QUOTES

Don't just take it from us .........

This is what people who have seen say
     
    Sometimes.... 'Small & Tight' is a good thing....ooohhh.


    These could have been made up - but they're not.
     

  • "I've been working here for 4 months, and you are by far the best band we've had down here ".   (Venue - December 2004)
  • "First time I'd heard you do the Franz Ferdinand, it really rocked".   (Audience - December 2004)
  • "Geat gig, quality".   (Audience - December 2004)
  • "You were awesome".   (Audience - December 2004)
  • "I heard you were playing here, I've seen you before and I love the way you play The Bends".   (Audience - November 2004)
  • "I just wanted to say thankyou, I really enjoyed it".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "You were  brilliant".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "We all really loved it, especially you're playing something a little different, the Radiohead was brilliant".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "My little girl loves the Chilli Peppers, I could take her to see you guys and she wouldn't know the difference, she'd think she'd seen them!".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "Your guitarist [Chris Kelly] is awesome, man".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "Excellent set. I really like the Chilli Peppers stuff, and you covered it so well".   (Venue - October 2004)
  • "Cracking set".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "This is my first time down here, and your covers are brilliant.  When I walked in I thought it was a Juke-Box".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "I've gone deaf, but f*ckin brilliant".   (Audience - October 2004)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "We go out and see a few bands, but you're in a different class.  You're too good to be playing pubs".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "We're your groupies, you were great".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "I used to play Bass, and I don't know how you can sing and play Bass like you do, I just don't know how you do it".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "Thanks guys, I really enjoyed it".   (Venue - October 2004)
  • "I just had to come up and say what a fantastic set.  Can you play at  my Birthday party?".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "More, more, more, MORE etc".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "Really good performance, thank you".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "A pub band doing the Foo Fighters - superb!".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "More Green Day".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "Are you going to be here every week".   (Audience - October 2004)
  • "Can you play another Radiohead song? - please!".   (Audience - September 2004)
  • "Your guitarist [Chris Kelly] is f*cking amazing".   (Audience - September 2004)
  • "You were awesome, where are you guys from?".   (Audience - September 2004)
  • "You guys really Rock man, you put in fantastic performance.  It's just the sort of music we want in here".   (Venue - September 2004)
  • "You are really good, so tight, I loved your set what's in the second set?".   (Audience - September 2004)
  • "My dad got me into watching live music, and I see a lot of bands.  I really appreciate a decent live band - thanks".   (Audience - September 2004)
  • "Please don't stop playing, you're the best band around here".   (Audience - September 2004)
  • "Quality first set".   (Audience - September 2004)
  • (To a Venue - September 2004) "The band you had in last week [us] were brilliant.  When are they playing again?"   (Audience  - September 2004)
  • "The Hendrix  stuff was amazing, i couldn't belive how fast your guitarists fingers were moving".   (Audience - August 2004)
  • "The best band I've seen round here in ages".   (Audience - August 2004)
  • "You guys rocked". (Audience - August 2004)
  • "You were awesome, what a set".   (Audience - August 2004)
  • "We loved it.  Can we book you for our other venues as well?"   (Venue - August 2004)
  • "You have got to be the best band I have ever seen playing in a pub".   (Audience - August 2004)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "We have seen your band a few times now in South London and have always had a good time.  It's great that there are still pubs in south london with live music, keep up the good work".   (Audience - August 2004)
  • "Great gig, Dad". (Robbie - August 2004)
  • "I really enjoyed your music, my Daughter thinks you're great too".   (Audience - May 2004)
  • "You're great, we love your drummer" (Audience - September 2003)
  • "A lot of other bands just turn up and have big breaks between songs, you kept everyone going all night, and your lighting, no one has lighting effects like you " (Venue - September 2003)
