"...quite stunning tonight..."
Graham Day & The Forefathers are quite stunning tonight, armed with a mightily impressive back catalogue that deserves to be lauded amongst the very best in great British Rock music [Read More...]
A brilliant idea and a great album.
It is a very neat trick to be able to play with such force and such skill so as not to lose the finer qualities of a tune. [Read More...]
What a result!
The original versions are different , in the same spirit : just sexy . In the end you already know his work or not , here is a full album that feasts on the first note to the last . [Read More...]
I’m fast running out of superlatives.
'...basically classic, timeless songs that deserve to be lauded as much as anything written by those other great British song-writers Weller, Marriott, Davies and Townshend.' [Read More...]
they occasionally sound a lot more snotty than the (excellent) original tracks.
Pure listening pleasure! A really marvellous album... [Read More...]
Flashes of pure genius.... leave you open-mouthed....
God does not exist, if one of the greatest British songwriter of the last 30 years is almost unknown. [Read More...]
The energy bursting out of the speakers is simply amazing.
These songs are timeless, so much so that if you didn’t know otherwise you’d think that ‘Good Things’ was an album of new songs recently put down onto tape by a new young band with oceans of attitude and the confidence to successfully recreate the sounds of the past for a new generation. [Read More...]
'...summons up the sound of a Chelsea booted Hendrix fronting the Small Faces in a sweaty club...'
Three chords and the truth again from Kent's garage gods. [Read More...]
A brilliant idea and a great album.
It is a very neat trick to be able to play with such force and such skill so as not to lose the finer qualities of a tune. [Read More...]
there's more attitude and sonic attack on this album than most bands half their age could muster.
there's more attitude and sonic attack on this album than most bands half their age could muster. Make no mistake, this is no half-arsed re-hash. [Read More...]
Brash and boisterous songs performed with super-charged, pent-up energy.
"It’s like Graham Day of old, only more so. His vocals and wah-wah guitar assaults are the stuff of legend and with Allan Crockford and Wolf Howard’s formidable rhythm section striking everything with extra gusto it’s a heavyweight collection." [Read More...]
the sheer, unadulterated thrill ...
The group’s enjoyment of its newfound freedom is evident in every hook, every power chord, every excited yelp. [Read More...]
"IF YOU TRY AND DO SOMETHING COMPLETELY ORIGINAL IT'LL BE TOTAL SHIT": THE GRAHAM DAY INTERVIEW
"I was delighted to finally pin Graham down (figuratively speaking) for a rare interview." [Read More...]
FALSE MEMORY LANE: THE ALLAN CROCKFORD INTERVIEW
'Monkey Picks collared Allan to quiz him about the Galileo 7; revisiting his back catalogue with Graham Day & The Forefathers; and, of course, gently bend his ear about a couple of his old bands. ' [Read More...]
Vive le Rock - feature
Prime Movement [Read More...]
'Love me lies' -review
'Formidable...' [Read More...]
'the track really swings'
'With a raw and catchy Garage Rock riff, rolling drums, and a running bass line, the track really swings.' [Read More...]
Standard bearers of 80's garage rock back as a trio
'At the end of last year, Day made peace with his past and now we have the Forefathers...' [Read More...]
'another very special night'
The Forefathers .... seem hell bent on a mission to dispense with all that nonsense and deliver "the perfect gig"... [Read More...]
GRAHAM DAY & THE FOREFATHERS at the BETHNAL GREEN WORKING MEN’S CLUB
'They crashed, banged and walloped anything and everything within striking distance. It would’ve been easier to bash a hole in a prison wall than find a weakness in these monumentally tough slabs of songs. ' [Read More...]
THE PRIME MOVERS at the BLUES KITCHEN, CAMDEN
'The band’s name wasn’t important, what mattered was hearing a selection from Graham Day’s mighty songbook and seeing him back playing live.' [Read More...]