After 25 years, a Glam Rock album has been released in Turkey. Standing on the fun side of Rock Music with their long hair, glamorous colorful costumes and high energy stage performance, female fronted THE MADCAP has released its first album "The Madcap Rising" under "Arpej Yapım" label with the co-production of Alen Konakoğlu, Deniz Sayman and İzgi Gültekin. The music video of "Put The Blame On Me" was introduced on May 19, a week before the release of the album and The Madcap Rising was released on May 26.
"The Madcap Rising" is made up of 10 songs, written by the band’s lead guitar player Deniz Sayman and the lead singer, İzgi Gültekin contributed to several of them. The album contains 1 Turkish and 9 English songs. The only Turkish song is a "Bonustrack", as a reference to İzgi Gültekin’s past music career. Some other album songs "Aces In My Hand", "Stepped On A Lego" and "Rock N’ Roll Revolution" were released as singles / music videos the previous year.
The Madcap was formed in May 2015. The band became semi-finalist in the Rising Star 2015, a TV Show aired on TV8 and they launched the single "Stepped On A Lego" on Rising Star 2016 as a guest act.
The Madcap was elected first in Turkey with the votes of the jury and the audience in the Hard Rock Rising, which is a global music contest of the world-famous Hard Rock Cafe chain. The band performed to an audience of 30.000 in Turkey’s biggest festival organization Zeytinli Rock Festival 2016, opened Çukurova Rock Fest 2017, Kuşadası Youth Fest 2017, Zeytinli Rock Festival 2017. The band also toured Turkey and gave concerts in Antalya, Adana, Eskişehir, İzmir, Ankara and İstanbul in May to launch their album, "The Madcap Rising".
İzgi Gültekin - Lead Singer
Deniz Sayman - Guitars / Back Vocals
Selçuk Eser - Guitars /Back Vocals
Doruk Balkaya - Bass Guitars / Back Vocals
Faruk Şenel - Drums