: Victoria, British Columbia
Major Local Attraction(s)
: Butchart Gardens, the temperate climate
: These handsome Canadian wunderkinds combine preternaturally sophisticated pop hooks with unbridled punk rock energy and make it look too damn easy. Their decidedly catholic quadruplet of influences is "classic Beatles and Stones; punk rock; the whole singer/songwriter era and anything contemporary that's worth listening to."
In Their Own Words
: "Now people know if they go to our shows, people are going to be dancing.
" - Steve Bays, vocals, keyboards