Welwyn Garden City students sign record contract

POP punk outfit They Sink Ships have a bright future ahead of them after signing their first record deal. The Welwyn-based six-piece are Tim Spatz (guitar), Tom Dani (vocals), Ben Thomas (keyboards), Kieran Cooper (bass), Owen Broom (guitar) and Steve Bea

POP punk outfit They Sink Ships have a bright future ahead of them after signing their first record deal.

The Welwyn-based six-piece are Tim Spatz (guitar), Tom Dani (vocals), Ben Thomas (keyboards), Kieran Cooper (bass), Owen Broom (guitar) and Steve Bearham (drums).

They are all students at Stanborough School in WGC but despite their tender years, they have already managed to sign to Riot Pop Records.

Referring to the label, a band statement said: "They are a bunch of smart guys who know what they're doing and we feel really safe knowing that these guys have our backs."


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A digital single, entitled When You're Still Here, has already been released, while a debut EP is anticipated in early 2010.

The band will also be playing a string of gigs over the summer, including dates in Sheffield, Hull and Colchester.

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For more about the band, including music samples and tour dates, log on to www.myspace.com/theysinkships

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