Following a groundswell of support emanating from their home city of Manchester, Its A Buffalo release their debut album packed with barnstorming singles and melodious, upbeat shouty chorus's. Don't Be Scared was recorded in 2008 in Manchester's desolate Ancoats district with Dave Rowe inbetween extensive tours supporting the Courteeners. The album is a prime example of the short but sweet debut. It's a little bit country, a little bit Cribs and very Mancunian. Marbles breezes past with its tale of days wasted on the dole; Somewhere In Range bewitches with its infectious riff and Climb Climb creeps in like a drunken sea shanty before Run/Hide closes the album on a high (as it does their live show inducing a terrace chant-along from their following.