Chris London interviews Aaron Barrett and Johnny Christmas at the Ace of Spades in Sacramento, CA on January 13th, 2019.
Reel Big Fish is currently on the 'Life Sucks...Let's Dance!' Tour, which began on Jan 11. The Tour is in support of the band's first studio LP In 6 Years. Joining the enduring OC ska punk pranksters are special guests MEST and Bikini Trill.
What others are saying about Reel Big Fish's new album, 'Life Sucks...Let's Dance!':
"....a breath of fresh air and a call back to a simpler time, especially given the darker direction pop-punk has taken in recent years, and right from the off this record throws you straight back to that carefree late-90s, ska-punk feel. Reel Big Fish have produced yet another album that is undeniably and abundantly fun."- Discovered Magazine
““Life Sucks…Let’s Dance!” is that enjoyable vacation from reality that takes you away to a place of entertainment and joy... easily one of the strongest Reel Big Fish albums to date...” (5 stars)- ReadJunk
"In the end, Fans won’t be able to stop bopping all the way through Life Sucks… Let’s Dance!, as Reel Big Fish party in the face of uncertainty. Sure it has been six years since the band’s last album, but Reel Big Fish made it worth the wait."- Crypticrock
"What to say about Reel Big Fish... besides being ska music pioneers, these cheeky gentlemen led by the wittiest man alive, Aaron Barrett, continue to remind us that the genre is far from dead."- Top Shelf Reggae
"...a solid skank filled dance fest of upbeat and catchy ska music for all."- New Fury Media
"Ska legends Reel Big Fish are back...This album keeps the ska spirit alive...“Life Sucks … Let’s Dance” takes the idea that millions of Americans feel lost due to the current state of the world and offers a way to cope with the emotional turmoil caused by the depressing stories seen in the news each day. Hopefully, fans will not have to wait another six years to hear from (the) ska greats."- The Underground
"...once again proves that the ska outfit have no intention of stopping the skanktacular hits that they're so famous for....a great stack of ska tunes from the masters. As long as we get more albums from this outfit, we'll never stop skankin.’"- EverBlack Media