Britain’s Ocean Colour Scene will play Wellington’s Opera House on November 19 and Auckland’s Powerstation on November 20 - following their five-date Australian tour.
The band welcome new UK buzz act, Stillia, who will join them on the road to play tracks from their forthcoming LP, FROM GROUND TO LIGHT. With BBC Radio 2 heralding the record “the best debut since The La’s”, this will be the band’s first trip to Australia and New Zealand, a true feast for fans of the new wave of brit-pop.
The Ocean Colour Scene story is already the stuff of legend; a rip-roaring rock’n’folk odyssey set to a backdrop of pop culture at its very best. One of the leading lights of the 90s britpop wave, with chart-topping albums like the iconic MOSELEY SHOALS, they came up through the live scene with contemporaries including Oasis. Ocean Colour Scene remain one of the biggest acts of the time still on the road today.
The band have notched up many memorable moments including 1996’s breakthrough hit ‘The Riverboat Song’, five UK top 10 selling albums, seventeen UK top 40 singles, multiple global tours with the likes of Paul Weller and the distinction of being the band that knocked Oasis’ WHAT’S THE STORY MORNING GLORY album off its record breaking run at the top of the UK charts.
The band will visit Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Fremantle, Auckland and Wellington across their downunder run this November.
Tickets are on sale from www.mjrpresents.com/oceancolourscene