By Alyssa Morrell

Their lyrics have matured and they’ve managed to tug just a bit harder on our heartstrings.

The Anniversary’s sophomore full-length, Your Majesty, proves to be just as fun and even more bittersweet than their debut, Designing a Nervous Breakdown. They’ve shifted away from their synth-pop, Rentals-influenced sound to a slightly more guitar-driven album-with obvious exceptions on the vintage-esque tracks,"Peace, Pain and Regret", and "Never Die Young."

Verhoven, Berwanger and Roelofs have once again proven that three vocalists are indeed better than one. They propel the listener into alt-rock bliss as they weave haunting, yet uplifting, melodies.

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