  • "We were out for a pub crawl tonight, but you were so good we stayed here all night " (Audience - September 2003)
  • "I just love your sort of music" (Venue - July 2003)
  • "We came in here not knowing you were on, and thought it would be same old the usual stuff, and we stayed all night singing along to everything, thanks it was fantastic " (Audience - July 2003)
  • "I saw U2 in Dublin, and when you played you just brought it all flooding back" (Audience - July 2003)
  • "Nobody fills this place up like you do with people staying right to the end" (Venue - July 2003)
  • "I just wanted to say what a great set" (Audiencee - July 2003)
  • "Hi:  Came down to see you last night.  Fab gig.  Really good stuff, right across the board, appealing to oldies like us who came along and those in the audience who were young enough to be our kids!  Especially fascinated by the older lady with several very blond pigtails who danced by herself right the way through the first half of your set - no-one could accuse her of being shy.  Was she someone's mum? (Audience - June 2003)
  • "It was great to see the band again, everybody that I invited called today to say how much they enjoyed the night. I think you have a new set of fans !!." (Audience - May 2003)
  • (overheard in the toilets) - "It's rammed in here tonight - Yeah we always come down when this band's on" (Audience - May 2003)
  • "We only come down here to see you, you play the right mix of new and old music" (Audience - May 2003)
  • "I'm a masseuse, and I massaged the Chilli Peppers when they played Docklands Arena, and Nickelback at V2002,  it's a tough job but someone's got to do it - You play just like them" (Audience - May 2003)
  • "I loved the first set, but the second set was even better" (Audience - May 2003)
  • "We only come down here to see you guys" (Audience - May 2003)
  • "Some more Henrix please, Hey Joe was awesome" (Audience - May 2003)
  • "I really liked the Chillis and the Nickelback" (Audience - May 2003)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "You're the best band we've seen in this place" (Audience - April 2003)
  • "Brilliant set" (Audience - March 2003)
  • "I really enjoyed your set" (Audience - December 2002)
  • "You're the Indie band that I've been looking for" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "Really wicked man" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "I heard you guys were pretty awesome, your reputation has got around" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "You ought to be on the radio" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "That was a great performance" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "Most bands come here and play the usual cover shite, you're different" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "You rock!" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "You should be on stage" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "You f*cking rock!" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "You've made my night" (Audience - November 2002)
  • "It was loud!" (Audience - October 2002)
  • "Quality" (Audience - October 2002)
  • "That was top" (Audience - October 2002)
  • "You guys were awesome" (Audience - October 2002)
  • "I've been trying to find some live music tonight, and I can't believe that I've found you guys" (Audience - September 2002)
  • "You are totally professional, and so obviously loving doing it" (Audience - September 2002)
  • "Great set tonight" (Venue - September 2002)
  • "Let me show you my breasts" (It wasn't said, it happened! -  You just had to be there! (Audience - September 2002)
  • "You're the first band in ages to play the music we want in here" (Venue - September 2002)
  • "The Chilli-Peppers stuff was spot-on" (Venue - September 2002)
  • "You put on a great show" (Audience - August 2002)
  • "Not a bad sound" (Audience - August 2002)
  • "Why don't you improve some of the venues you play?  Me and me mates would come more often and it would do you all a power of good!!!  Anyway,  good luck!! (Audience - August 2002)

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Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "Great set, really powerful" (Venue - July 2002)
  • "You're in the band aren't you.... you were great, better than all the others" (Audience - July 2002)
  • "New guitarist is very good, does all the twiddly fill in bits....which is nice" (Audience - June 2002)
  • "Great gig on Saturday, only just got my voice back, and my right ear is still ringing !! (Audience - June 2002)
  • "When are playing at {venue} again"? (Audience - June 2002)
  • "Your guitarist is good"? (Audience - June 2002)
  • "We've already got you sorted out for the next one" (Venue - June 2002)
