Yer man Gould hasn’t had to go a million miles to get here, mind. Frankly, he’s barely had to go much further than the front door. Salem’s similarities to the early works of his day band are blindingly obvious, but then, to expect otherwise from such a dyed-in-the-wool spooky chap as Will would be to expect a cat to suddenly start mooing. And these songs are great – fat-free, swaggering cuts of greased-up Americana-via-Southampton punk loaded with prom kings and queens, pocket knives and doomed romance. Opener Fall Out Of Love is an MCR-ish banger that dares to gamble with rhyming ‘Apparition’ with ‘In the kitchen’ (and wins, actually), a vibe continued on single Destroy Me. Throat takes a more sing-along tone, if you want to sing-along ‘So wrap your hands around my throat’, and Doomed (For Each Other) is a superb, speedy bit of bubblegum-punk that excites with its sugary rush.