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CAPTAIN DANGEROUS "are an explosive indie four-piece from Nottingham with outrageously catchy melodies and based around the classic English story telling with a frothy melange of quirk-pop influences... Listen and you'll hear, Pavement, the Cure and The Violent Femmes. Also plenty of Strokesy grindings and a pop harmonic approach recalling early Teenage Fanclub and The Wedding Present via Jarvis for loucheness & fantastic songs too." - Bugbear Bookings (Dublin Castle, Hope & Anchor)
new release: I miss you cos its Monday
Released September 28th
on Danqua Records
1. I miss you cos its Monday
2. Shoot Deserters
3. Terry Steele (take away version)
Available from all good independent record
shops on Limited Edition CD single
Also from iTunes and all major download sites.
Following on from their critically acclaimed single The Terrorist and equally as well received b-side Merrow Song Nottinghams Captain Dangerous release their 2nd single with Danqua Records after having recently toured the UK as part of their Take Away Tour, which saw them perform live in numerous town and cities across the country.
I miss you cos its Monday is another chunk of genuinely heartfelt off kilter pop music and includes B sides Shoot Deserters and Terry Steele (takeaway version).
This release is sure to see Captain Dangerous continue their assault on the British music scene.
Outrageously catchy melodies
Mark Riley BBC6 Music
The band have recently received support from, and been championed by many, including BBC R1 Introducings Tom Robinson, BBC Notts Introducing Dean Jackson and BBC6 Mark Riley, as well as XFMs John Kennedy. Late 2009 will see the release of their debut album The House That Jack Hayter Built from which this track is taken.
They have, over the last 3 years, played alongside acts including Ash, The Rumble Strips, Dirty Pretty Things, Lightspeed Champion and The Holloways, as well as making numerous festival and TV appearances across the UK and Europe.
Captain Dangerous have headlined some of the most important live music venues in the country including Rock City, Rescue Rooms (both Nottingham), The Louisiana (Bristol), 53 Degrees (Preston), 93 Feet East (London), Barfly (Birmingham), Rhythm Factory, Nambucca, and The Dublin Castle (all London) to name but a few.
"Captain Dangerous are awesome.....fantastic strings and lyrics that feel completely genuine and delivered with precision."
9/10 Die Shellsuit Die
Record companies should be beating down the doors to snap them up before someone else does
Retro Life Style magazine
Drunken Werewolf Magazine
Captain Dangerous are an explosive four piece art pop band from Nottingham with a frothy mélange of quirk-pop influences.
Catch Captain Dangerous at one of their many dates across the country during August and September with more to be announced:
August 29th The Running Horse, Nottingham