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Between You & Me: SH!T YEAH - Track by Track

Written By:
Britt Diprete
Photography By:
April 8, 2024

Between You & Me “SH!T YEAH” EP review 

Kill My Vibe ft Knuckle Puck

"Kill My Vibe" is a dynamic collaboration between Between You & Me and Knuckle Puck delivering a powerful and infectious pop punk anthem that resonates with energy and emotion. The song showcases the musical prowess of both bands.  From the opening chords, "Kill My Vibe" grabs the listener's attention with its driving guitar riffs and pulsating rhythm. The synergy between the bands is evident, creating a seamless blend of Knuckle Pucks edgier tones and Between You & Me's signature melodic style. The vocals, delivered with passion and conviction, further elevate the song's impact, drawing the audience into its emotive narrative. 

In The Middle

The driving guitar riffs and punchy drum beats create a sense of urgency that propels the song forward, while the soaring vocals deliver heartfelt emotion and sincerity. "In the Middle" captures the uncertainty and complexity of navigating relationships, particularly the struggle to find balance and understanding amidst turmoil, lines like “funny how we used to talk all night, now I want to get you off my mind.” and “gave me your heart and I lost it, gave me the world and I dropped it.” Paint a picture of frustration and the yearning that goes alongside a toxic relationship. Between You & Me's ability to infuse raw emotion into their music shines through in "In the Middle," making it a standout addition to their repertoire. 


From the opening chords, "Nevermind" sets a dynamic tone with its energetic guitar riffs and driving rhythm. The song's instrumentation creates a vibrant backdrop for the introspective lyrics, drawing listeners in with its catchy hooks and lively tempo. The vocals, delivered with passion and sincerity, add depth to the song's emotional impact, capturing the listener's attention from start to finish. What makes "Nevermind" stand out is its ability to blend introspection with infectious energy. The song's relatable lyrics allow listeners to connect on a personal level, while its upbeat tempo and catchy melodies make it an instant crowd-pleaser. It's a track that captures the essence of pop punk, combining emotional depth with a feel-good vibe that keeps audiences coming back for more.

Every Morning

The production of "Early Morning" is polished and balanced, allowing each instrument to shine while maintaining a cohesive and impactful sound. The song's dynamic shifts and emotive vocals create a captivating listening experience that resonates long after the final notes fade. As the song progresses, the instrumentation gradually builds, incorporating subtle layers of electric guitars and percussion that add depth and texture to the arrangement. The chorus, with its anthemic refrain, serves as a poignant reminder of the fleeting nature of moments and the importance of cherishing memories. The bridge of the song features a soaring guitar solo, adding a touch of nostalgia and emotion before culminating in a powerful finale.


The song opens with a gentle acoustic guitar riff, setting a contemplative tone from the start. Lead vocalist Jake Wilson's soulful delivery immediately draws the listener in. Musically, "YEAH!" is a perfect blend of upbeat melodies, driving drums, and energetic guitar riffs that create an electrifying atmosphere. The band's tight musicianship and cohesive sound shine throughout the track, keeping the energy levels high and the listeners engaged from start to finish. 

Sad Songs

"Sad Songs" by Between You & Me is a captivating pop-punk anthem that effortlessly blends emotive lyrics with energetic instrumentals. The song delves into themes of heartbreak and longing, resonating with listeners through its relatable and heartfelt storytelling. The catchy chorus and dynamic guitar riffs create a powerful and memorable listening experience, showcasing the band's talent for crafting emotionally charged yet infectious music. 

about the author

Britt Diprete

Boston, MA