They are a superb rock alternative band from the UK who have just released a scorching debut album called Done For Desire. With a short, sharp, snappy name like theirs they gain interest from the start and then you check their tunes and definitely become engaged to these Damn Vandals.
'Done For Desire’ follows on from the highly acclaimed 'Beautiful Mind' EP, which garnered passionate support across radio and print media, including being made Shaun Keaveny’s ‘Record of the Week’ on his BBC6 Music Breakfast Show. It’s produced by Julian Simmons, whose credits include Midlake, The Phenomenal Handclap Band, Ed Sheeran, Guillemots, and Goldheart Assembly.
'Done For Desire' gets a grip on you from the start. It is astutely acerbic and stimulatingly searing. Damn Vandals provide a nice tight sound which sits somewhere between the sound of Echo And The Bunnymen/The Jesus And Mary Chain whilst being unmistakably themselves.