Neck Deep are a Pop Punk band from Wrexham, Wales and a notable member of the Defend Pop Punk movement. They were formed in 2012 and contain the members Ben Barlow, Sam Bowden, Fil Thorpe-Evans, Matt West, and Dani Washington. They've released four EPs and three studio albums.
- Rain in July (EP) (2012)
- A History of Working (EP) (2013)
- Wishful Thinking (2014)
- Neck Deep/Knuckle Puck (Split EP) (2014)
- Life's Not Out to Get You (2015)
- Serpents (EP) (2016)
- The Peace and the Panic (2017)
- All Distortions Are Intentional (2020)
Tropes featured in Neck Deep:
- Album Title Drop: 'Gold Steps' drops "Life's Not Out to Get You's"
- Alliterative Name: Ben Barlow
- Alliterative Title: 'The Beach Is for Lovers (Not Lonely Losers),' 'Smooth Seas Don't Make Good Sailors.'
- Break Up Song:
- Their song 'December' is about a girl who broke up with the singer and how much he misses her.
- 'I Hope This Comes Back to Haunt You' is about a girl who broke up with the singer and how mad he is at her.
- Femme Fatale: 'Serpents' is about this."I gave her my heart, she didn't want it
"Took it anyway and put a dark spell on it
"Since then I haven't been the same
"Needed a victim and she got it"
- One-Word Title: 'Serpents', "Mileage', 'Candour', 'Parachute.'
- Pop Punk: One of the most popular modern examples.