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Astronauts is the new project from Dan Carney, formerly of critically-acclaimed East London alt-folkers Dark Captain. After his former band finished in 2012, Dan decided to go it alone, enlisting the help of a few friends – most frequently former bandmate Michael Cranny – as and when he needs it.

Debut single ‘Skydive’ arrived in June to great acclaim, climbing into the top ten on hypemachine and staying there for over a week! Then followed a rush of critical praise.  Skydive is a cascading, gently menacing mish-mash of creaking acoustic guitar, bleeps, electronic beats, and breathy vocal harmonies, which tell a tale of escape from constraint and freedom to fly unchecked through the air.

The Hollow Ponds album is out now and the response has been as warming and heartfelt as the music.

Check out the release below


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