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The Spitfires

Type:Music

Plug, 14-16 Matilda Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 4QD

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With their brilliant third album, Year Zero freshly under their belts, Watford based 4-piece The Spitfires consist of songwriter Billy Sullivan on lead vocals and guitar, Sam Long on Bass/backing vocals, Matt Johnson on drums and George Moorhouse on keyboards. Taking in a wide range of influences from reggae and ska through to punk and soul, this melting pot of musical genres has helped infuse and consolidate the band’s own highly authentic sound and style into a progressive take for a new generation of fans.

There is nothing to stop this four-piece powerhouse becoming one of the country’s most exciting and diverse live young acts. The Spitfires have successfully claimed a spot at number six on the UK Independent Charts as well as number one on the Indie Breaker’s Charts. Following their blistering debut to national TV on BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, the band have announced their new tour ‘ Being described by Vive Le Rock as, “The burning white heat of the future,” the act are a must-see live act that never fail to deliver their raw talent and power.

Over the last couple of Summers, the band have used this power to perform to vast audiences at The Isle of Wight, Reading & Leeds, Beautiful Days and Y Not Festival. After swaggering their way into supporting icons such The Specials, Paul Weller and The Skids, The Spitfires will be dominating the country singlehandedly from October alongside support at their Islington Academy date on November 10th from Emily Capell. Winner of best newcomer at the recent Boisdale Music Awards and a captivating singer-songwriter, Emily Capell is exploding out of North West London. Other support acts on the tour include: The Social Room, Nick Corbin, Lovebites & The Riff.

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