On March 21, 2005, “Sanctuary” label released “A Hyperactive Workout for the Flying Squad”, the seventh Ocean Colour Scene studio album. It was recorded March – April 2004, at “Piersie Lodge” in Kirriemuir, Scotland, “Battery Studios” in London, and was produced by Dave Eringa.
Simon Fowler – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
Steve Cradock – guitar, bass, piano, xylophone, harmonium, tambura, percussion
Oscar Harrison – drums, percussion, backing vocals
Paul Weller – guitar
Dave Eringa – keyboards, synthesizer, arrangements, programming, mixing
Jools Holland – organ
Jacko Peake – alto and baritone saxophone
Dominic Glover – trumpet
Anne Stephenson, Gini Ball, Julia Singleton, Sally Herbert – violin
Claire Orsler – viola
John McCusker – violin, viola
Ian Budge – cello
Sally Herbert – string arrangements
Guy Massey – engineer, mixing
Matt Hyde – engineer
Howie Weinberg – mastering
All tracks by Simon Fowler, Steve Cradock and Oscar Harrison, except where noted..
On September 6, 1993, “Go! Discs” label released “Wild Wood”, the second Paul Weller solo album. It was recorded April 1993-May 1993, and was produced by Paul Weller and Brendan Lynch. In 2000 “Q” magazine ranked “Wild Wood” at number 77 on its list of the “100 Greatest British Albums Ever”.
Paul Weller – vocals, guitars, mellotron, Moog, piano, bass, Handclaps, percussion, Hammond organ, Wurlitzer, tambourine, strings, blues harp