A Hundred Years By The Sea

Many bands seek to break the mould. British Sea Power refuse to even settle in with their own name. ”On the last album I wanted to become Galactic Sea Power or Universal Sea Power to stop being so British. I got fed up because everyone would always go on about how quirky and English we are,” says frontman Jan Scott Wilkinson. Then why compose the soundtrack to From the Sea to the Land Beyond, a documentary about the British seaside? I sat down with Scott to hear what swayed the band to create an entire album inspired by images of rocky coast line.

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