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Sea Power

About

Sea Power, previously known as British Sea Power and initially as British Air Power, are an English alternative rock band. Their original lineup consisted of Scott Wilkinson, known as Yan (vocals, guitar), Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, known as Hamilton (bass guitar, vocals, guitar), Martin Noble, known as Noble (guitar) and Matthew Wood, known as Wood (drums).

Eamon Hamilton (keyboards, vocals, percussion, guitar) joined the band in autumn 2002. He left in 2006 and was subsequently replaced by Phil Sumner (cornet, keyboards), with Abi Fry (viola) joining the band in 2008.

The wide-ranging nature of the band's material has led critics to liken their sound to a variety of groups, from The Cure and Joy Division to Pixies and Arcade Fire. The band are famed for their live performances, the unusual lyrical content of their songs and the adventurous choice of locations for some of their shows.

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July 5, 2022

Sea Power’s Krankenhaus Festival completes stacked line-up

The band's festival hosts its second edition in Cumbria this August The post Sea Power’s Krankenhaus Festival completes stacked line-up appeared first on NME.

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February 28, 2022

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Equals’ Beats Debuts From Bad Boy Chiller Crew, Sea Power In U.K. Chart Battle

Bad Boy Chiller Crews "Disrespectful" debuts at No. 2, for the week’s highest new entry.

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February 23, 2022

Everything Was Forever

More than two decades into its career, the band formerly known as British Sea Power sounds newly energized, eagerly plotting new routes to familiar emotional peaks.

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February 22, 2022

Britain’s Sea Power Leads U.K. Chart Race With ‘Everything Was Forever’

Formerly known as British Sea Power, the group has notched eight studio albums, including five Top 40 appearances, but never ruled the Official U.K. Albums Chart.

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February 21, 2022

Sea Power lead a close race for this week’s Number One

Ed Sheeran, White Lies, Bad Boy Chiller Crew and Metronomy are also in the running The post Sea Power lead a close race for this week’s Number One appeared first on NME.

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January 5, 2022

Listen to Sea Power’s lively new single ‘Green Goddess’

"A love song about everything green, from the Lake District to the New Forest" The post Listen to Sea Power’s lively new single ‘Green Goddess’ appeared first on NME.

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December 27, 2021

Sea Power head for the trees in ‘Lakeland Echo’ video

It's the latest preview of their upcoming album 'Everything Was Forever' The post Sea Power head for the trees in ‘Lakeland Echo’ video appeared first on NME.

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October 14, 2021

Listen to Sea Power’s new “singalong apocalyptic anthem” ‘Folly’

The band formerly known as British Sea Power have shared the latest preview of their new album 'Everything Was Forever' The post Listen to Sea Power’s new “singalong apocalyptic anthem” ‘Folly’ appeared first on NME.

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August 27, 2021

Sea Power announce details of their 2022 UK tour

The band formerly known as British Sea Power will hit the road in April next year The post Sea Power announce details of their 2022 UK tour appeared first on NME.

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August 15, 2021

Sea Power respond to criticism after removing “British” from band name

"It was the combination of ‘British’ and ‘Power’ that no longer worked for us" The post Sea Power respond to criticism after removing “British” from band name appeared first on NME.

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August 9, 2021

British Sea Power Change Name to Sea Power, Share New Song “Two Fingers”: Listen

“The new band name is a modest gesture of separation from the wave of crass nationalism that has traversed our world recently”

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Discs

Transmitter (Radio Edit)

April 15, 2022

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Everything Was Forever

February 18, 2022

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Open Season (15th Anniversary Edition)

November 6, 2020

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Big Balloon (British Sea Power Remix)

May 10, 2017

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Let The Dancers Inherit The Party

March 31, 2017

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The Compleat British Sea Power, Vol. 1: The Decline of British Sea Power

November 27, 2015

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Sea of Brass

October 30, 2015

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The Decline of British Sea Power & the Decline-Era B-Sides

June 8, 2015

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From the Sea to the Land Beyond

December 2, 2013

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Machineries of Joy

April 1, 2013

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Valhalla Dancehall

January 10, 2011

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Living Is So Easy

November 29, 2010

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Zeus EP

October 4, 2010

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Man Of Aran

June 9, 2009

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Waving Flags

September 8, 2008

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No Lucifer

March 10, 2008

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Do You Like Rock Music

January 14, 2008

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Waving Flags (White Mischief Live Version)

January 6, 2008

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Krankenhaus?

October 8, 2007

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Please Stand Up

May 23, 2005

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Open Season

April 4, 2005

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It Ended on an Oily Stage

March 21, 2005

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The Decline of British Sea Power

January 1, 2003

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