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“I just hope people venture out from behind a computer screen” – An Interview with The Spitfires

It would come as no surprise to those that have heard The Spitfires’ music that a chunk of their influences come from the late 70’s and early 80’s, but the band’s attitude and youth make them very much a band with both feet firmly planted in the present.

After making waves with some energetic live shows that impressed the likes of Paul Weller and The Specials, both of whom took them out on tour, they have built up an impressive fanbase. Now they’re heading out on a lengthy tour of the UK, and their debut album Response is just around the corner, so 2015 is set to be a big year for these four lads from Watford.

Pure Rawk caught up with front man Billy Sullivan to ask about the new album, new members and tempting people away from their computers… Continue Reading