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INTERVIEW: Steve Cradock on Ocean Colour Scene, New Music, Tours & More…

The Birmingham band’s story is already the stuff of legend: a rip-roaring rock ’n’ folk odyssey set to a backdrop of over 20 years of UK pop culture at its very best. Ocean Colour Scene have notched up eleven albums, three of which went Top 5 – 1996’s Moseley Shoals, 1997’s Marchin’ Already and 1999’s One From The Modern – and a run of nine successive Top 20 hit singles… Keep Reading

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Ocean Colour Scene Unleash New EP This November

Hearing Simon Fowler’s majestic voice singing new words has been long overdue, so when opener Another Bard May Chant begins, that agonising wait is washed away, leaving you in a state of euphoria. Yes, Ocean Colour Scene are back. The song is something of a funky rocker, driven along by what sounds like a drum machine, which is a rather different take for the band. The track really does try… Keep Reading

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Cool Britannia Festival welcomes Dr Haze’s Freak Show at Knebworth

This summer sees the launch of a brand new epic music festival Cool Britannia — which will take place at Knebworth — the stately home of rock. Next to some of the best of British rock and dance music Cool Britannia will host ‘Dr Haze’s Freak Show – Featuring Acts From The Infamous Circus of Horrors’. Audiences can get their chills and thrills from an array of acts – including… Keep Reading

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Kendal Calling Announce More Acts for 2018

The first new name added to the bill today is the proclaimed ‘King Of The North’, Bugzy Malone. One of the most exciting figures in British grime, the star has become a name that thousands in the genre can’t look away from, with tracks such as ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Memory Lane’ bursting into the charts. No stranger to Kendal Calling, the Manchester native returns to the festival this… Keep Reading

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Star Shaped Festival at O2 Academy Brixton – Ocean Colour Scene to headline

Star Shaped Festival is back and bigger than ever in 2018. Following two completely sold out years, the much-loved Star Shaped Festival returns on Saturday 29 September, taking over London’s iconic O2 Academy Brixton and celebrating the indie genre for a nine-hour marathon of live music and class DJs. The festival has become renowned by fans of the music and the artists who made this period what it was as… Keep Reading

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2018 Kendal Calling Line Up: See You In The Fields…

Kendal Calling Announce Their 2018 line-up The 12th year on Kendal Calling is upon us and as always, the team deliver. Rumours have been flying around the twittersphere for the past couple of weeks to which, I’m sure has caused a few headaches and late nights! Never the less, its here… One thing you gotta love about Kendal Calling is the variety of appearances and the lengths the organisers go to,… Keep Reading

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Stillia Release Their Second Single ‘4am’

Stillia’s second single ‘4am’ is taken from their forthcoming album ‘From Ground To Light’ and bestowed the title of Flick of the Finger’s Record of the Week. In a nutshell the track is about turning up drunk on your lover’s doorstep at 4am (if you somehow manage to stay out that late). It’s not a particularly clever lyric, but it’s potentially relatable to some listeners, but it’s the beauty and… Keep Reading

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Ocean Colour Scene Big News Announcement

If Ocean Colour Scene announced that some big news was to be issued at 20:00 tonight…. What would you most like the news to be? [socialpoll id=”2405855″] Ocean colour Scene Play Manchester O2 Apollo tonight (Thursday 8th Dec) Flick of the Finger will be there to catch all the action. Check back soon for the full set of images and review. If you didn’t catch the review form Leeds with Shed… Keep Reading

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Andy Bennett Thinkin’ Drinkin’ Singin’

Andy Bennett releases his first solo album, Thinkin’ Drinkin’ Singin’, since his decision to leave Ocean Colour Scene behind in 2015, consisting of a collection of ten new songs with glorious threads of The Beatles throughout. ‘Hole in the Road’ opens up the album, which is an infectious, tantalising ballad-like slice of musical and lyrical poetry. It basks in warmth and sincerity, while the strings add an idyllic fullness. If… Keep Reading

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Ocean Colour Scene: How Well Do You Know The Band?

Ocean Colour Scene will be performing the Moseley Shoals album in full this December but are you up to date with the bands time line of events to date? The Birmingham band’s story is already the stuff of legend: a rip-roaring Rock’n’Folk odyssey set to a backdrop of 21 years of UK pop culture at it’s very best. Seven dates remain for December 2016 (Tickets available here) and below is all you need… Keep Reading

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The Ocean Colour Scene ‘Moseley Shoals’ Tour Continues

Ocean Colour Scene are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of their legendary Moseley Shoals album, after a very successful year so far of Live Dates, December see`s the band back on the road They will be performing the Moseley Shoals Album in full from start to finish with a few added extra`s The Birmingham Band’s story is already the stuff of legend: a rip-roaring Rock’n’Folk odyssey set to a backdrop of 21 years of… Keep Reading

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Ocean Colour Scene, Moseley Shoals 20th Anniversary, Millennium Square, Leeds

It’s always going to be a special event when these three heavyweights step into the ring. With Leeds Millennium Square as the backdrop for what is set to be the city centre event of the year as 6000 fans cram in to the venue to witness the sell-out show headlined by Ocean Colour Scene. Whilst it was a fantastic day and everybody was in the right mood; it didn’t go without a couple of… Keep Reading

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Ocean Colour Scene, Millennium Square, Leeds

To mark the 20th anniversary of their legendary Moseley Shoals album, Ocean Colour Scene are going be celebrating in style! On 23rd & 24th July Ocean Colour Scene will headline Leeds’s famous Millennium Square with very special guests!  The SOLD OUT, Saturday show will see the headliners Ocean Colour Scene joined by Shed Seven & The Bluetones with further support from The View & The Sherlocks. Gutted you missed out? Fear no more! Due to phenomenal demand Sunday 24th July was added and will also feature Shed… Keep Reading

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