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Oceana is the seventh studio album by keyboardist Derek Sherinian, released on September 5, 2011 through Music Theories Recordings.[1] After his recording sessions for the album, guitarist Joe Bonamassa posted on his official forum: "This session was one of the most challenging of my career. To be in the studio with Derek Sherinian and Simon Phillips [is] daunting. A huge thanks to both Derek and Simon for getting me through it. I learned a lot. Oceana is a killer record. Highly recommended."[2]

Oceana
Derek Sherinian - 2011 - Oceana.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 5, 2011 (2011-09-05)
RecordedJanuary 2 – May 31, 2011
StudioBeachwood Manor Studios in Burbank, California; Phantom Recordings in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles
GenreInstrumental rock, progressive metal
Length47:03
LabelMusic Theories
ProducerDerek Sherinian, Simon Phillips
Derek Sherinian chronology
Molecular Heinosity
(2009)
Oceana
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleMusicLength
1."Five Elements"Derek Sherinian, Simon Phillips4:37
2."Mercury 7"Sherinian, Phillips4:29
3."Mulholland"Sherinian, Phillips5:56
4."Euphoria"Sherinian, Phillips5:34
5."Ghost Runner"Sherinian, Steve Stevens4:54
6."El Camino Diablo"Sherinian, Doug Aldrich5:06
7."I Heard That"Sherinian, Joe Bonamassa, Phillips4:53
8."Seven Sins"Sherinian, Phillips5:56
9."Oceana"Sherinian, Stevens, Phillips5:38
Total length:47:03

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ruhlmann, William. "Oceana - Derek Sherinian". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  2. ^ Bonamassa, Joe (23 October 2012). "Joe playing on Dereks S. new CD". forum.jbonamassa.com. Retrieved October 26, 2017.