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In this performance at the Bowery Ballroom, British Sea Power offer an exhilarating dose of anthemic, freak out material. Except, here, the band stays cool, and stands tall throughout. This is material British Sea Power truly reign supreme over. No gimmicks needed, this is as confident a performance as any you'll find in our catalogue. - David Pitz

Artist Bio

A rather conceptual indie band -- one that's been compared more than once to Joy Division -- British Sea Power is a quartet from Brighton, England, comprising members named Hamilton, Noble, Yan, and Wood. Formed in late 2000, their live shows began to receive notice early on, thanks in no small part to the large stuffed birds that perched on stage and the militaristic uniforms worn by the band members. Rough Trade's Geoff Travis was taken aback by one of the group's (literally) wild performances and signed them; by the end of 2001, they had two singles in the racks: Fear of Drowning on Golden Chariot and Remember Me on Rough Trade. After an amazing showcase at SXSW in 2003, British Sea Power prepped for the fall release of The Decline of British Sea Power. Open Season follwed in 2005. The band recently released the Krankenhaus? EP in Oct. ’07 - allmusic.com


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British Sea Power

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