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Blink-182

"Up All Night"

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July 15, 2011

It's not exactly the "prog-rock Blink" that guitarist Tom DeLonge teased, but on their first track in six years, the reunited neo-punks do get loopier than ever. The three-and-a-half minute anthem synthesizes the ideas already brewing on the Greatest Hits cut "Not Now": Jagged riffs smash into warbled sci-fi synths, as DeLonge and bassist Mark Hoppus trade glum proverbs — "Everyone lives to tell the tale of how we die alone someday," Hoppus wails — before wrapping it all up in one neat wallop.

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