Ever since the news broke that pop-rock trio Lemuria signed to Bridge Nine Records, fans have been moderately concerned over how their new album would sound. Bridge Nine is known for its roster of hardcore acts such as Have Heart and Agnostic Front. Lemuria was an odd fit at the very least. Luckily, their latest, Pebble, released January 11, doesn’t sound like they have changed their name to xXLemuriaXx. This album is a reflection of getting older. The songs address the issues of long-term relationships and being a professional, but not very well-paid, musician. The wild naiveté and raw sexuality they previously built their sound around isn’t there anymore. They have gotten older, and so have their songs. And it’s always interesting to see where this maturation takes a band’s music. Lemuria has accepted it and turned it into some of their most interesting and honest material yet. Pebble does…

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