Feature: “If I…” with We Are The Ocean’s Alfie Scully - Already Heard
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Feature: “If I…” with We Are The Ocean’s Alfie Scully

Line up changes can be pretty pivotal in a band’s career, especially with vocalists. However, in some cases, it can be a blessing in disguise. I’m going to put it out there right now and saying that We Are The Ocean's latest move to a 4 piece is certainly a blessing in disguise. I've been playing new album 'Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow' a tonne and it’s easily one of the best of the year. Point is, take note of We Are The Ocean.

We caught up with Alfie Scully who provided us with answers involving Alt. Country, Bob Marley and an evil genius as he tackled our "If I…" feature. Read on for some more answers from the man himself.

If I could re-record one song it would be…
Alfie: The Eagles – Life In The Fast Lane.

If I could re-live one tour/show it would be…
Alfie: We did a tour last November supporting our friends The Blackout and in London we played The Roundhouse. I really love that venue so to play and be a part of such an awesome tour was great.

If I had the chance to play one venue it would be…
Alfie: We’d like to be able to play at the Union Chapel one day.

If I could play with one band it would be…
Alfie: Foo Fighters.

If I could play with any person living or dead it would be…
Alfie: Paul Simon.

If I could bring back any band that have split up, it would be…
Alfie: Oasis.

If I wasn’t playing music, I would be…
Alfie: An evil villain.

If I could play a different genre it would be…
Alfie: Alt. Country.

If I could have written any song it would be…
Alfie: Don Henley – Boys of The Summer.

If I could have written any album it would be…
Alfie: The Police – Outlandos d’Amour.

If I could headline any festival, it would be…
Alfie: Reading & Leeds Festival.

If I could organise my own festival, the bands playing would be…
Alfie: The Beatles, R.E.M, The Police, Bob Marely, The Jackson Five, The Eagles, Led Zepplin. Huge…

If I could play any other instrument, it would be…
Alfie: Piano & Keys.

If I could give one piece of advice to a new band, it would be…
Alfie: Do yourselves proud and don’t get confidence confused with arrogance.

'Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow' by We Are The Ocean is out now on Hassle Records.

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Words by Mikey Brown (@MikeyMiracle)

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