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Captain are a British alternative rock band from London, England, who formed in 2004. Influenced by groups such as The Smashing Pumpkins, The Beach Boys, My Bloody Valentine and The Cure, their music has also been compared by critics to Prefab Sprout, The Beautiful South and Deacon Blue. The group signed to EMI Records and achieved  success in 2006 with their singles "Broke" and "Glorious", which reached numbers 34 and 30 on the UK Singles Chart respectively. Their Trevor Horn produced debut album, This Is Hazelville, was released on 14 August 2006 and reached number 23 on the UK Albums Chart.

Captain recorded their second album with EMI but due to the company being acquired, were dropped (with many other artists) before it was released.  It remains unreleased to this day. 

For Irini was Captain's 3rd studio album which was self-released and crowdfunded via PledgeMusic. 

Now Captain are back once again with their 4th studio album and also some live shows now being booked for 2024!


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Captain, the dynamic band that captured hearts with hits like "Glorious" and "Broke," is set to make a triumphant return in 2024. With a new album on the horizon, Captain promises a fresh wave of musical brilliance.

About Captain:
Captain, formed in 2005, have had mainstream music scene adventures and continue to have a dedicated fan base across the world, known for their distinctive sound and vocal harmonies of Rik Flynn and Clare Meckled-Szembek. With a rich discography, Captain has consistently pushed creative boundaries, earning critical acclaim and commercial success.

Captain's highly anticipated new album is a testament to their evolution and musical prowess. Drawing on a diverse range of influences, the upcoming release promises to be a sonic journey that captivates both loyal fans and new listeners alike. Stay tuned for a fusion of raw energy, poignant lyrics, and infectious melodies.

Captain will kick off a new wave of live appearances in February 2024 with an exclusive show for fans who supported their recent kickstarter campaign.   Playing a mix of the much love songs from the previous three albums as well as showcasing some tracks from the upcoming album.

For interviews, media inquiries, and press passes, please contact:

Alex Yeoman

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Bookmark our official website [www.captainmusic.com] for the latest news, tour dates, and exclusive merchandise.

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