  • "My name's Ed, and I f*cking love your music" (Ed - June 2002)
  • "I'm gonna follow you around like a bad smell" (Rick - June 2002)
  • "I'd forgotten just how good you were " (Venue - June 2002)
  • "Just back from the Gillingham Tattoo Convention - very refreshing to see a covers band who don't trot out the same tired old 70's hits....especially loved 'Californication' and 'Sanctuary'..." (Audience - June 2002)
  • "I saw you last week at ...., it was great - Good stuff!" (Audience - June 2002)
  • "Quality song" (Audience - June 2002)
  • "I was watching this girl in the audience, she was mesmerised, she was in awe of your drummer" (Audience [not related to Kevin, honest] - June 2002)
  • "You're wasted in here" (Audience - June 2002)
  • "Truly awesome set" (Audience - June 2002)
  • "Can you come an play at my party?" (Venue - June 2002)
  • "You're the best f*cking band I've ever seen in here" (Audience - June 2002)
  • "Can you come and play at ........?" (Audience - June 2002)
  • "You're so professional" (Venue - May 2002)
  • "I think you're really great" (Audience - May 2002)
  • "You're much better than a lot of bands playing the London circuit" (Venue - April 2002)
  • "I saw you 2 weeks ago, you were awesome" (Audience - April 2002)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "Great gig. I see this geezer coming in looking like Cliff Richard, and then you play a set like that.  How soon can you come back?" (Venue- April 2002)
  • "I don't want it to stop, I don't want to go home" (Audience - March 2002)
  • "I am looking for a band for my 30th birthday.  You have been highly recommended by a colleague at work" (29-year old - March 2002)
  • "Can't you do it all over again?" (Audience - March 2002)
  • "Excellent!.....Excellent!!......Excellent!!!" (Audience - March 2002)
  • "You are one of the few bands that play in here that I will re-book" (Venue - February 2002)
  • "Me and my girlfriends reckon you're great, we like a bit of rock {well I think she said rock}" (Audience - January 2002)
  • "I came down here a month ago and they had some right shite on, you're really different, have you got a CD or something I can get?" (Audience - January 2002)
  • "When are you back on, I prefer your music to this other sh!t" (Audience - January 2002)
  • "I've seen so many cover bands over the years, but you guys are a in a different league - you play your instruments so well, any one of you could be a session musician" (Audience - December 2001)
  • "I just had to say how good you guys are" (Audience - December 2001)
  • "I saw a band the other day and they were lifeless, cabaret stuff, you guys are so full of energy you can see people getting into it" (Audience - December 2001)
  • "You're really good". "It's the first time I've been down here, and I think you're really good" (Audience - December 2001)
  • "I'm gonna tell Xfm I saw you guys" (Audience - December 2001)
  • "Brilliant, I've never heard anyone play [that song] before, fantastic.  We heard you playing it as we came in, and we couldn't believe it" (Audience - December 2001)
  • "I'm really into what you're doing - It's great to hear this sort of music, instead of the usual rock sh!t" (Audience - November 2001)
  • "You don't deserve this [place]" (Audience - October 2001)
  • "You're playing down the......, my missus'll love this" (Audience - October 2001)
  • "F*cking excellent" (Venue - October 2001)
  • "You play in (area) don't you, I've got a lot of mates over there, we'll come down" (Audience - October 2001)
  • "You're better than this [place]" (Audience - October 2001)
  • "Quality, total quality" (Audience - October 2001)
  • "I liked everything you played" (Audience - October 2001)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "Our friends brought us down to see this great band, they weren't wrong" (Audience - October 2001)
  • "All I can say is F*cking Quality" (Audience - October 2001)
  • "Ace of Spades" ??? Again ??? (Audience - October 2001)
  • "I  think your originals are excellent" (Audience - October 2001)
  • "Quality singing, quality guitar, quality drums, quality bass, everything was quality" (Audience - October 2001)
  • "Bloody great, really good set" (Audience - September 2001)
  • "I've seen so-called 'tributes' but you're the first band I've seen that performs Stereophonics songs properly" (Audience- September 2001)
  • "You guys are really having a good time, aren't you"? (Audience - September 2001)
  • Hi!  Just got back from our trip to Europe and decided to look you guys up online for some pictures to put in our scrapbook, and what do we find?  Us! Too cool.  Thanks for the picture!  Keep rocking! ( The U.S.A. Girls - July 2001)
  • "You guys were on fire tonight" (Venue- July 2001)
  • "You're fantastic. What are you doing here"?  (Audience [Trisha] - July 2001)
