Ocean Colour Scene have lost the master copies of many of their early songs after their lock-up was broken into.
A spokesperson for the band has told NME.COM the alleged incident happened at the end of last week (May 20) in Birmingham.
She claimed: “Ocean Colour Scene had their lock up broken into, in Birmingham. The original masters of all their early works such as ‘The Riverboat Song’, ‘The Day We Caught The Train’ and ‘Hundred Mile High City’ have all been stolen.”
In unrelated news the band have recruited a new guitarist, Andy Smith, and bassist Dan Seeley. The group play various festivals this summer including Glastonbury, Move and T in The Park.