The Ocean Blue’s new release, Waterworks (Korda 008), out9/9/14, is a reissue of sorts of the band’s rare 2004 EP that has been expanded to an LP that includes 3 new additional songs and updates for vinyl, CD and digital formats. The record showcases:Read More
The Ocean Blue, formed in Hershey, Pennsylvania in 1986, is an American indie pop band that combines melodic guitars and synthesizers. Its core original members included David Schelzel on lead vocals/guitar, Steve Lau on keyboards/saxophone, Bobby Mittan on bass guitar and Rob Minnig on drums and vocals.
Its current line-up includes David Schelzel on lead vocals/guitar, Oed Ronne on keyboards/guitar/vocals, Bobby Mittan on bass guitar and Peter Anderson on drums.
The band’s sound may be best described as jangly guitar-based modern rock. Influences include such bands as The Smiths, Cocteau Twins, R.E.M., Echo & the Bunnymen and New Order. The Ocean Blue’s earliest shows always consisted of a healthy dose of covers by these bands. To this day, The Smiths and New Order covers still punctuate concert encores.
American indie pop group The Ocean Blue have got all the jangly guitar goodness you’d expect from a band formed in 1986. Re-issuing their 2004 EP Waterworks this month with three added tracks, the band tour to promote the release this fall. Made up:Read More
The Ocean Blue To Reissue ‘Waterworks’ + Premiere Exclusive New Track “Can’t Let Go“ Announce Fall Tour, Deluxe ‘Waterworks’ LP Includes Three New Tracks, Out on Vinyl and LP on 9/9 Via Korda RecordsRead More
The Ocean Blue‘s debut record on the famed Sire Records label in 1989 achieved widespread acclaim and radio & MTV airplay. The band of four young high schoolers from Hershey, Pennsylvania went on to do two more well-received records for Sire,Read More
The Ocean Blue‘s debut record on the famed Sire Records label in 1989 achieved widespread acclaim and radio & MTV airplay. The band of four young high schoolers from Hershey, PennsylvaniaRead More