What is your name and role within Ocean Colour Scene?
Simon Fowler – Singer and Acoustic Guitar
Where are you currently based?
We are based in the UK Birmingham , Stratford and Devon
You’ve had a huge year of touring with dates in Dubai, Australia and New Zealand coming up, how have the live show’s been this year?
So far all the shows have been incredible the crowds have been singing back to us at every gig , also been great to meet loads of expats.
How do you prepare for each show?
None of us are that keen on sound checks but we do them , and then try to chill out as much as possible before we go on stage
Have you been working on new material?
No not yet , but we are looking at writing after this tour and going into the new year
How did Ocean Colour Scene form as band?
We were all playing in other bands back in Moseley and ended up getting together
What are the greatest challenges of touring?
This current tour has been hard because of all the travelling and different time zones
You’ve recently released the Moseley Shoals White Vinyl, how did this release come about?
The release date is actually the 1st Dec
We recorded it at the Hydro in Glasgow last December ‘OCEAN COLOUR SCENE LIVE AT THE HYDRO’ Dec 2016 : http://bit.ly/2nP40Ic
It originally came out for on Radio Store Day and proved so popular our fans were asking how they could buy a copy, so we decided to put it out on general release
How has the feedback been on the release?
It`s just gone on pre release so too early to say
Where can we pick up a copy?
Pre Order Link : Pre-Order links: http://hyperurl.co/LiveFromTheHydro
What or who influences your sound?
The Beatles , Neil Young
Who are you listening to at the moment?
I still listen to The Beatles and Neil Young
What can we expect for the future?
Watch this space
Favourite food and place to hangout?
My Local Pub in the village I live in