used to do cocaine...I miss it...I kinda want to do coke again...this
song reminds me of the feeling of doing coke.'
Garageband.com review of Cape’s
Cape are the newest, fastest, hardest, most exciting rock band to
emerge out of London this year. Their fresh and unique sound is
an eclectic blend of diverse influences from Idlewild to Muse, Pixies
to Strokes, Led Zeppelin to the Darkness. Their fast and furious
3-minute punk hollers ensure that their frenetic live sets leave
even the bartender at the back of the venue needing a shower by
the time they finish.
Cape have a chequered history that stretches
as far back as 1997 when the three founding members, Roy Stride
(vocals), Greg Churchouse (guitar), & Dean Burch (bass) started
jamming together at school. In true Spinal Tap style it wasn't until
the year 2000 that Drummers stopped mysteriously disappearing and
spontaneously combusting upon stage and the band settled with the
now legendary owner of the 10 inch soft: Mr Peter 'Lard' Ellard.
Within 12 months the band managed to gain a management, production
and small record deal. A small UK tour followed before the band
realised they were being marketed and pushed into the pop market.
End of deal.
The group retrenched to lick its wounds and
concentrate on writing. In a bizarre twist of fate they won £5000
of recording equipment in a magazine competition and spent the rest
of the year trying to make the bloody stuff work. 12 months later,
they had a new sound, a new look, and a bundle of freshly recorded
songs they were able to take to the road.
The new tunes blend a fast, skuzzy, hardcore
punk sound with elements of classic rock song writing and melody.
Each song is an aggressive, anguished protest against modern life,
whether it is a vitriolic attack on present Bush and Blair administrations,
despair with the mediocrity and boredom of suburban life, or explorations
into the debauchery and apathy of youth.
Their story will continue ………..