You Me At Six Banned From Naming Album After Orgasm

Record label bosses didn't see the funny side when the band were keen on French slag for an orgasm as their album title.

You Me At Six Banned From Naming Album After Orgasm
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You Me At Six wanted to name their new album after an orgasm - but record label bosses wouldn't allow it. Speaking to Kerrang (via NME), frontman Josh Franceschi explained why the slang term 'Little Death' was denied as their album title: "This is me talking to the dude upstairs and telling him we're not getting along right now. The title, though, isn't about death at all. The French call an orgasm a little death, so we wanted to call the album that. The label said no, so it's a song title instead." He went on to talk about another new song, "The Dilemma", which details his promiscuous lifestyle. "I was single and I had about three girls on the go at the same time", he said. "It's so upbeat it almost needs a burlesque video to go with it." The album will instead be titled "Sinners Never Sleep", due for release on October 3. Their first single "Loverboy" will be released today, August 11. The band also confirmed guest spots from Bring Me The Horizon's Oli Sykes on the track "bite My Tongue", and Parkway Drive singer Winston McCall on "Time Is Money".

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    Amito
    Munroe wrote: I wish someone would ban them from making music.
    Cutsman95
    THERE WAS AN ORGASM AND YOUMEATSIX WERE BANNED FROM NAMING THEIR ALBUM AS A RESULT OF THIS
    VanTheKraut
    Who? I thought 80s metal died out, ya know, in the 80s. But there's apparently still people singing about "I drink a lot. Yeah. I inhale drugs. Yeah. I have sex with hookers. Yeah!" I'm not bagging on that kind of song, I quite like some of those songs, but when a band bases their entire existence on it, it gets pretty dry ecause everyone knows 90% is exaggerated or flat out made up.
    sickassfoo
    why do you even want to call an album like that seriously might as well call it"3235ydfc ktrix5wtyoiy erutrx,ckif,gfxkzxifk,hfsoxtydfkgrezxoulgckyrzxlgcxkjrxkdsky "
    MrDawson
    I have no idea who this band is but the record label are idiots and they should have stood up to them. Possible names include : * I little deathed over my manager while he was asleep * Kill'em all, but just a little * Untitled (with a white creamy artwork) * I used to have sex with prostitutes back in the 1800's
    flaphead325
    korbhag wrote: I'm French (-Canadian) and I have never heard of this "Little Death" orgasm-thing. Might be a France thing though.
    I'm french french and me neither
    whiskychaser
    dj695 wrote: Also, there is a thing about the little death on an American Dad! episode, where Klaus starts rambling about the middle ages, France and midgets...
    who watches that show?
    Gman400
    hotmale wrote: Le Petit Mort, for those wondering even though I care nothing for this band because theyre shit, this is completely ridiculous. I didnt even know labels could censor album titles. What if they had a song called Little Death and named the album after it?
    Well I mean, the label does kind of own their soul. They give them the money to record and handle all the distribution of their albums etc. etc. I hate big record companies just as much as the next guy but they can control what the artist does if they want.
    dj695
    I like how when I saw on the main UG page " You Me At Six Banned From Naming Album After Orgasm" and I rolled my cursor over it, 'Upcoming Releases' appeared lol. Irony
    dj695
    Also, there is a thing about the little death on an American Dad! episode, where Klaus starts rambling about the middle ages, France and midgets...
    Wesseem
    dan1bad wrote: nice. the whole album is about this idiots sex life? who gives a shit if your single and have 3 girls ready to bang. i know girls that got pregnant at 13. having sex is no huge accomplishment you insecure bitch
    +1 sing it loud my brother!
    taylorhindman
    reignofrock wrote: crocoscar wrote: korbhag wrote: I'm French (-Canadian) and I have never heard of this "Little Death" orgasm-thing. Might be a France thing though. I'm from France and I know the expression, so it's gotta be a france thing :p Um... Wow, I'm not from France and I am quite familiar with that expression. It's common place anywhere. You are both ignorant.
    Same here. I here it in America all the time.
    Loki_37 wrote: dan1bad wrote: nice. the whole album is about this idiots sex life? who gives a shit if your single and have 3 girls ready to bang. i know girls that got pregnant at 13. having sex is no huge accomplishment you insecure bitch This.
    Also this.
    jrandmb
    Tomamo5 wrote: I'm sorry, but they are blatantly stealing the idea from the song 'Little Death' by +44. Also, would like to express my disdain for the band's music too. I had the misfortune to see them live and they were awfully generic.
    There was a Type O Negative song called Love you to death which from knowing the song is most likely taken from the saying, 'Little Death.' Also from TON they had an album called, 'Slow, Deep and Hard.' I don't understand how this worse.
    NHECOS
    Magero wrote: The term "The Little Death" has actually come up (hur hur) on an episode of American Dad. Anyone else want to bitch about it being an obscure term now?
    No dude... I've known the term for years before American Dad even premiered.
    Magero
    The term "The Little Death" has actually come up (hur hur) on an episode of American Dad. Anyone else want to bitch about it being an obscure term now?
