Ocean Colour Scene - 'Doodle Book'

Ocean Colour Scene - 'Doodle Book'

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”. Piano, trumpets, really basic drums, Simon Fowler singing like he’s...

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Ocean Colour Scene - 'Painting'

Ocean Colour Scene - 'Painting'

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 living in the past. Lilting opener ‘We Don’t Look In The...

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Ocean Colour Scene  :  Crazy Lowdown Ways

Ocean Colour Scene : Crazy Lowdown Ways

Alas poor Britpop, I knew thee well. Drinking warm beer with the bassist from the Boo Radleys . Sharing dreams and philosophies with Alan from Shed Seven. Aah, there were times when you almost believed Bonehead could play a solo. A welcome...

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Ocean Colour Scene : Mechanical Wonder

Ocean Colour Scene : Mechanical Wonder

Aye, the agricultural revolution was a wonderful time to be a lad, even in Birmingham. Windmills drove the nation, a green and pleasant one where you could eat roast beef every day without fear of catching a new-fangled disease. An honest man...

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Ocean Colour Scene : Up On The Down Side

Ocean Colour Scene : Up On The Down Side

Stepping right out of Guy Ritchie's wardrobe and pinching slightly at that waistband, come Simon Fowler and his boys ready to prove that, at the very least, they are still going. Inside their minds it's still a mod, mod world, but this is one of...

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London WC2 Astoria

London WC2 Astoria

They could have played Wembley Arena, you know. And at least that would have got everything over and done with in a night. In a heart-warming fit of generosity, however, Ocean Colour Scene instead decided to play five nights at the Astoria ,...

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Ocean Colour Scene : Profit in peace

Ocean Colour Scene : Profit in peace

"Hey, hey, hey/We don't wanna fight no more", wails Simon Fowler . War is bad, kids - y'know, people get hurt and that. Hence the return of Ocean Colour Scene - the mod-mad mid-'60s are over, there's a big ol' war goin' on over in Vietnam...

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