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‘Light Weight’, the first ever album recorded in a studio by The Ocean Party, is said to have a refined pop sound, coloured with touches of horns and pedal steel. With help from John Lee (Lost Animal, Love of Diagrams), the young band have begun to explore their sound and travel down avenues that they touched on with earlier releases.


The Ocean Party has taken another step forward with all six members singing and writing lyrics for ‘Light Weight’. As well as the members themselves, the album features a number of cameos from Melbourne musicians including Ashley Bundang (Totally Mild, Zone Out) singing backing vocals and Aaron Silver (Francolin) contributing trumpet.


After supporting acts such as Real Estate, Stephen Malkmus and Cass McCombs, The Ocean Party has proven themselves as a great live act time and time again. The band will be roaming through the back roads of regional Australia, visiting fans all around the country, with a total of twenty-six shows to date.



August 28 – Estonian House, Melbourne VIC
September 6 – Newtown Social Club, Sydney NSW
September 8 – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane QLD
September 9/10- BIGSOUND, Brisbane QLD
September 12 – Foundry, Brisbane QLD
October 3 – The Loft, Warrnambool VIC
October 8 – The Phoenix, Canberra NSW
October 9 – Vic On The Park, Sydney NSW
October 10 – Treehouse, Byron Bay NSW
October 11 – See Space, Lismore NSW
October 13 – Caffiend, Cairns QLD
October 14 – Rec Room, Townsville QLD
October 15 – The Workshop, Rockhampton QLD
October 16 – The Spotted Cow, Toowoomba QLD
October 17 – Black Bear Lodge, Brisbane QLD
October 18 – The Time Machine, Nambour QLD
October 22 – Finbox, Wollongong NSW
October 23 – Thyme To Taste, Yass NSW
October 24 – The Tote, Melbourne VIC
October 25 – Birdhouse, Wagga Wagga NSW
October 30 – The Eastern, Ballarat VIC
October 31 – The Metro, Adelaide SA
November 6 – The Bird, Perth, WA
November 8 – The Newport, Fremantle WA
November 14 – The Brisbane Hotel, Hobart TAS
November 15 – Fresh Café, Launceston TAS


Light Weight will be available October 9 via Spunk Records. For more information on The Ocean Party, click here.