Sea Power are an English alternative rock band. Their original lineup consisted of Scott Wilkinson, known as Yan (vocals, guitar), Neil Hamilton Wilkinson, known as Hamilton (bass guitar, vocals, guitar), Martin Noble, known as Noble (guitar) and Matthew Wood, known as Wood (drums).Why did sea power change their name?
On Monday 9 August 2021, the band announced that they would henceforth be known as Sea Power due to "a rise in a certain kind of nationalism in this world – an isolationist, antagonistic nationalism that [they] don't want to run any risk of being confused with.", and that their new album, Everything Was Forever, would be released in February 2022.Are Yan and Hamilton from Sea Power brothers?
British Sea Power's Yan and Hamilton are brothers and were school friends with Wood near Natland in Kendal, Cumbria. They were in a number of bands together while at school, but after finishing his exams Yan moved to study at the University of Reading, where he met guitarist Noble, who was originally from Bury, Greater Manchester.