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It Ended On An Oily iTunes

A radio edit and the album version of It Ended On An Oily Stage have been added to Apple’s iTunes Music Store, for anyone who uses the program. You can also buy The Decline Of British Sea Power through there too. {thanks Joe}

Posted on 22nd February 2005

Pre-order album and single at Amazon

You can now pre-order Open Season and It Ended On An Oily Stage (CD, E-CD) at Amazon.

Posted on 19th February 2005

Oily Stage promo artwork

The artwork for a promo CD for the forthcoming single, It Ended On An Oily Stage, is available to see on an eBay auction.

Posted on 18th February 2005

Open Season artwork

(Open Season artwork)  Here is the artwork for British Sea Power’s new album, Open Season, released on the 4th April 2005. As well as this, there is a new band biography and press photo (577KB).

Posted on 15th February 2005

New song at High Rocks

British Sea Power played two special gigs over the weekend, at High Rocks on Friday and Grasmere Village Hall on Saturday. They included the first live airing of forthcoming album track Oh Larsen B, as well as a brand new track of Hamilton’s, titled Don’t You Want To Be A Bird?.

Posted on 12th February 2005

North American tour dates

A tour of North America has been confirmed for April and May. They include confirmation of the Coachella Festival on 1st May, as rumoured here last month. The list of dates can be found in the Gigography, with a few more to be announced soon. Check the Gigography ‘Notes’ for ticket information, where available.

Posted on 3rd February 2005

Album and single delayed

The release of the Open Season album has been delayed until 4th April 2005, and the single – It Ended On An Oily Stage – will now be released on the 21st March.

Posted on 30th January 2005

BSP for Coachella?

MTV are reporting that British Sea Power have been confirmed for the Coachella Festival this year. The event takes place on the 30th April and 1st May 2005.

Posted on 26th January 2005

Open Season tracklisting confirmed

The Secretary has posted the finalised tracklisting for the band’s second album, Open Season, on the official forum. It includes some rather “interesting” title changes, and runs as follows:

  1. It Ended On An Oily Stage
  2. Be Gone
  3. How Will I Ever Find My Way Home?
  4. Like A Honeycomb
  5. Please Stand Up
  6. North Hanging Rock
  7. To Get To Sleep
  8. Victorian Ice
  9. Oh Larsen B
  10. The Land Beyond
  11. True Adventures

The titles which have changed are:

  • It Ended On An Oily Stage (Elegiac Stanzas)
  • How Will I Ever Find My Way Home? (Leaving Here)
  • Like A Honeycomb (Mother)
  • Please Stand Up (How Animals Work)
  • True Adventures (Chicken Pig)

It Ended On An Oily Stage will be released as a single on 7th March. Can’t say I’m too impressed by the title changes, but having heard all but two of the album’s tracks (albeit upon the live stage), I have to say it’s gonna be a corker…

Posted on 18th January 2005

Noble on 6 Music News

Noble is interviewed on the BBC 6 Music news bulletin today, talking about the Grasmere gig. You can listen online via the 6 Music website’s Listen Again feature, or download an mp3.

Posted on 15th January 2005

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