Aug 22, 2011

Painted Oceans - Indie / Pop / Rock , Sweden (ArenaCast E84)

About: Painted Oceans , cool 4 piece band from Gothenburg

It all started out as a modest solo project in the vein of folk-pop, but soon turned into something completely different. A union between the melodically beautiful and the dirtily ugly eventually led to the full-scale band that now goes by the name of Painted Oceans. After about a year together in a dark and sultry rehearsal space in a disused brewery, Painted Oceans were ready to meet the light of day. Inspired by contemporary indie bands, dead poets and pure madness they have been praised by mother-in-laws and crude young brats
According to legend the band members met at a beginner's class in Russian. After a joint trip to former Stalingrad and five days on the Caspian Sea they immediately went home to record their first demo.

1). What is the most exotic/extraordinary place you have ever performed at?
On our way to play in a barn in Norway, we stopped at a beautiful church. There were only three people there, and we played "Element's Void" for them.

2). When you are 70 – how do you see your life?
In our graves - we're all going to die when we're 27. Obviously that is the only reason why we play music.

3). If you could talk to any of the rock-stars, dead or alive, whom would you talk to and what would you ask? 
We would ask Pete Best if he regrets anything in life.

4). What countries and cities would you like to visit the most during the tour?
Former Soviet Union. People who has had communism for 70 years is bound to be a dedicated audience.

5). Which famous band/artist you would be glad to share the stage with?
The Russian Red Army Choir. And Muse, if they execute their plan to play in space.

Listen to: Painted Oceans - All My Mistakes

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  1. Nice! Thank you guys for picking our song for the podcast! Just one little detail, we're from Sweden, not Norway (:

  2. 2 Jens

    I have already fix it :)