The Dole- Flashes Of Brilliance, Warts ‘N All CD. The Dole are a UK Punk band, formed in Peterborough in 1977 and released one sole 7” and split up a few years later. This historical reissue features both sides of that lone ‘New Wave Love’ 7” from 1978 and add five tracks that have been taken ofrom the original reel to reel master tape that was recorded at the legendary Spaceward studios in 1978 that were never released. And on top of that they add another 16 songs that were recorded at various rehearsals that includes songs the The Dole was demoing and planning to record before they eventually imploded. 23 tracks in all of unique first wave, guitar shredding pogo punk centering around the unique vocals of lead singer Ian "Emu" Neeve who has an immense vocal presence. One of the 1978 reviews of their ‘New Wave Love’ 7” wrote "This band is bound to be snapped up by a major label”, but unfortunately this didn't happen. Fun listen if you’re into obscure first wave UK Punk. Import from the UK.