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Captain Sensible: Solo & Beyond... (2007)

The list of shows for 2007 is believed to be complete (lists for some years are very much 'work in progress').


* (as) Captain Sensible

Sunday 9 December - The Glee Club, Birmingham

Comments: The burlesque act that were supporting The Damned for 'The Twisted Cabaret of The Damned', played the Candy Box burlesque show in Birmingham on a day off from the Damned tour. Captain appeared at the event, singing along with Happy Talk whilst dressed as 'Susie Lollipop'.

* (with) Dead Men Walking (band comprising Kirk Brandon, Mike Peters, Slim Jim Phantom and Captain Sensible)

Sunday 29 July - Nantwich

Comments: The Acoustic Festival of Britain - an intended event, which never took place.

* (at) Syd Barrett Tribute gig

Thursday 10 May 2007 - Barbican Centre, London

Set: Bike [Sense of Sound Choir], Flaming [Captain Sensible & Monty Oxymoron], Here I Go [Kevin Ayers], Oh What A Dream [Kevin Ayers], Baby Lemonade [Nick Laird-Clowes & Damon Albarn], Octopus [The Bees], The Gnome [Nick Laird-Clowes & Neulander], Matilda Mother [Mike Heron], Golden Hair [Martha Wainright, Kate McGarrigle & Lily Lanken], See Emily Play [Martha Wainright, Kate McGarrigle & Lily Lanken], Flickering Flame [Roger Waters & Jon Carin], Chapter 24 [Nick Laird-Clowes & Sense of Sound Choir], The Scarecrow [Vashti Bunyan, Gareth Dickson & Nick Laird-Clowes], Love Song [Vashti Bunyan, Gareth Dickson & Nick Laird-Clowes], The Word Song [Damon Albarn, Kate St. John & David Coulter], Astronomy Domine [Captain Sensible & Jon Carin], Terrapin [Robyn Hitchcock], Gigolo Aunt [Robyn Hitchcock, John Paul Jones & Ruby Wright], Dark Globe (Wouldn't You Miss Me) [Chrissie Hynde & Adam Seymour], Late Night [Chrissie Hynde & Adam Seymour], Arnold Layne [Pink Floyd], Bike [All].

Comments: A show in memory of Syd Barrett, celebrated by a host of music legends, advertised as including Captain and Monty, Robyn Hitchcock and Chrissie Hynde, Kevin Ayers, The Bees, Vashti Bunyan, King Creosote with Gordon Anderson (The Aliens), Mike Heron, Robyn Hitchcock, Chrissie Hynde, Sense of Sound + more. The house band featured Andy Bell (Oasis) and Simon Finley (Echo & The Bunnymen). Captain said beforehand he was "very excited to play a couple of Syd classics.

* (with) The Dr Spacetoad Experience

Saturday 10 February 2007 - The Hobgoblin, Brighton (evening performance)

Set: Time Machine, Not Unusual To Be Unusual, We've Gone Too Far This Time, Tragic Nature, Trying To Be Wierd, Don't Push The River, Set The Controls, Dance of The Toad, My Old Mate The Coypu, Troubadour of The Fourth Dimension.

Comments: No support band.

Saturday 10 February 2007 - The Albert, Brighton (afternoon performance)

Set: Time Machine, Not Unusual To Be Unusual, Don't Push The River, Trying To Be Wierd, Set The Controls, My Old Mate The Coypu, Dance of The Toad.

Comments: No support band. Performance for train passengers following a railtour involving naming of a locomotive Captain Sensible. In Captain's words "located right next door to Brighton station for those of the train entourage who fancy hearing a bit of our unique blend of prog / punk / jazz / folk / comedy.... and all washed down with a pint or two of terrific ale."


Captain Sensible Live Performances Index
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2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980
1979 1978
The Damned Naz Nomad & The Nightmares The Phantom Chords
Selected Miscellany Unresolved issues Site updates


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