Capital Cities is an American pop duo. Formed in 2008 the group originally consisted of Ryan Merchant (vocals, keyboard, guitar) and Sebu Simonian (vocals, keyboard). Capital Cities added members Manny Quintero on bass guitar, Spencer Ludwig on trumpet, Nick Merwin on guitar and Channing Holmes on drums at a later date.
Their debut EP was released on June 7, 2011, with lead single “Safe and Sound” which became their first, and only, top ten hit single.
Their follow up single, “Kangaroo Court“, was released in 2012.
The band’s debut album, ‘In a Tidal Wave of Mystery’, was released in 2013 via Capitol Records. The album debuted at number sixty-six on the Billboard 200 chart.
Backing Tracks – Safe And Sound