"Hurts Like Hell" opens with high energy from the very first second, with a crunchy guitar riff on top of blasted drums to draw the listener into the intense spirit of the song. The track's core is a simple, catchy chorus that sums up its meaning - having hope hurts, but we're okay with it. Hurts Like Hell was recorded, mixed and produced at London Road Studios, Baldock, England in 2023.
Sharper Side are a 3-piece pop-punk / alternative rock band from North London, England. Formed in 2021, they have recorded and produced music that is available on all streaming platforms. They have gigged at various venues across London and Hertfordshire in the UK. Sharper Side consists of Chris Treasure – Guitar & Lead Vocals, Ben Zwaig – Bass & Backing Vocals and Laurence Moore – Drums.
Sharper Side draw influences from late nineties, early 2000’s pop-punk era with the likes of bands such as Green Day, Sum-41 and Wheatus. This, mixed in with rock styles of Foo Fighters and emo sounds from My Chemical Romance give the band an energetic, zestful sound with angst-heavy themes, killer hooks and melodic rhythm. The band are well known for putting on awesome live shows which engage their audiences and always leave them wanting more.