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Echo And The Bunnymen To Perform Ocean Rain

Echo And The Bunnymen  To Perform Ocean Rain

[b]Echo And The Bunnymen[/b] have become the latest in a long line of classic artists who perform one of their albums in its entirety.

[b]Ian McCulloch[/b] and [b]Will [/b](there's no word as yet as to whether bassist Les Pattinson will rejoin the Bunnymen for the night) will swagger through 1984's "Ocean Rain" at London's Royal Albert Hall on September 16, 2008.

They'll be accompanied for the evening by a full orchestra, necessary to fill out the songs which made up, according to adverts around the original release of "Ocean Rain", "The Greatest Album Ever Made!"


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