Digital Music — December 24, 2011 at 12:40 pm

Free MP3: The Ocean Blue, ‘Walking in the Air’ — cover of song from ‘The Snowman’

For the second straight year, the recently reunited Ocean Blue has posted a free Christmas single to its website, once again pairing the band’s David Schelzel with Don Peris of The Innocence Mission. This year, the pair recorded a cover of “Walking on Air,” from the 1982 animated adaptation of the children’s book “The Snowman.”

Stream the track below, or download it from the band’s site.

Last year, the pair recorded the traditional carol “The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came,” which also was made available on The Ocean Blue’s website. The duo also recorded a version of “O Holy Night” in 1996 that was made available on MySpace.

The reunited band — best remembered for its Echo & The Bunnymen-like debut single “Between Something and Nothing” — has announced it is working on a new album, which would be the band’s first since 1999′s Davy Jones’ Locker.

As for The Innocence Mission, they’ve also shared recordings of some traditional Christmas songs this year; head over to Strangeways Radio to check those out.


Walking in the Air by The Ocean Blue





One Comment

  1. Good news! Love this band.

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