China Rats – Press

“Indie pop of the highest order” (Amazing Radio, UK)
“Joyous-fun indie-cool rock” (Q Radio, UK)
“Too short! I would love to hear this tune to go on forever!” (Roosmarijn Reijmer, Radio 3FM, The Netherlands)
“The 50’s pop feel and sunny harmonies are hard to resist – it’s slick, catchy and likely to get you doing a little chair dance at your desk” (BBC Introducing, UK)
“I liked that a lot (…) is very very good” (Fearne Cotton, BBC Radio 1)
“Glorious.” (Tom Deacon, BBC Radio 1)
“A great new track.” (Greg James, BBC Radio 1)
“A fine single that most of the country can relate to.” (Alan Raw, BBC Radio Leeds)
“A very bright future ahead…” (Chris Hawkins, BBC 6Music, UK)
“These four young guys from Leeds know how to build a classic British pop song” (3voor12/3FM, Holland)

“Is likely to be bothering your eardrums for some time yet” Track of the day (Killing Moon Limited)
“Might just be what the next Generation X needs in place” (Contact Music, UK)
““To Be Like I” is a hit: cheeky, loud-mouthed, a bit tongue-in-cheek and sexy” (FM4, Austria)
“China Rats, where have you been all my life? “ (Dingus, US)
“Insanely catchy” (The Blue Walrus, UK)
“China Rats have developed a unique, exciting style” (Vulture Hound, UK)
“10 artists no one should miss at FIB” (Je Ne Sais Pop, Spain)
“This is classic, spiky, adrenaline fuelled indie punk” (Clash Music, UK)
“Ploughing the kind of rough ‘n’ ready rock ‘n’ roll which made The Ramones or The Clash so beloved” (Clash Music, UK)
“Looking for a tune to blow the Indie Disco apart (if you can find one nowadays)? Look no further” (Artrocker, UK)
“The one thing better than finding out about a great new band, is finding a great new band with a box of tunes that all live up to the promise of the first one you heard” (Squeaky Sneaker, UK)
“A genuinely exciting young band” (Shout4music, UK)
“The EP’s three tracks are underpinned by a sense of urgency; they are fast, frantic and brimming over with exuberance” (Spindle Magazine, UK)
“The track is a big, arena-rocking track complete with wall-of-guitar sound and driving drums” (Surviving The Golden Age, US)
“Just pure, straight to the point rock and roll “ (Vulture Hound Magazine, UK)
“It’s a perfect mix of pop and punk; it’s lyrically very punk but with an infectious rhythm that could make it the stuff of chart music” (Contact Music, UK)
“I’ve had this one on repeat for half an hour, and it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon” (The Tune, US)