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 April 8, 1996, “MCA” label released “Moseley Shoals”, the second Ocean Colour Scene album. It was recorded in 1995, at “Moseley Shoals Studio” in Birmingham, and was produced by Brendan Lynch. In 1998, “Q” magazine’s readers voted “Moseley Shoals” the 33rd greatest album of all time.
Simon Fowler- vocals, acoustic guitar, harmonica
Damon Minchella- bass
Oscar Harrison- vocals, drums, piano
Steve Cradock- vocals, guitar, piano
Paul Weller- vocals, organ, guitar, piano
Martyn Heyes – engineering
Tony Keach – engineering assistance
Tim Young – mastering
Gerard Saint – sleeve design
Lord Antony Mark Briggs – photography
All tracks by Damon Minchella, Oscar Harrison, Steve Cradock and Paul Weller.