  • "Cheers guys - great stuff tonight! Max respect" (Venue- July 2001)
  • "I've spoken to the punters, and they say that you guys are, by far, the best band they've ever seen in any pub" (Venue- June 2001)
  • "I've been waiting to see you guys for ages, I'll be coming down again at the end of the month" (Audience - June 2001)
  • "So much energy, you totally rock" (Audience - June 2001)
  • "I've been coming down here for two and half years, and I've never seen a band anything like you, nothing as good as you, nothing that rocks like you do" (Audience - June 2001)
  • "You're really fantastic, we're coming to see you next week with all our mates" (Audience - June 2001)
  • "Every song in the set was brilliant, the Radiohead was great - we're coming to see you next month" (Audience - June 2001)
  • "Really impressive, fantastic" (Venue- June 2001)
  • "I was stomping my foot so hard I knocked 2 glasses off the table and smashed them" (Audience - May 2001)
  • "Your guitarist, boy did he let rip in the 2nd half!" (Audience - May 2001)
  • "We need someone to sing about taking you backstage to "set your pants on fire".... not because its post-PC and hip... but because the confrontation of male sexuality is rock's most dynamic ingredient" -"Terrifying as it may seem, what Rock needs right now is more idiots"  (Tom Cox, Telegraph Arts - 5th May 2001)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "You guys, are sh*t hot.  The best band we have ever had in here" (Audience - May 2001)

  • "Why aren't you guys f**king signed up"? (Audience - May 2001)
  • "Apart from the first song we didn't know any of the songs you played, they were a little familiar from hearing them from our daughters bedroom, but we enjoyed listening to them all.  I guess that's the sign of a good band that even if you don't know any of the songs, you still enjoy it "(Audience - April 2001)
  • "You are the best band I've ever seen in here" (Audience - April 2001)
  • "Ace of Spades"  ??????(Audience - April 2001)
  • "Fantastic set" (Venue - April 2001)
  • "You're too loud, even your CD's in the break are too loud"  - "Pardon, Speak Up"! (Audience [older] - April 2001)
  • "I just loved your set" (Audience - April 2001)
  • "Play some blues" - "Uhh...? No sorry, we don't play ANY blues, EVER"! (Audience - April 2001)
  • "I'm a man of few words, but that [our set] is exactly what music is all about, that's real good sh*t" (Audience - April 2001)
  • "We'll definitely be here when you play here next time" (Audience - April 2001)
  • "You gotta book these guys again soon" (Audience - April 2001)
  • "I want to see you again, when are you back"? (Audience - April 2001)
  • "You guys are loud, you're the first band to play in here and make my ears ring" (Audience - April 2001)
  • "That's an excellent sound system, it really kicks" (Audience - April 2001)
  • "Are you going to play some more Green Day? I saw you last time and I've kept your flyer on the office wall so my mates can all come down and see you" (Audience - April 2001)
  • "Your new guitarist is so watchable" (Audience - April 2001)
  • "You are the first band I've seen that plays everything I like, brilliant"! (Audience - April 2001)
  • "You're F**king wicked"! (Audience - March 2001)
  • "We love you" (Audience - March 2001)
  • "You're the pants"! (Audience - March 2001)
  • "That was best set I've seen" (Audience - March 2001)
  • "I like your shirt!" (Audience - February 2001)
  • "I gotta say everyone really enjoyed it" (Audience - February 2001)
  • "You are really wasted here" (Audience - February 2001)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "F**king Brilliant" (Audience - February 2001)
  • "I've driven 45 miles to come and see you guys" (Audience - February 2001)
  • "You're F**king great!" (Audience - February 2001)
  • "Great set"! (Audience - February 2001)
  • "F**king great Bass-playing" (Audience - February 2001)
  • "The Phantoms - cool kareoke in a live stylie" (Steve Taylor, Xfm [on-air] - 19:33 February 24th 2001)
  • "We've got your flyers, we know where to see you again now" (Audience - February 2001)
  • "I just had to give you a bit of audience feedback, you're really good but these songs were just great: Blink 182, Brilliant!  - Stereophonics, Brilliant! - Foo Fighters, Brilliant! - Green Day, Brilliant! - REM, Brilliant! - Nirvana, Brilliant!" - Thank you" (Audience - January 2001)
  • "You're F**king brilliant" (Audience - January 2001)
  • "Foo Fighters......ye-eaahh" (Audience - January 2001)
  • "Please, more Green Day" (Audience - January 2001)
  • "When are you coming back" (Audience - January 2001)
  • "You're so cool" (Audience - January 2001)
  • "You know its so good to see a band play it like its supposed to be - with energy, enthusiasm and attitude, and not just standing there" (Audience - January 2001)
