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Captain Sensible: Solo & Beyond... (1993)

This listing of appearances by Captain Sensible for 1993 should be considered as 'work in progress'.


* (as) Captain Sensible

Thursday 23 December 1993 - The Mean Fiddler, Harlesden, London

Set: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up (Part 2 only), Back To School, Glad It's All Over, Come On Geoffrey Brown, Happy Talk, Kamikaze Millionaire, Exploding Heads & Teapots, Love Song, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose. encore - Wot, Looking At You, Hey Joe.

Comments: Support from Tribute To Nothing.

Sunday 31 October 1993 - Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Set: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up (Part 2 only), Back To School, Come On Geoffrey Brown, Happy Talk, The Kamikaze Millionaire, Exploding Heads & Teapots, Love Song, Glad It's All Over, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose. encore 1 - Wot, Looking At You, Hey Joe. encore 2 - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go, Anarchy In The UK.

Comments: Support from Brezhnev. Melkweg translates as 'Milky Way'. This gig was 'supposedly' released on CD [the CD version is overdubbed, incomplete, had an additional track added, and tracklisting adjusted].

Saturday 30 October 1993 - Snorrenbar Struik, Heino, Netherlands

Set: unknown.

Comments: Support from Dandruff.

Saturday 16 October 1993 - Wasserwerk, Berlin, Germany

Set: unknown.

Comments: Also on the bill - Les Ablettes.

Thursday 19 August 1993 - Castle Fields, Portsmouth (Music Festival)

Set: unknown.

Comments: Music Festival. Also intended for the bill - Kirst MacColl, Tom Robinson, The Tansads, Stiff Little Fingers, Milltown Brothers, Edwin Starr.

Sunday 18 July 1993 - Charing Cross Road Astoria, London

Set: unknown.

Comments: Animal rights benefit show. Doll Face, Mad Cow Disease and God's Zoo amongst the support acts.

Saturday 17 July 1993 - The Stocks, Crawley

Set included: New Rose, Neat Neat Neat, Smash It Up and Happy Talk.

Comments: Support from Splodgenessabounds. A contributor wrote 'The Captain did a solo performance. I went to this one as it was just down the road from where I used to live. He was aided by 3 younger band members and there couldn't have been more than 50 of us there. 'Twas a great night!'.

Saturday 3 July 1993 - The Marquee, London

Set: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up (Part 2 only), Back To School, Come On Geoffrey Brown, Happy Talk, The Kamikaze Millionaire, Love Song, Glad It's All Over, Neat Neat Neat, NR. encore - Wot, Looking At You.

Comments: Support from Johnny Moped. There was a long break following 'Come On Geoffrey Brown' while Captain Sensible complained about glass throwing and refused to play until the perpetrator was ejected from the venue.

Tuesday 29 June 1993 - Arts Centre, Lichfield

Set: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up, Back To School, Come On Geoffrey Brown, Happy Talk, Kamikaze Millionaire, Exploding Heads & Teapots, Love Song, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose, Wot, Looking At You.

Sunday 20 June 1993 - Oval, Norwich

Setlist: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up, Back To School, Come On Geoffrey Brown, Happy Talk, The Kamikazi Millionaire, Exploding Heads & Teapots, Love Song, Glad It's All Over, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose, Wot, Looking At You, Anarchy In The UK.

Comments: Apparently support was Dr Spacetoad & The Time Machine.

Saturday 19 June 1993 - Boat Race, Cambridge

Setlist: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up, Back To School, Come On Geoffrey Brown, Happy Talk, The Kamikazi Millionaire, Exploding Heads & Teapots, Love Song, Glad It's All Over, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose, Wot, Looking At You, Anarchy In The UK.

Friday 18 June 1993 - Marquee, London

Comments: As the show at the Marquee during early July seems to have taken place, it is assumed this was an earlier planned date that was subsequently rescheduled.

Thursday 17 June 1993 - Fleece & Firkin, Bristol

Set: unknown.

Sunday 6 June 1993 - The Leadmill, Sheffield

Set: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up (Part 2 only), Back To School, Happy Talk, The Kamikaze Millionaire, Exploding Heads & Teapots, Love Song, Glad It's All Over, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose. encore - Wot, Looking At You, Anarchy In The UK.

Comments: Probably supported by The Bendies (The Bendies certainly supported Captain Sensible at The Leadmill sometime in 1993 -  that said, some advertising at the time indicated that it was in fact The Bendy Monsters. 'Come On Geoffrey Brown' was soundchecked, but not actually played during the show.

Saturday 5 June 1993 - Duchess of York, Leeds

Set: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up (Part 2 only), Come On Geoffrey Brown, Happy Talk, The Kamikaze Millionaire, Exploding Heads & Teapots, Love Song, Glad It's All Over, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose. encore - Wot, Looking At You.

Comments: Listed, but unconfirmed, support for the night was Freud Squad. Wot finished with short parodies of 'Johnny Remember Me' and 'Plan 9 Channel 7'.

Friday 4 June 1993 - Princess Charlotte. Leicester

Set: unknown.

Comments: Gig confirmed as having taken place at the Princess Charlotte. The contributor to this site that gave the information states that he doesn't believe there was a support act during the evening.

Friday 4 June 1993 - Leicester University

Comments. Currently unclear where the information regarding Captain Sensible playing the University came from - the Princess Charlotte has been confirmed as the location (see above).

Sunday 30 May 1993 - The Old Red Cow, Sudbury

Set included: Do Anything You Wanna Do.

Comments: Support from Blez. The set was apparently similar to The Duchess Of York on 5 June and 'Do Anything You Wanna Do' was the encore number.

Saturday 29 May 1993 - Arts Centre, Lichfield

Set: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Smash It Up (part 2 only), Back To School, Come On Geoffrey Brown, Happy Talk, The Kamikaze Millionaire, Exploding Heads And Teapots, Love Song, Neat Neat Neat, New Rose. encore - Wot, Looking At You.

Comments: Note that the encore break given above is the 'perceived' encore break as taken from a break in the audio bootleg recording that the set is taken from.

Thursday 17 May 1993 - The Rockstore, Montpellier, France

Set: unknown.

Comments: Also on the bill - Wilko Johnson.

Sunday 9 May 1993 - Dr Kreun, Kortrijk, Belgium

Set: unknown.

Saturday 17 April 1993 - The Polygon, Southampton

Set: unknown.


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