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There are moments on 'Drunk Tank Pink' where you almost have to reach for the sleeve to check this is the same band who made 2018's 'Songs of Praise'. Such is the jump Shame have made from the riotous post-punk of their debut to the sprawling adventurism and twitching anxieties laid out here. The genius of the album is how these lyrical themes dovetail with the music. Opener 'Alphabet' dissects the premise of performance over a siren call of nervous, jerking guitars, its chorus thrown out like a beer bottle across a mosh pit.