Special Patrol
Gig Seeker Pro

Special Patrol

Band Alternative Singer/Songwriter


This band hasn't logged any future gigs

This band hasn't logged any past gigs

This band has not uploaded any videos
This band has not uploaded any videos


The best kept secret in music


“Forget Snow Patrol, Special Patrol have got the hottest album right now. Handy Hints From The Undertaker (on MGM) is an album destined to be regarded as an Australian classic.”
Jeff Jenkins, Inpress (Melb, VIC), Feb 2007

"A Jem of an album".
Andrew Murffet, The Age (Melb, VIC), Jan 2007.

"The finest, most thought provoking and intelligent band to come out of this city in this new millennium."
Steve Jones, DB Magazine (Adel, SA) Jan 2007

“They have pulled this album off beautifully, these songs make you think and feel.”
Drum Media (Syd, NSW) Jan 2007
+ It was Drum Editor Sarah Norris’s 4th favorite album in her top 5 – Jan 2007

“Special Patrol are what Coldplay would sound like if they grew up in Adelaide and had more lyrical depth.”
Time Off (Bris, QLD) Dec 2006.
- Quotes from recent articles:


Special Patrol self titled - EP 2003.
The Golden Mean - Album 2004
Handy Hints from the Undertaker - 2007

All these releases recieved airplay Australia wide and have been added to many different commersial and non commersial radio stations. As well as being played on Televison internationally.


Feeling a bit camera shy


The last couple of years have seen some great moments for Special Patrol. They played at the Big Day Out, 2005 & 2008 Falls Festival (Main stage) and toured Australia constantly. They have travelled the country and played support for International bands like Ben Kweller (USA), The Bees (UK), Turin Brakes (UK), Idlewild (UK), The Mountain Goats (USA), Donovan Frankenreiter (USA), Paul Weller (USA) and Evermore (NZ) as well as many great Australian bands like Youthgroup, The Whitlams, Paul Kelly, Pete Murray, 78 Saab, The Church, The Vasco Era, TZU, Love Outside Andromeda, Andy Clockwise, Little Birdy, The Custom Kings, Old Man River to name a few.
Triple J, FBI, Nova, Triple M, 3RRR, 4ZZZ and many others have added songs from current album to high rotation on their play lists. Feature download and Live at Wirless on JJJ. The new album was a feature on JJJ Home & Hosed. The new album is being played by radio all over Australia as well as some UK stations.
They were MTV Winners of Kick Start competition in 2007 in SA.
Special Patrol will have a new album out early 2009 and will hit the road again to tour it.
web site www.specialpatrol.com.au
Contact: Myles Mayo: Ph: +61 (0)419 807 451 or mylesmayo1@hotmail.com