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Chris's songs over the last 20 years or more have been a reminder to find the comic absurdity in many aspects of our society and the campaigns to change it for the better. Reminding us that in being able to laugh at ourselves, we can then feel freer to experiment and enjoy a culture with more complex forms of expression being understood.
He's gone from risking his own skin walking into dodgy far-right pubs to sing songs making fun of racism, to writing songs making light of the head spinning speed in the 90s in which someone could go from leafleting against fox hunting to being asked to help liberate beagles from a laboratory. He's poked fun at the history of land ownership and past along tales of drug smugglers robbing their van back from the RUC.
This is a work in progress sleeve notes zine to go along with the greatest hits album which you can find at ishkahzines.bandcamp.com, and possibly soon to go up on captainhotknives.bandcamp.com
Ideally when it's fully finished it will contain illustrations, a finished bonus song fan tribute and more commentary from the Captain which I hope to glean from him at some point on a podcast or in conversation.
The cover is illustrated by Daniel Hughes - https: //www.facebook.com/DanielHughesArt/
Finally, you can get updates on the Captain's music by following his two FB pages: