Yellow Paper Planes‘ style will resonate with fans of Jose Gonzalez; his soft vocals atop skittering rhythms is something very evident in ‘Bottle Up, Explode’, albeit in the quieter areas of the song.

Where the Ohio four-piece give themselves a defining edge is in the juxtaposition between their powerful, uplifting highs and intimate, introspective lows. The verses make way to the chorus with a dramatic reveal, taking the listener on a journey that keeps them on their toes.