Capital Cities Biography
The Electro-Pop outfit from Los Angeles, California USA, Capital Cities are comprised of singers + producers Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian.
Guitarist Nick Merwin, bassist Manny Quintero and trumpeter Spencer Ludwig round out the group.
The band has won fans across the globe by playing shows to sellout crowds in the States, Canada, Europe and South America, sharing the stage with the likes of musical fellows Grouplove, The Killers and many more.
In June 2011 Capital Cities put out a 5-song eponymous EP on Lazy Hooks label which contained the massive hit single "Safe And Sound"; the track peaked at #1 on The Alternative Songs chart and climbed to #8 on The Billboard Hot 100.
The band's first full album, "In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery", arrived in June 2013 peaking at #66 on The Billboard 200. It also contained an additional minor hit, "Kangaroo Court".
Capital Cities released a deluxe version of their debut album in March 2014 featuring the previously unheard single "One Minute More".