Frauds are probably the best thing to come out of Croydon since Peep Show. But then again, I can’t really think of anything else to have come out of Croydon, ever. Anyway – Peep Show’s bloody brilliant, and so are Frauds. Also, can we just take a moment to appreciate the best band photo ever taken?
I’ve always been a sucker for fuzzy guitar rock, and with song names such as ‘Fuck Fuck Goose’ I was sold – I mean, what more could one possibly look for in a song? Nothing. It might be worth mentioning that they’re a post hardcore two piece with fuzzy guitars and screaming vocals, but honestly, they had me at ‘Fuck Fuck Goose’.
Before the end of the year they are teaming up with Croydon Radio Show Joyzine for a night called “To Hell With Good Intentions” which is focused upon up and coming bands from around the UK, and of course Croydon itself, and the line-up is looking sweet. I’d never thought I’d say this, but get your arse to Croydon for some rock ‘n’ roll.
Not really one for categorizing or comparing to other bands as that’ll easily be a reference point for listeners and critics but if you’re a fan of Love Buzzard and The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, you probably wont hate ‘em…