Friday, November 20

Ocean Blue - Ventura, CA 1993 (pre-FM) + bonus

Ventura Theatre
Ventura, CA
Nov. 3, 1993

Pre-FM (sound quality Ex-; bonus tracks’ sound quality = VG to Ex-)
  

ROB SEZ: I didn't become a fan of the Ocean Blue until recently. But the great thing about being a music fan in the Internet age is, it's really never too late. Now that Ocean Blue have re-formed, recorded a new album and are touring again, the season for my fandom may have arrived. Is the re-formed band actually stronger now than before its initial split in the mid-1990s? Discuss. If you want to hear a recent live set with the band playing the debut & Cerulean albums in their entirety, please leave a comment.

SAMPLE: "Ballerina Out of Control" (Ventura '93)


01 Don't Believe Everything You Hear
02 Sublime
03 Bliss Is Unaware
04 Between Something & Nothing
05 Marigold
06 Drifting, Falling
07 Ballerina Out of Control
08 Cerulean
09 There Is a Light That 
     Never Goes Out (The Smiths) 

10 Between Something & Nothing
11 Sublime
Some will remember the "Sublime" video
12 Don't Believe Everything 
     You Hear
13 Cerulean
14 There Is a Light That 
     Never Goes Out 
15 Sublime

NOTES:
1-9 = Ventura, CA 1993-11-03 (pre-FM)
10 & 11 = Live 1994
12 = BBC 1996 live recording
13 = TV performance, Studio 59, circa 1991
14 = Live at the Bayou 1994
15 = Conan O'Brien Show, 1993

MEGA THANKS to muchmusic for the Ventura set with additional thanks to wave1one, cerulean123, Peru TOB, Robaire M and Oed Ronne
  

The most recent studio album;
another is in production now
MP3@320

The Ocean Blue:
Peter Anderson - drums, vocals
Bobby Mittan - bass
Oed Ronne - guitar, keyboard, vocals 
David Schelzel - vocals, guitar





Learn more about the music of the Ocean Blue at the band's web site, FB page, Wikipedia & Trouser Press  

       

4 comments:

  1. I've loved these guys since 1990! Saw them on the Cerulean / BTR&S / See tours. The BTR&S show was awesome - they never sounded better. Played as a 5-piece with both Steve Lau and Oed Ronne on hand. I'd love to hear any live recording you have since they're so hard to find. Thanks!

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    1. Duly noted, Anonymous. Check back here in a few weeks and I'll try to get some more Ocean Blue posted for you.

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  2. Just discovered your blog, and what a fine one it is! Thanks for all your hard work and I hope to re-visit often. Sounds like work's got you busy, but if your Ocean Blue love is still deep, please share the joy-- I'm sure we'd all appreciate it. Have a great summer!

    PS: Any Reivers? I'd think they'd be really up your alley...

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    1. Hi Anonymous. I will put another O.B. post on my To Do list for the next month or two. Check back and I should have something up by the end of July. Don't really know much about Reivers, but I should check them out...

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