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Posted 28 Nov 2012 @ 5:10am

The National Health, the fourth album from bombastic UK rockers Maximo Park, is thematically based in taking control of one’s own life. Frontman Paul Smith has been quoted as stating that the inspiration for the album came in the hopes of “…being a force for change in your own life,” and that it’s always “…been a Maximo Park thing: look at yourself.” It’s a determined approach from a band that...

Posted 28 Sep 2012 @ 8:51am

Previously announced for Falls and Southbound, Maximo Park will also play a headline show in Melbourne early next year.


It’s been seven years since Maximo Park released their critically acclaimed and Mercury Prize nominated debut album A Certain Trigger, alongside with their breakthrough single Apply Some Pressure. Their recently released fourth album The National Health was...

Posted 15 Jun 2012 @ 1:30pm

Celebrated post-punk revivalists Maximo Park have returned at long last with a new release in tow. With The National Health set to go global this week, frontman Paul Smith can’t wait to gauge a general consensus on the album. “I just want to make sure that people get a blast of it and see what they think!” he gushes. “That’s the attitude I’ve got at the moment: I’m a country preacher who goes...

Posted 12 Jun 2012 @ 1:13pm

A mellow opening minute slips from earshot and a blistering six-stringed barrage ensues, announcing the resurgence of celebrated alt-rock outfit Maximo Park. There is every indication it’s business as usual for the Newscastle band, though that’s actually what makes The National Health – their fourth studio album – so difficult to dismiss.


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