The Spitfires are a Watford based 4-piece. Taking in a wide range of influences from Reggae and Ska through to Punk and Soul, this melting pot has helped infuse the band’s own sharp sound and style.
The Spitfires have released three albums – with latest release, ‘Year Zero’, reaching No. 1 in the UK Independent Chart, and No. 8 in the UK Vinyl Chart. They also hit No. 1 in the UK Vinyl Singles Chart with ‘So Long back’ in April 2016.
The Spitfires work ethic and acute social commentary has made this fiercely independent band one of the most popular underground success stories in the UK today. Their attitude and independent spirit has earned them a dedicated and loyal following across the UK, and Europe, supporting the likes of The Specials and Paul Weller, and playing to vast audiences at numerous festivals. They made their national TV debut on BBC’s Andrew Marr Show earlier this year. We can’t wait to see them at SVF South and here’s what the tastemakers are saying:
“The Spitfires are musical street fighters with a genuine passion” John Robb – Louder Than War . “The burning white heat of the future, has the authenticity of the working class at its most acute” Andy Peart – Vive Le Rock