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Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire!

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Years active  2006 - present
Record label  Dot Dash Recordings
Labels  Dot Dash
Albums  Sea Priest
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Members  Sam Stearne (drums) Josh Flavel (bass) Caitlin Duff (vocals) David Williams (vocals/guitar) Nathaniel Morse (guitar)
Past members  Grant Badcock (guitar) Andrew Walenczykiewicz (guitar) Art Zinoviev (synth)
Origin  Adelaide, Australia (2006)
Genres  Rock music, Independent music
Similar  The Salvadors, Leader Cheetah, City Riots, Lady Strangelove, Sons of Rico

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Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! was an indie rock group from Adelaide, South Australia. They describe their musical style as "monolithic tech-pop". They have released the independent EPs You Seize the City, I'll Seize the Sky (2006) and Boy, Hush Yr Mouth, Grrl Bare Yr Teeth (2007), and full-length studio album Sea Priest (2010). The 2014 they announced that they had disbanded.


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The band met and formed during their time at Adelaide High School, where Williams, Stearne, Flavel and Zinoviev attended. After meeting and rehearsing cover songs for most of 2005, the group purchased the necessary equipment to perform live, and began playing regular shows in local Adelaide venues. In 2006, Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! completed the independent EP You Seize the City, I'll Seize the Sky, and were invited to play Adelaide's Big Day Out. In early 2007, the band approached Caitlin Duff to take over from David as lead vocalist.


After performing at the Big Day Out and Parklife festivals, the band were placed in high rotation on Triple J radio, receiving considerable airplay. The band won a spot on the 2008 Homebake line-up thanks to Triple J's Unearthed competition and was featured in Rip It Up Magazine as an Adelaide act set to make a play for national attention in 2009.

Throughout the summer of 2009, the band performed once again at the Big Day Out festival in Adelaide, as well as the Adelaide Laneway Festival, and Come Together Festival in Sydney. In July/August 2009 Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! released the iTunes-only EP Animal Spirit Guide, touring across the country with Hungry Kids of Hungary and Tom Ugly.

Break from Recording

Throughout 2009, the band played shows supporting the likes of Sia Furler, The Bumblebeez and Bertie Blackman, and were shortlisted as one of the ten finalists for the Qantas Spirit of Youth award. In September 2009 Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! announced the addition of a second guitarist, Nathaniel Morse, to complement their line up, embarking on a short Australian east coast tour with I Heart Hiroshima.

Debut Album and Touring

On 19 March 2010, Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! released their completed debut album Sea Priest through Dot Dash, alongside lead single Little Cowboys, Bad Hombres - a return to significant airplay with Australian youth radio stations Triple J and FBI. They toured throughout May and June in support of the album, as well as playing opening support to Dappled Cities on their 'Winter Tour' with the John Steel Singers. Additional tours included St. Vincent, Band of Skulls and Kimbra.


In December 2012, F!SRF! were putting the finishing touches on a new album to be released in 2013 and released the single, Codebreaker.

Studio Albums

  • Sea Priest - Dot Dash (2010)
  • EPs

  • You Seize the City, I'll Seize the Sky - Independent (2006)
  • Boy, Hush Yr Mouth, Grrl Bare Yr Teeth - Independent (2007)
  • Singles

  • War Coward - Dot Dash (2008)
  • Animal Spirit Guide - Dot Dash (2009)
  • Panther Shrine - Dot Dash (2010)
  • Codebreaker (2012)
  • Songs

    WAR COWARDSea Priest · 2010
    TEST CROWDSea Priest · 2010


    Fire! Santa Rosa, Fire! Wikipedia

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