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From the album Celebration Rock, a cover of for the love of ivy originally by punk band the gun club.

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  • Avatar for surferrosa65
    great noisy cover. like it in a way...
  • Avatar for DeathByPOGs
    A for effort. A for having the balls to cover The Gun Club.
  • Avatar for maccrash
    love the song, but I agree in that it doesn't fit in with the rest of the album.
  • Avatar for TheSuperCrasher
    Funny, I think this is one of the better tracks on CR.
  • Avatar for white_lemur
    Nice cover.
  • Avatar for Stugard
    From a lyrical/thematic viewpoint, Younger Us fits in with the album a hundred times better than For the Love of Ivy does despite, yes, being 2 years old. I guess this song just doesn't sound terribly Japandroidsy even with their usual enthusiasm and barrage of noise; and it's not even a simplicity issue, it's more of a chord progression thing. Their mclusky cover on All Lies even sounded Japandroidsified, but this one just won't fit in no matter how hard I try to shove this square peg into the triangular hole that is Celebration Rock.
  • Avatar for matt1337c
    So much hate. I don't get why people are complaining about "pointless loudness" and "lack of simplicity". 1. This song is very simple. 2. It's mother-fucking Japandroids. Their supposed to be loud and energetic like this. I guess I can see the "not fitting in" complaint, but I don't see this many complaints with Younger Us which is just as different from the rest of the album. It was recorded 2 years ago and is the most pop sounding thing they've ever done.
  • Avatar for michael_leon
    Glad to see everyone else dislikes this. Doesn't fit quite right with the rest of the album. 4.5/5 but could have been the first 5 of the year if this was replaced with something awesome.
  • Avatar for Stugard
    I'd say this is the only thing that keep Celebration Rock from near-perfection. I can see why they did it what with Fire of Love being a huge favorite of Brian's and all, but I'd much rather have seen their original songwriting given another chance to shine.
  • Avatar for raininginmyroom
    it probably reminds you of older punk cause it was written and recorded in the early 80s mate...

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