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Oceansize

Oceansize existed for devotees of minimalism, maximalism, the uncompromising and the intriguingly unique. They were conceived quietly in the minds of five young men strategically placed around the UK.

Although unwilling to disclose their influences, Oceansize have a deep respect for the following: Pink Floyd,BlackSabbath,Can,Cardiacs,Jane's Addiction, (early) Verve, Swervedriver, The Beach Boys and Tortoise.

2002 was the year that things really started to happen for Oceansize with the band supporting The Cooper Temple Clause TWICE on their UK tours and opening ...read more

Oceansize existed for devotees of minimalism, maximalism, the uncompromising and the intriguingly unique. They were conceived quietly in the minds of five young men strategically placed around the UK.

Although unwilling to disclose their influences, Oceansize have a deep respect for the following: Pink Floyd,BlackSabbath,Can,Cardiacs,Jane's Addiction, (early) Verve, Swervedriver, The Beach Boys and Tortoise.

2002 was the year that things really started to happen for Oceansize with the band supporting The Cooper Temple Clause TWICE on their UK tours and opening the BPI stage at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas to anincrediblyenthusiasticaudience of both fans and industry. But the biggest achievement of 2002 was signing a recordingcontract with Beggars Banquet Records. Throughout their decade-long career, Oceansize recorded four full length albums plusnumerous EPs and a live boxset,building a small but dedicated fan base along the way. Debut Effloresce was criticallyacclaimed for its mixof progressiveandpost-rock elements, while follow-up Everyone Into Position attempted a morecommercial route. Though thisdid land oneoftheir songs on the OC, the band themselves expressed distaste in their secondeffort. Now under a differentrecord labelandwith a new bassist, Oceansize set about writing their third album with the goal ofnot writing any singles. 2007sawtherelease of Frames, displaying the band at their creative peak, and in 2010 came Self-Preserved While theBodiesFloatup, which cut down track lengths and exhibited a heavier overall sound.

In early 2011, Oceansize announced through their Facebook page that they had split up, stating that"an explanation...is neither forthcoming or indeed necessary." Members have gone on to join Amplifier and formBritishTheatre andHandsOut.

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LPs
Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up
2010

3.9
391 Votes
Frames
2007

4.3
625 Votes
Everyone Into Position
2005

4
434 Votes
Effloresce
2003

4.2
518 Votes
EPs
Home & Minor
2009

3.7
96 Votes
New Pin
2006

4.1
20 Votes
Heaven Alive
2005

3.9
18 Votes
Music for Nurses
2004

4.1
144 Votes
Remember Where You Are
2003

4
18 Votes
One Day All This Could Be Yours
2003

3.9
22 Votes
Catalyst
2003

4.1
10 Votes
Relapse
2002

3.9
24 Votes
A Very Still Movement
2002

3.9
23 Votes
Saturday Morning Breakfast Show
2001

4.2
6 Votes
Amputee


3.9
10 Votes
Live Albums
Feed to Feed
2009

4.7
33 Votes

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