titled debut, Never Look Back is an engaging pairing of British pop swagger and American rock muscle delivered with an eye to get you on the dancefloor.
Never Look Back Review
by Matt Collar