  • "You're brilliant, great set.  I drove miles to come and see you" (Audience - January 2001)
  • "Nice sounds" (Audience - December 2000)
  • "I ended up staying all night to see the whole set" (Audience - December 2000)
  • "I'm gonna make sure I see you guys again" (Audience - December 2000)
  • "Chilli Peppers - Brilliant"! (Audience - December 2000)
  • "I'm coming to see you next week" (Audience - December 2000)
  • "Its so good to see a band playing different stuff" (Venue - December 2000)
  • "Such a big sound" (Audience - December 2000)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "Tight as f**k!" (Audience - December 2000)
  • "I've never heard a 3-piece sound as big as you do" (Audience - December 2000)
  • "A real breath of fresh air" (Audience - December 2000)
  • "I loved that stuff, where can I get a CD"? (Audience - December 2000)
  • "You did Nirvana real good" (Audience [American from Seattle, guess he should know] - December 2000)
  • "Cheers, see you again, real good gig" (Audience - November 2000)
  • "You are coming back, aren't you?" (Audience - November 2000)
  • "That Blink 182 stuff was wicked" (Audience - November 2000)
  • "I came in here, and thought, this is a great band playing" (Audience - October 2000)
  • "Great gig, fantastic set, I've got a flyer - see you again" (Audience - October 2000)
  • "You're the best band I've seen in here for weeks" (Audience - October 2000)
  • "I saw you last time you were here, we've been trying to get you back for ages"? (Audience - October 2000)
  • "I thought you were good when I saw you before, but what a set?  You're tighter then ever" (Audience - October 2000)
  • "Here, have these 20 notes - you're so wonderful, and I don't need them" (It wasn't said, it happened! Audience - September 2000)
  • "The REM stuff is blinding" (Audience - August 2000)
  • "I stayed to watch all your set, where else can I see you" (Audience - August 2000)
  • "You're the best f**king band  I've ever seen in this place - please come back" (Audience - July 2000)
  • "We saw you last week as well, when are you playing there again"? (Audience - June 2000)
  • "I've seen a lot of 'tributes' in there, but you guys were the best band I've seen" (Audience- June 2000)
  • "You guys aren't getting the recognition you deserve here" (Audience - June 2000)
  • "I really enjoyed your set" (Audience - June 2000)
  • "You could, and should be playing in much bigger venues" (Audience - June 2000)
  • "Fantastic set - brilliant, really brilliant" (Audience - June 2000)
  • "You're a really good Bass player" ('Yes he was talking to Ian' - Audience - June 2000)
  • "You are one of the best bands we have in here" (Venue - June 2000)
  • "I loved the Radiohead - when are you back here" (Audience - June 2000)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
  • "We're gonna be telling people about this - we've taken all your flyers" (Audience - June 2000)
  • "I just wanted to come up and say how good you are, you're not getting the recognition you deserve" (Audience - June 2000)
  • "You're really a very professional outfit" (Audience - May 2000)
  • "Brilliant set - my ears are still ringing" (Audience - May 2000)
  • "We're coming down to see you again tomorrow night" (Audience - May 2000)
  • "You're the best band we've ever seen down here" (Audience - May 2000)
  • "We've seen a lot of bands in here, but none of them come close to you" (Audience - May 2000)
  • "I've never heard a three-piece sound like you do, I thought there were at least five of you" (Audience - April 2000)
  • "Fantastic set, it's bang, bang, bang - one great song after another, and no sh*t" (Audience - April 2000)
  • "I only came down tonight because I knew you were playing" (Audience - April 2000)
  • "Where did you get the Foo Fighters from? - f**king brilliant" (Audience - April 2000)
  • "You're wasted here" (Audience - April 2000)
  • "You're the best f**king band I have ever seen here" (Audience - April 2000)
  • "A really great band" (Venue - April 2000)
  • "A really kicking set" (Audience - April 2000)
  • "You sound so much like R.E.M" (Audience - April 2000)
  • "You're so obviously enjoying it" (Audience - April 2000)
  • "Wow, the Stereophonics songs are so spot on" (Audience - March 2000)
  • "The drummer's good" (Kevin Clark)
  • "I am so disappointed!- I missed you doing Teen Spirit" (Audience - March 2000)
  • "You guys are wasted here" (appreciative audience - March 2000, err... better not say where)
  • "Refreshingly different" (Venue - February 2000)
  • "please, when are you coming back - and where else can we see you play"? (This one is made up, but it's said just about everywhere we play, and just about all the time)
Why not?...... Find out for yourself.  GIGS PAGE   TRACKS PAGE
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