No shit, this is actually about drawing. “Doodle book with all your friends’ names on/Doodle book is what our minds are made of/Doodle all the faces of your loved ones”.…

Last year was owned by craven ’90s nostalgia, which might command just a bit of sympathy for out-of-time ’60s freaks Ocean Colour Scene who, 10 albums in, have never stopped…

SCENE STEALER!

The band lose some of their most coveted work...

MANI’S NEW SCENE!

The bass maestro fills in for the departed Damon Minchella...

OCEAN AFFRAY!

Steve Cradock is attacked in Edinburgh...

ROCKY OCEAN

The dates were due to take place in June...

SCENE NOT HEARD!

Bassist Damon Minchella can't shake off a niggling wrist problem...

RED IS THE COLOUR!

Steve Cradock comes off worse after a bit of horseplay goes wrong...

SCENE NOT HEARD!

Singer Simon Fowler is suffering from a viral throat infection...

TABLOID HELL – MARCH 23

Plus, Geri's dyke fantasies, Noel Hear'say's pure and ample past and Natalie Appleton's knife fixation...

WATER PERFORMANCE!

The band play eight songs from forthcoming album 'Mechanical Wonder' - and a few old classics...

MACHINE ALREADY!

The follow-up to '99's 'One from The Modern' is on the way...

SCENE SETTLERS!

The band's UK tour includes residencies in both cities...

BRUM DEAL FOR OCS

A one-off hometown gig for the band in the new 2,300-capacity venue...

MEAN SCENE

Simon Fowler has it in for a lot of today's pop acts - but he does admire Stephen Gately...

SCENE SET FOR GLASTO!

The perennial festival favourites are the latest big name to confirm they will be playing at Worthy Farm next month...

OCS MAKE SUMMER COME EARLY!

Next single 'July' is the new theme to the 'Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels' TV show - and it's out in, erm, June...

OCS PEACE DIVIDEND

Plus OCS increase the peace and the profit with new single...