The Captains C.D. + U.S. Tour presented by Tokyo No Records

Aug 10th 2007
Tokyo No Records proudly presents:



The Captains "Last Group Sounds" CD
The modern GS champions' first North American CD release! 10 track "Best Of" featuring three new songs! Song samples and more info available here: http://www.tokyonoradio.com/thecaptains.html
Street date: September 18, 2007
Street date (Japan): October 2, 2007

Pre-order "Last Group Sounds" today for $12 and get a free sticker and tour poster:
http://www.tokyonoradio.com/thecaptains.html

Wholesale prices are also available.

The Captains "Last Group Sounds US Tour 2007"
The Captains' first U.S. tour!

9/12 @ Knitting Factory in NYC
9/13 @ LoFi Social Club in Baltimore, MD
9/15 @ T-Mode in Arlington, VA (14-15)
9/16 @ Milestone in Charlotte, NC
9/17 @ Ground Zero in Spartanburg, SC
9/18 @ TBA in Nashville, TN
9/19 @ Rhythm & Brews in Chattanooga, TN
9/20 @ Drunken Unicorn in Atlanta, GA
9/21 @ Tasty World in Athens, GA
9/22 @ AWA (Anime Weekend Atlanta) (20-23)
9/24 @ Red & Black in Washington DC
9/25 @ International House in Philadelphia, PA
"Japanese Group Sounds Night", more info here:
http://www.ihousephilly.org/goforward.htm
9/26 @ Pianos in NYC

The Captains are available for interviews, in-store appearances and autograph sessions. Please use the contact info below.

View Captains videos here: http://www.youtube.com/ericeiffel



The Captains : Resurrecting the “Group Sounds”

“Group Sounds”, a rock genre based on the music of such legends as The Beatles and the Who, ruled the Japanese music scene throughout the 1960's. Bands such as The Spiders and The Carnabeats infused the genre with matching outfits and melodies that were distinctly Japanese. Young people of the time danced, got too excited and fainted.

And now!
A band has finally formed to resurrect the Group Sound!
A band called…THE CAPTAINS.

The Captains debuted on Toshiba EMI in 2005 with the album “Shishin Tengoku – Koe wo Shiyo yo” and quickly became one of the most popular acts in Japan. Their immense following is largely due to their live performances, which resemble an anime program come to life:

Clad in matching military uniforms and armed with roses for young lovers, The Captains drive audiences crazy with their fast guitars, comedic talents, and on-stage go-go girls. Be prepared to declare your love and faint!

I can't write any more!
Anyway, SEEING IS BELIEVING! Witness the romance! Love is guaranteed!

The Captains: they come across the water from Far East to America!!

http://www.thecaptains.jp
Eleki Guitar/Vocal: Kizuhiko
Eleki Guitar: Hizashi
Eleki Bass: Ted
Drums: Yosuke

Tokyo No Records
P.O. Box 7751
Philadelphia, PA 19101
USA

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