Capital Inicial is a Brazilian rock band that flourished in the 1980s saw a later resurgence.
Capital Inicial is a post-punk/new wave band who had considerable success, having recorded seven albums from 1982 to 1996.
Former members of Renato Russo's pioneering post-punk band Aborto ElÃ©trico teamed up to form the Capital Inicial, continuing to perform the same type of music. Brothers Felipe Lemos (drums) and FlÃ¡vio Lemos (bass) joined guitarist Loro Jones (former Blitz 64) and vocalist Dinho Ouro Preto, all of them based in BrasÃlia, a city that, with its particular situation as Brazil's capital, revolves around politicians who abandon it in the weekends. The city's coldness was a choice culture for the fermentation of the aggressiveness of dispossessed youngsters, creating an ideal situation for the arousal of punk bands. With similar songs as Aborto ElÃ©trico's repertory, the Capital Inicial followed in their path. The first time that Capital (and their sister band, LegiÃ£o Urbana, also erected upon the ashes of Aborto ElÃ©trico) played in Rio was on July 23, 1983, opening a Lob&...