Chips for the Poor
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Chips for the Poor

London, England, United Kingdom | SELF

London, England, United Kingdom | SELF
Band Alternative Avant-garde


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"Tell Your Mum, Bolan's back!"

“The return of Chips for the Poor, which is obviously a moment for rejoice, fantastic!”

- John Kennedy, XFM.

“This one’s a banger!”

- Huw Stephens, Radio 1.

“Fuckin’ love the new track”

- Jon Hillcock, NME Radio.

“When they’re on it, no band can touch them”

- Rough Trade Shops.

“I am a Warrior – Dope”

- DJ Cherrystones.

“A favourite and veritable oddball – artist of the week”

- Cloud Sounds.

“Pure punk brattery”

- Roulette Magazine.

‘Broken Britain in full effect – Single of the week’

- Organ Magazine.

‘One of the musical highlights of the year’

- Mark Whitby, Dandelion Radio. Read Mark’s full review on his blog.

“My favourite band ever”

- Zombie Disco Squad.

“A rousing yell to throw a spear at the weatherman”

- Sloucher.

“Musically menacing”

- The Dalston Howl

and this is from the past but we like it…

“An interesting and effortlessly arty bunch of rough-necks”

– Spoonfed.

- The Internet


LSD Who Said That? 2005
Tell Your Mum, Bolan's Back! 2010



Total Brits abroad and avoiding the electric chair. Chips for the Poor are twirling their lasso's and hopping off the wagon. They been visited by the kung-fu of Christmas past and shaken by the prospect of a future future talking with the fishes (note they swim 3 times a week at East London’s York Hall).

They got grabbed up by a fresh-like-the-daisy-age vibe and have grappled the one armed bandit drum machine and bounced their bread boxes off weekends suppin diesel leaks and home made margaritas to vom up the spring/summer/autumn/winter hits of 2011/12…