Farewell Captain

Farewell Captain

 Chicago, Illinois, USA
BandRock

Crazy Horse playing Replacements and Teenage Fanclub songs...with beer.

Biography

So this guy played drums in many bands for years. Sat in with indie and punk bands on national tours. Got tired of playing other people's songs. Wrote some songs. Conned talented friends from other bands into playing his songs and letting him sing and play guitar. Friends stayed far longer than they would have out of pity. Recorded debut album. Listeners said it sounded like the best parts of classic rock..."not that there's anything wrong with that." Played shows. Drank beer. Audiences drank beers at shows. Clubs pleased with liquor consumption of audiences at shows. Working on second album and playing shows. Have played with such diverse bands as Cracker, The Tossers, The Breeders, Oxford Collapse, Deadstring Brothers, Gore Gore Girls and more.

Bands our members have played in/toured with/sat in with:

Light FM
Urge Overkill
The Tossers
The Bon Mots
Textbook
Loud Lucy
Fulton County Line
Nymb
Tom Daily & the Volunteers
Fruit Bats
Verbow
Cedar Case

and countless others.

Discography

LP - The Jersey Bounce - released July 11, 2008 on Mellifluid Records.

Writing and recording 2nd LP - working title "We Can Start Today"

Set List

We have about two albums of original material from which we pick and choose. We also tend to bust out a cover or two at shows. Covered James Gang, AC/DC, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Dinosaur Jr., Pavement, Replacements, Looking Glass, Prince, Chicago, Archers of Loaf, Creedence Clearwater Revival, etc.