Captain Sensible Artist Profile | AAE Music
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Genre: pop, punk
Years Active: 1976–present
229.2KScrobers
45.2KListeners

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 Punk Floyd, a spoof of the band Pink Floyd.

His signature headwear is a red beret.He later rejoined The Damned in 1996 after drummer Rat Scabies left, and co-wrote Grave Disorder, the band's first new studio album for 12 years, in 2001. He continues to tour with the band today, one of his trademark moves on stage is playing guitar with an empty beer can.

Captain Sensible is also a member of Dead Men Walking, a 'super-group' featuring Mike Peters (The Alarm), Kirk Brandon (Spear of Destiny) and Slim Jim (Stray Cats).He is the father of Syd Bor from BeetzartHe currently has a new album out on Easy Action with his new splinter group THE SENSIBLE GREY CELLS " A Postcard From Britain" featuring ex Hot Rod and Damned Bassist Paul Gray and drummer Ant Thickett

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Captain Sensible performs pop, punk music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Captain Sensible for your event, Please Contact. Captain Sensible has more than 45.2K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  The Damned, The Icicle Works, Adam Ant, Heaven 17, Pete Shelley, Scritti Politti, The Stranglers, The Fixx, Squeeze . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Captain Sensible for an upcoming event.

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