To celebrate the festive season, Portland’s quintet The Ocean Floor are offering a cover of ‘Toyland’, the theme from Victor Herbert’s operetta “Babes in Toyland”. The song comes with an accompanying video, directed by Kurtis Hough, who had previously directed the incredible video for ‘My Shelf‘, off Falling Star Castle.
The Ocean Floor describe the new effort as a “festive technicolor dreamland”. Watch it below.
Following the gorgeous single ‘Big Screen TV‘, Portland based quintet The Ocean Floor are offering ‘My Shelf’ as the second taste from their highly anticipated new full-length album Falling Star Castle.
The enchanting new cut comes complimented with an achingly beautiful video featuring origami puppetry.
“My Shelf is the product of a year of Thursdays of folding, cutting, gluing and laughing”, said The Ocean Floor. “The video portrays the song’s narrative interpreted by ‘Dolores’ the Loris and ‘Arthur’ the Orangutan. This tale of poorly timed feelings and unspoken longing sets the stage for the rest of Falling Star Castle’s journey into imagination and dreamings of perfection”.
Falling Star Castle will see the light on November 27th and it will be available digitally and on tape via Single Girl, Married Girl. You can pre-order it via The Ocean Floor’s bandcamp or the label.
Watch below the fittingly unique and emotive video for ‘My Shelf’, directed by Kurtis Hough.
The outfit led by multi-instrumentalist and singer Lane Barrington has just unveiled the first cut ‘Big Screen TV’, a gorgeous and heartfelt song filled with beautiful and unpredictable melodies and arrangements.
In the words of The Ocean Floor, ‘Big Screen TV’ “is the beginning of a story about imagination’s undertow, romantic daydreams slipping on like a mask, fairy tale expectations, confrontations with perfection.”
Listen to it below, and to entice you even more, listen to their previous efforts on bandcamp.