    Ultraussie
    I like Parkway Drive but I hate Bring me the Horizon for going all emo-hardcore-pop and byllshit. Stay true metal ****ers.
    beatreebor
    Jazzmandtk wrote: dan1bad wrote: nice. the whole album is about this idiots sex life? who gives a shit if your single and have 3 girls ready to bang. i know girls that got pregnant at 13. having sex is no huge accomplishment you insecure bitch
    *claps*
    slippers man
    It's probably an appropriate move by the record company as the band's audience is almost exclusively 11-16 year old girls.
    Gyoung1991
    reignofrock wrote: crocoscar wrote: korbhag wrote: I'm French (-Canadian) and I have never heard of this "Little Death" orgasm-thing. Might be a France thing though. I'm from France and I know the expression, so it's gotta be a france thing :p Um... Wow, I'm not from France and I am quite familiar with that expression. It's common place anywhere. You are both ignorant.
    You sound like a real dick.
    spoksbeard
    Sid McCall wrote: You can't ban someone from doing something, you ban them from a place. It's short for banished. What shoddy journalism, once again.
    ban = officially or legally prohibit, according to apple dictionary.
    Jazzmandtk
    dan1bad wrote: nice. the whole album is about this idiots sex life? who gives a shit if your single and have 3 girls ready to bang. i know girls that got pregnant at 13. having sex is no huge accomplishment you insecure bitch
    +1 couldn't have summed it up bertter
    Bananafish003
    Gman400 wrote: hotmale wrote: Le Petit Mort, for those wondering even though I care nothing for this band because theyre shit, this is completely ridiculous. I didnt even know labels could censor album titles. What if they had a song called Little Death and named the album after it? Well I mean, the label does kind of own their soul. They give them the money to record and handle all the distribution of their albums etc. etc. I hate big record companies just as much as the next guy but they can control what the artist does if they want.
    Or they could grow a pair and leave the damn label. If they think the title is that important, they probably would. But as many have pointed out, this is a band more interested in crafting an image than any kind of art, so they won't change it simply for that reason. If a label asked me to change anything because they found it offensive, I'd say "Fuck you", leave and self-release it.
    kdcisgod
    Gradyogle wrote: And that didn't make them realize that they're just being tools for the music industry to abuse and control?
    we have a winner
    dontlookdownkid
    slaveskinJACKET wrote: Tomamo5 wrote: I'm sorry, but they are blatantly stealing the idea from the song 'Little Death' by +44. Also, would like to express my disdain for the band's music too. I had the misfortune to see them live and they were awfully generic. They also blatantly stole their whole 'awfully generic' thing from +44. But using a common term in a song, as a title or whatever else, is not blatantly stealing it from another artist when the term was already common worldwide, before the first band mentioned even used it.
    It isn't a "common term" by any means. The original term apparently isn't widely used anyways so taking a literal translation of another language's slang term is probably going to be a pretty obscure thing... Especially considering I've never seen anyone, anywhere use the term "little death" unless they are talking about the +44 song. It's an obvious ripoff, sorry.
    Loki_37
    dan1bad wrote: nice. the whole album is about this idiots sex life? who gives a shit if your single and have 3 girls ready to bang. i know girls that got pregnant at 13. having sex is no huge accomplishment you insecure bitch
    This.
    Root Beer
    Hexagram wrote: i've never heard of this band nor do I care about their failed attempt at an album title
    Then why are you here?
    Deece
    Not a fan of the band.. but censorship isn't cool. There are far worse album titles out there, even in the mainstream.
    Tomamo5
    I'm sorry, but they are blatantly stealing the idea from the song 'Little Death' by +44. Also, would like to express my disdain for the band's music too. I had the misfortune to see them live and they were awfully generic.
    reignofrock
    crocoscar wrote: korbhag wrote: I'm French (-Canadian) and I have never heard of this "Little Death" orgasm-thing. Might be a France thing though. I'm from France and I know the expression, so it's gotta be a france thing :p
    Um... Wow, I'm not from France and I am quite familiar with that expression. It's common place anywhere. You are both ignorant.
    Gradyogle
    And that didn't make them realize that they're just being tools for the music industry to abuse and control?
    crocoscar
    korbhag wrote: I'm French (-Canadian) and I have never heard of this "Little Death" orgasm-thing. Might be a France thing though.
    I'm from France and I know the expression, so it's gotta be a france thing :p
    korbhag
    I'm French (-Canadian) and I have never heard of this "Little Death" orgasm-thing. Might be a France thing though.
    Bozjoarmstrong
    The title made me think that the band had somehow lost the rights to name the album because the guitarist jizzed on their boss' desk or something. But considering their fan base is predominantly 10 year old girls, it would be hardly appropriate to title an album after an orgasm anyway.
    Guy101
    All the quotes are copied from this week's Kerrang. I wouldn't say it was 'banned'. He just said they wanted to call the album that and the label didn't like the title. meh.