'An infectious Synth-Reggae attack on the coalition government’

The Guardian

'The biggest return of SKA to the charts since the 90's'

MTV.com

 

'This summer's election hit'

The New Statesman

'A fearsome political anthem taking down Theresa May'

The Evening Standard

 

"Captain SKA is here to steal Bob Dylan's crown '

BBC News Online

'Liar Liar is a great protest song'

The Herald Scotland

 

'Riotous protest music'

TimeOut London

'Theresa May's biggest problem'

NBC News

'A very useful live band .. launching the next SKA revival, they have our blessing'

SKABlog

'Thank goodness for Captain SKA, a genuine undeground hit 

that's broke through to the mainstream'

F-Roots

 

"A floor stomping live show"

Huffington Post

Captain SKA burst onto the music scene in 2010 when producer and trumpet player Jake Painter decided there wasn't a big enough musical response to the coalition government and it's austerity driven policies.

Their 2017 release 'Liar Liar GE2017' became an international news story reaching number four in the UK charts, and even prompting response from UK Prime Minister Theresa May. 

 

Captain SKA are session musicians based in London, and come together to mix activism and music in what they describe as a 'Protest Party'. Members of the band have performed with acts such as The Steets, Girls Aloud, Culture Club, Vampire Weekend, The Friendly Fires.  

MTV.com