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Ocean Spray (song)

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Ocean Spray
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Compact Disk single and Cassette tape by Manic Street Preachers
From the album Know Your Enemy
Released June 4, 2001
Recorded ???
Genre Rock
Length 4 mins 11 secs
Record label Epic
Producer ???
Professional reviews
Q 4 stars out of 5 June 2001 (http://www.q4music.com/nav?page=q4music.review.redirect&fixture_review=138357&resource=138357&fixture_artist=145875)
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Know Your Enemy track listing
Found That Soul
(1) (February 26 2001)
Ocean Spray
(2) (June 4 2001)
Intravenous Agnostic
(3) (not released as a single)
There is also an article about the agricultural cooperative Ocean Spray.

Ocean Spray was released by Manic Street Preachers on June 4 2001 and was the third single to be released from the Know Your Enemy album. All three members of the band, James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore and Nicky Wire share the writing credits.

The song was inspired by the cranberry juice drink that James would take into his mother Sue whilst she was in hospital undergoing treatment for cancer, dying from the disease eventually. It also featured the first recorded lyric written by James.

The CD included "Groundhog Days", "Just A Kid", and an "Ocean Spray" video whereas the cassette had "Little Trolls".

The song reached number 15 in the UK charts on June 16 2001.

Sean plays a trumpet solo on this song.

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