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One from the Modern
is a 1999 album by Ocean Colour Scene
Ocean Colour Scene are an English Britpop band formed in Moseley, Birmingham in 1989. They have had five Top 10 albums and six Top 10 singles to date.-Early days :...
The album made a departure from the two previous albums Moseley Shoals
Moseley Shoals is a 1996 album by the British rock group Ocean Colour Scene, that was released during the Britpop era. The album reached #2 in the UK charts, selling over 600,000 copies....
and Marchin' Already
Marchin' Already is a 1997 album by Ocean Colour Scene.The album was a follow-up to the successful Moseley Shoals, and is in a similar style. The songs were taken from the band's catalogue that they had built up since forming several years earlier....
, and is slower and sadder. It was panned by critics who accused it of being too commercial and labelled it "dad rock", although the end of Britpop
Britpop is a subgenre of alternative rock that originated in the United Kingdom. Britpop emerged from the British independent music scene of the early 1990s and was characterised by bands influenced by British guitar pop music of the 1960s and 1970s...
may have also had something to do with it.
The protest song "Profit in Peace" was the first single, with "So Low" and then a double release of "I Am the News"/"July". The song "Soul Driver" is dedicated to Paul Weller, who mentored the band.
The album's cover photograph was taken in the Yew Garden at Packwood House near Solihull, England, a National Trust Property.
- "Profit in Peace
"Profit in Peace" is a rock song by Ocean Colour Scene .The song was released in 1999 and reached number 13 in the UK Singles Chart. It is taken from their 1999 album One From The Modern and was the first single to be released from the album....
- "So Low" (3:54)
- "I Am the News" (4:03)
- "No-one at All" (3:34)
- "Families" (3:11)
- "Step by Step" (2:34)
"July" is a rock song by Ocean Colour Scene . Released in 26 June 2000, it reached number 31 in the UK Singles Chart. It was the third and final single released from their 1999 album One from the Modern, following "Profit in Peace" and "So Low"....
- "Jane She Got Excavated" (3:35)
- "Emily Chambers" (2:40)
- "Soul Driver" (3:44)
- "The Waves" (6:08)
- "I Won't Get Grazed" (2:51)