Captain SKA burst onto the music scene in 2010 when producer and trumpet player Jake Painter decided there wasn't a big enough musical response to the coalition government and it's austerity driven policies. They released their first version of Liar Liar which got to no 1 in the UK Reggae chart.

 

Over the next six years their videos have racked up hundreds of thousands of views and have been featured on BBC NewsNight, Going Underground, BBC Radio 5 Live, RT.

 

Their legendary live shows combine a large dose of PARTY together with a strong protest message and the band is made up of some of London's finest session musicians usually seen with artists such as Paloma Faith, The Streets, Culture Club, The freindly Fires, Girls Aloud, Vampire Weekend etc.

 

Their updated version of Liar Liar for the 2017 general election was released on 26th May 2017.

 

 

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