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Captain Sensible (born Raymond Burns, April 24, 1954 in Balham, London, England) is a singer and guitarist (and sometimes bassist) who founded the punk rock band The Damned in 1976. After leaving the band, he reinvented himself as a new-wave singer with a rebellious, self-conscious image. His solo hits included "Wot?", "Happy Talk" (a UK number one hit) both songs backed by Dolly Mixture, "One Christmas Catalogue" and "Glad It's All Over". He has toured with his solo band… read more

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  • Avatar for Nyasa_Lake
    I just saw him at El Rey Theatre in LA. He's such a hilarious guy!
  • Avatar for NoddyGallagher
    The Russians Are Coming.
  • Avatar for PLasmoEsmata
    Captain's on BBC6 music this very hour playing through his fave tracks, great picks! It'll probably be on iplayer afterwards too.
  • Avatar for superunkle
    I'm a spider!!
  • Avatar for analog_dave
    Good interview: http://www.3news.co.nz/Full-interview-with-Captain-Sensible-of-the-Damned/tabid/312/articleID/240534/Default.aspx
  • Avatar for tobi116
    the last 4 tracks on Revolution Now are so incredibly awesome i can't get enough of it. most of his solo albums are pretty crappy though i think.
  • Avatar for TVeye77
    "we're talking about one hit wonder case" Not sure who You're talking about, he had more than one hit.
  • Avatar for pinkpressthreat
    "The Universe Of Geoffrey Brown"...heard it for the first time yesterday,and I absolutely loved it..I've heard The Captain compared to the likes of Ray Davies and the like for this album,and I can honestly say ...that isn't as far-fetched as people might imagine...the guy's a bit of a legend imo. And a total gent as well
  • Avatar for darkcorp
    captain sensibles is a legend
  • Avatar for grossy2
    I saw him play naked in DC in 1979...

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