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The Black Captain Set to Release Summer Single ‘One Last Summer’

July 8, 2022

The Black Captain are a 3-piece band from Balrothery in North Co Dublin. Featured in 2013 by 2XM as best of Irish for their debut single ‘Calling to you’ the band went on to release their self-titled debut EP in 2015. After a long hiatus. the band reformed in 2019 and began

working on their debut album in Crookedwood studios Slane with producer Dave Arkins.

The band are made up of close friends Paul Rock, Alan Lynch and Dermot Hagan and have been creating music together as long as they can remember. The name comes from navigating life’s challenges through the darkness and back into the light.

The Black Captain’s sound is rooted in folk, indie and Americana taking in elements of Fleetwood Mac, Bruce Springsteen, and Paul Simon with a touch of 90’s guitar pop sprinkled on top. Drenched in festival sing along choruses and soaring melodies their latest music is sure to grab a hold of your heart and never let go. Let the black captain help you navigate the darkness.

One Last Summer is set to be one of THE sounds of the summer. According to the band it’s “an energetic, soulful, and melodic longing for a time when the light seemed to burn forever, and we were living the best days of our lives”.

 The band is excited to share with you a song that will grab a hold of your heart, and never let go. The song is rooted in influences from Indie, folk and Americana and was written against a backdrop of grief, isolation, and a longing for simpler days that had passed.

Fans of artists like Sam Fender, Radiohead, The Verve , Oasis and The Killers will love this record.  The track was written by Paul Rock (Vocalist and Guitarist), arranged by The Black Captain, recorded, and produced by David Arkins @ Crookedwood studios, Slane Co. Meath, and Mastered by SoundPorter in Nashville, Tennessee.

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