Broadcast One

by The Capitals

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PRESS QUOTES:

"Simply, one of the best indie power pop albums of the freshly minted new year! Broadcast One perfectly captures the bands jangly guitar-driven sound and reminds us not only of the Odds, but other such faves as Not Lame's own True Love, Ike(The Caufields), The Andersons and, most thankfully, lots of Sloan. It's a scorcher of a power pop album! There's layers of sweet, brash and crunchy guitars and heavy smatterings of hot, arousing hooks. One helluva strong debut. Extremely Highly Recommended!" - Not Lame Recordings

"Fat and thick, the guitar is upfront as The Capitals make a joyful noise. They offer good songs and a beguiling demeanour with subtle Beatles references, and a zeal for experimentation. B+" - Tom Harrison, The Province

"The Capitals employ huge riff-o-rama, sweet, sugary vocals, and sinewy bass lines that wind themselves around some propulsive (and to the point) drumming. Shit! Isn't that power pop nirvana?" - Doug Smith, The Nerve Magazine

"The pop hook is there, to be sure, but there is a contemporary edge to the jangly melodies and slippery riffs. Whether it is the mid-tempo rocker "Fine" or the Seattle-tinged British invasion grind of "Circle Game," The Capitals are clearly knowledgeable students in the school of rock." - Jason Lewis, FFWD Weekly

"If (their) live show is half as tight as this debut, expect to see more of it. Songwriter Patrick Jacobson shows real promise." - Stuart Derdeyn, The Province

"With its catchy hooks and sunny background vocals, the band shows that it has a solid foundation in the lighter side of rock." - Gregory Adams, The Georgia Straight

"The Capitals are looking for prime airtime with guitar-driven Broadcast One" - Phil Duperron, Edmonton Vue Weekly

"Check out the unsung pop brilliance of this new Vancouver band." - Quick Picks, FFWD Weekly

"I think it is f**king great..." - Jonathan Simkin, 604 Records

credits

released January 29, 2005

The Capitals are:
Jonathan Bonikowsky - Drums
Andrew Fuller - Bass, Vocals
Patrick Jacobson - Vocals, Guitars, 12-String
Robert Watt - Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals

with:
Kevin Kane - Guitars, 12-String, Percussion, Eno
Megan Bradfield - Cellos on track 6
Dan Newton - Background Vocals track 11

Produced by Kevin Kane
Recorded by chon at Profile Studios, Vancouver BC
Mixed by Steven Drake at Greenhouse Studios, Burnaby BC
Assisted by Tanya and Brandon
Mastered by Jamie Sitar at Suite Sound Labs, Vancouver BC
Album cover, layout and graphics by Carl Fletcher
Photos by Heather Hollingdale
Strings arranged by Kevin Kane
All songs by Patrick Jacobson

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Patrick Jacobson Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Patrick Jacobson is a Yellowknife-based indie-rock songwriter. Originally hailing from Vancouver, he earned his reputation as the front man for The Capitals by writing endearing, dulcet anthems with crackerjack choruses. He also co-wrote songs with The Top Drawers and The Luna Riot. Now he has returned to his roots with a guitar in his hands to sing for anybody who still enjoys a good melody. ... more

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