Despite the cover (which is very punk rock in an Epitaph records sort of way), Binge's sophomore album is actually a potent, high-energy rock album that feeds off of angst and unrest quite nicely. Tense and tight songs about the trials and tribulations of early adulthood are firmly held together by singer K.T. Gelwick, who has an incredibly versatile and emotive voice. Her impassioned wails are by far the best aspect of the band's music, which is somewhere between the moody metal of Tool and the emotional guitar battery of Sunny Day Real Estate. With songs that tend to wrap up before they wear out their welcome and an overall gloomy mood that perfectly fits the band's style, One More Cup is a bright and charged album that incorporates Binge into the American indie underground with ease.
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AllMusic Review by Bradley Torreano