Sweater Club was born three years ago with three defining principles: honesty, originality and creativity. Those principles, coupled with each member's diverse musical background makes the deluge of thoughts, styles, and musical ideas that is Five More Minutes merely a logical step in the progression of a band that refuses to draw boundaries. Striving to balance complexity with accessibility, Sweater Club has managed to integrate an impressive exploration of the melodic and rhythmic spectrum with song structures that balance their lofty musical and lyrical ideals with the good old fashioned power of rock n roll.
With three tours of the Great American West and an independently released full-length record under their collective belt, Sweater Club is determined to bring their signature sound to the masses. They've performed for over 3,500 students in their hometown of Corvallis, OR, been featured on television in Oregon and Utah, and have shared the stage with quality national acts such as Pepper, The Toasters, Facing New York, and Somerset.
Five More Minutes is an intricate compilation of life, the recognition of current day social failings and the will to change the world for the better. Although that may seem idealistic, and extremely ambitious, the members of Sweater Club walk the walk as well as singing the song. This album was written with the belief that we are all real people, with real hopes, fears, dreams and ambitions, despite the times we stray from those truest parts of ourselves. In this way, they are able to communicate on a deeper level to their listeners. In contrast to the serious nature of their song contents, their sound is up-beat and full of energy.