“We strongly believe that music has the power to make the world a better place.” This is the announcement of Regret the Hour, a young New York band set to release their sophomore album, ‘Better Days,’ April 13th. This follows their 2012 EP, ‘The Living Remember.’ The foursome who formed the band in 2010 originated as Nyack High schoolmates. ‘Better Days’ features brothers Nate and Ben McCarthy on lead vocals and guitars, Jesse Yanko on bass, and Anders Fleming on drums.
Drawing comparisons to U2 and Kings of Leon, Regret the Hour received some early recognition, with their venue list including Arlene’s Grocery, Sullivan Hall, and The Bowery Electric; they shared the stage with acts ranging from The Chapin Sisters to Dave Mason to the Vanguard.
Within two years, Regret the Hour released two EP’s and an album. They set out to record ‘Better Days’ as their first real studio effort. Creating a studio in an old factory building on High Ave, Regret the Hour wrote and recorded ‘Better Days’ during the summer of 2012 with assistance from producer/engineer Marek Stycos. Continue reading