At a time when They Might Be Giants ruled the earth, late-’80s quintet The Godfathers stood out by being completely quirk-free. The group’s 1988 college-radio hit, “Birth, School, Work, Death,” sounds almost like a British version of The Godfathers’ no-frills contemporaries, The Smithereens—and had about as much staying power. Accordingly, The Godfathers canceled a string of 2009 U.S. dates on what was supposed to be a full reunion tour. Instead, brothers Peter and Chris Coyne replaced the other half of the band to record the live DVD/CD, Shot Live At The 100 Club, which commemorated the group’s 25th anniversary (for the Coynes, at least). It also featured the band’s first new material since 1995’s Afterlife, and a new album is reportedly in the works.