Oh Common Life


Fireworks Release “Run, Brother, Run” Music Video

The Michigan band behind one of the year’s best albums has just delivered a simple and sweet music video that will have you thinking about calling home. Fireworks have always been a band that wore their hearts, as well as any/all emotions they may feel, on their sleeves. This has allowed them to create complex […]


Life Is Short In Fireworks’ New Video For “Bed Sores”

Fireworks are no strangers to portraying a great story, visually, in roughly three minutes, which they’ve done yet again with their newest visual offering for Oh, Common Life cut, “Bedsores.” A.V. Club recently premiered the Max Moore Films production which follows the life of our protagonist from childhood as he grows up through his typical […]

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Fireworks Release Acoustic EP, Announce Summer Tour

Fireworks have released Oh, Common Life – Sessions, an acoustic EP now available for purchase through Triple Crown Records’ Bandcamp. They also announced they’ll be heading out on a short tour this July with support from Young Statues and Better Off. All proceeds from the EP’s sale will go to Alternatives For Girls. The Detroit organization helps “homeless and high-risk girls and […]

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Fireworks Stream B-Side From ‘Oh, Common Life’

Michigan’s resident pop punk heroes Fireworks released their third album, Oh, Common Life last week, and it has been a big hit here at UTG and elsewhere. For fans who followed the album’s marketing campaign, however, something seemed to be missing from the album. The haunting song that appeared in an early teaser video did […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Fireworks – “Glowing Crosses”

Fireworks‘ latest album, Oh, Common Life, hit stores yesterday. Now we’ve got the first music video for the release. The video is for the track “Glowing Crosses” and features shots of the band performing live. You can head after the jump to check it out. If you’re on the fence about checking out this release, head […]


REVIEW: Fireworks – ‘Oh, Common Life’

Artist: Fireworks Album: Oh, Common Life Label: Triple Crown There have been few musical evolutions more exciting to witness in recent years than that of Michigan pop rock outfit Fireworks. Over the course of two radically different full length albums and numerous EPs the band, which originally began as a pop punk project, has transformed […]

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STREAM: Fireworks – ‘Oh, Common Life’

With their 2011 full-length, Gospel, Fireworks cemented themselves as one of the most exciting bands in pop punk, and anticipation for the follow-up has been building steadily ever since. The Michigan group’s third album, Oh, Common Life, was UTG’s most anticipated release of the year, and the wait is finally over. You can stream the […]

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Fireworks Stream New Song, “Flies On Tape”

Three long weeks still stand between today and the release of Fireworks‘ third album, Oh, Common Life, but hopefully a new song from the Michigan band will make that wait a little easier. “Flies On Tape,” the second song released from the album, is streaming now over at Stereogum. Like the previously released “Glowing Crosses,” […]

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Fireworks Announce New Album ‘Oh, Common Life’

UTG’s most anticipated album of 2014 has officially been announced. Fireworks, the five-piece band from Detroit, MI are thrilled to announce their upcoming album Oh, Common Life will be available March 25 via Triple Crown Records. The band reunited with Brian McTernan, (Circa Survive, Thrice, Balance and Composure) the man who drove the ship on […]

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Fireworks Post “Oh, Common Life” Teaser Video

Fireworks have had a quiet year since their spring tour with The Wonder Years, so fans were understandably excited when the Michigan band’s website was updated last month with a cryptic image of a boy transforming into a wolf. Today, the band moved one step closer to what is shaping up to be the announcement […]