Home School Valedictorian
2009’s Virgin major label debut was something of a minor classic, embracing everything that was good in the mainstream modern rock genre. Hard hitting hooks allied to well written songs proved a successful formula in propelling them into the limelight. Indeed in 2011, it is safe to say that the situation is similar to the one in the mid-eighties where excellent genre defining rock bands in the States were largely ignored by the insular United Kingdom; For Survivor, Journey and Styx substitute Adelitas Way, Daughtry and Hinder. That isn’t about to change anytime soon and so-as it was during the eighties- many will simply purchase import albums as a result of reviews read online or in print.