Tag: The Ocean Blue

The Ocean Blue announces fall tour dates, including rescheduled 2020 shows

The Ocean Blue announces fall tour dates, including rescheduled 2020 shows

Dream-pop favorites The Ocean Blue have announced a run of eight shows later this year that include dates in Atlanta, Nashville, Tenn., West Palm Beach, Fla., and Phoenix that originally had been scheduled in 2020 before being postponed by the pandemic. Check out those tour dates right here.

The Ocean Blue debuts ‘Love Doesn’t Make It Easy On Us’ video, shares spring tour dates

The Ocean Blue debuts ‘Love Doesn’t Make It Easy On Us’ video, shares spring tour dates

Dream-pop favorites The Ocean Blue this week shared a gorgeous music video for the equally gorgeous song “Love Doesn’t Make It Easy On Us,” off their 2019 album Kings and Queens/Knaves and Thieves, as the band prepares to play a run of sporadic tour dates through May. Full details right here.

The Ocean Blue announces new LP, expands U.S. tour — hear opener ‘Kings and Queens’

The Ocean Blue announces new LP, expands U.S. tour — hear opener ‘Kings and Queens’

Indie-pop favorites The Ocean Blue will release their first new album in six years next month, an 11-song collection titled Kings and Queens/Knaves and Thieves that is preceded by the first single/opening track “Kings and Queens” — which you can hear right here. Plus, tour dates and album tracklist.

The Ocean Blue completes new album, sets handful of U.S. concerts this summer

The Ocean Blue completes new album, sets handful of U.S. concerts this summer

The Ocean Blue has completed recording its first new album in six years — due out some time later this year — and has announced a handful of concerts across the country this summer to be followed by what, at the moment, remains a standalone Detroit show in November. Full details right here.

New releases: Morrissey, The Ocean Blue, New Model Army, KMFDM, Paul Weller

New releases: Morrissey, The Ocean Blue, New Model Army, KMFDM, Paul Weller

This week’s new releases include the DVD reissue of the long-out-of-print “Introducing Morrissey” concert film, plus a reissue of The Ocean Blue’s “Waterworks” EP, the new New Model Army studio/live album, a KMFDM concert album and a box set featuring Paul Weller’s first five solo albums.

Video: The Ocean Blue’s David Schelzel covers Billy Idol in 3-song live set at KEXP

Video: The Ocean Blue’s David Schelzel covers Billy Idol in 3-song live set at KEXP

When The Ocean Blue was in Seattle this past February, the band’s frontman, David Schelzel, stopped by radio station KEXP (90.3 FM) for an on-air set and interview, performing new single “Sad Night, Where Is Morning,” classic track “Drifting, Falling” and a cover of Billy Idol’s “Eyes Without a Face.”

Video: The Ocean Blue, ‘Sad Night, Where is Morning?’ — off ‘Ultramarine’

Video: The Ocean Blue, ‘Sad Night, Where is Morning?’ — off ‘Ultramarine’

The reunited indie-pop outfit The Ocean Blue has debuted a dark, moody video for”Sad Night, Where is Morning?.” the lead single off Ultramarine, the band’s first new album since 2000′s Davy Jones’ Locker. You can check out the Christian Erickson-directed clip, which premiered on Paste last week, right here.

New releases: The Ocean Blue, Billy Bragg, Kraftwerk’s Karl Bartos, Inspiral Carpets

New releases: The Ocean Blue, Billy Bragg, Kraftwerk’s Karl Bartos, Inspiral Carpets

This week’s new releases include ‘Ultramarine,’ the first new album from The Ocean Blue in a decade, plus new studio albums from Billy Bragg (‘Tooth & Nail’) and former Kraftwerk member Karl Bartos (‘Off the Record’), as well as an expanded reissue of Inspiral Carpets’ 1990 debut ‘Life.’

The Ocean Blue streams new album ‘Ultramarine,’ announces initial U.S. tour dates

The Ocean Blue streams new album ‘Ultramarine,’ announces initial U.S. tour dates

The Ocean Blue releases its first album 13 years next week, but you don’t have to wait until Tuesday to hear Ultramarine — the full album is now streaming at AOL’s Spinner. Plus, the band has now announced some initial U.S. tour dates this May and June, not to mention a trip to Peru.

Stream: The Ocean Blue, ‘Sad Night, Where Is Morning?’ — off upcoming ‘Ultramarine’

Stream: The Ocean Blue, ‘Sad Night, Where Is Morning?’ — off upcoming ‘Ultramarine’

The Ocean Blue gave fans an early taste last fall of two tracks — “Blow My Mind” and “A Rose is a Rose” — off its first new album in 13 years, and now, with that record, ‘Ultramarine,’ due out in March, the band has premiered another song, “Sad Night, Where Is Morning?,” which you can stream here.

The Ocean Blue to release ‘Ultramarine’ in March, play shows ‘throughout the U.S.’

The Ocean Blue to release ‘Ultramarine’ in March, play shows ‘throughout the U.S.’

The Ocean Blue — best known for 1989’s Echo & The Bunnymen-like debut single “Between Something and Nothing” — will release ‘Ultramarine,’ the band’s first new album in 13 years, this March, then play “shows throughout the U.S. starting in April,” according to a post on the group’s Facebook page.

Stream: The Ocean Blue, ‘Blow My Mind’ and ‘A Rose Is A Rose’ — 2 brand-new tracks

Stream: The Ocean Blue, ‘Blow My Mind’ and ‘A Rose Is A Rose’ — 2 brand-new tracks

As we reported last week, reunited indie-pop outfit The Ocean Blue is previewing its first new album in 13 years — due out Jan. 15 — by including two of the record’s tracks on a new compilation from Korda Records, the new label launched by the band’s David Schelzel and three fellow musicians.

The Ocean Blue to release 2 new songs next week, play 2 live shows in January

The Ocean Blue to release 2 new songs next week, play 2 live shows in January

Reunited indie-pop outfit The Ocean Blue is releasing its first new album in 13 years this January, but fans can get an early listen to two of the record’s tracks next week when they appear on a new compilation being released by Korda Records, the new label launched by the band’s David Schelzel and three fellow musicians.

The Ocean Blue to release first new album in more than a decade this January

The Ocean Blue to release first new album in more than a decade this January

The Ocean Blue — best remembered for its Echo & The Bunnymen-like debut single “Between Something and Nothing” — will release their first new album in 13 years this January on a new record label started by the band’s David Schelzel and some friends, the group announced today.