'First party, fire and theft' is the debut release from the Brighton four piece featuring Bob Grover ( ex - The Piranhas ). Shoplifting, divorce, mobile phones, reality TV and missed opportunity are all tossed boldly into Dates lyrical blender and the melodies that they are served with are ear catching and hummable. It weaves in and out of genres like a souped up moped on an Autobahn, with god and Mary Whitehouse riding pillion. Trying to pigeonhole this band is like trying to buttonhole an exiteable childs first tuxedo on the way to a family wedding.
' .....a band and a sound that is the result of squeezing a couple of generations of genius into a small town and combining with a potent cocktail of beer, salt and attitude. Absolutely 100% essence of Brighton.' --Grassroots