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Imperial Leisure

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A North London, UK band born from high school friendship, with a shared admiration of groups, both close to home, such as The Specials / Madness, & from further afield, such as The Beastie Boys / Jurassic 5 & Rage Against The Machine. Their fan-base built through gigging has paid off with their debut single - In A Letter - selling-out, on the day of release. Radio support for the band has been extensive, with singles getting plays by Zane Lowe & Colin Murray (BBC Radio One) Read more on

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Album: Imperial Leisure – Death To The One Trick Pony

January 31st, 2012

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Imperial Leisure
Death To The One Trick Pony
Steamroller Ltd
26 March 2012

by Tomas Doyle

It’s funny how sometimes one bands breakthrough into the relative mainstream can remind everyone of something that was always good but that has simply fallen out of fashion. The King Blues rise and rise has thrown a fresh light onto the UK’s ska punk scene and kids are once again digging out their parents old Trojan Records box sets and embracing the brass. That can only be a good thing because we have a fine tradition of great ska punk bands in this country, the likes of Jesse James, Capdown and Adequate 7 all spring to mind, and now Imperial Leisure are throwing their hat into the ring to join these names and take advantage of the ‘ Blues recent success.

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