Manhattan darlings the Realistics joined up with the garage rock and roll revival of the brand new millennium, spawning their very own glam-inspired punk rock and roll. These senior high school mates — Dave, Dennis, Mike, and can — didn’t type a music group until 1998 despite the fact that each had performed in various organizations since their early teenagers. The Realistics mixed their like for 1950s pop music to obscure punk rock and roll, and finally this fashionable four-piece received over promoters at Brownies as well as the Mercury Lounge for regular gigs. In past due 2000, the Realistics had been contacted by Tiswas Information owner Nick Marc. Marc desired the Realistics to record some materials and the refined product was Actual FOLKS ARE Overrated. Dates using the past due Joe Strummer, Phantom World, the Mooney Suzuki, and Dark Rebel Motorcycle Golf club soon followed and a place at South by Southwest in 2002. In 2003, the Realistics released the JUST DO IT EP.