IR SoCal Welcomes: Hey Ocean! – A Song About California

Hey Ocean!“Got a long long way to go to California”

From their 2008 release, “It’s Easier to Be Someone Else”, Hey Ocean was apparently conceived on a beach in Costa Rica, their band name being an exclamation born out of the frustration of a stormy ocean caused by unrelenting torrential downpours while on a surf trip.

The band however is based far from sunny Santa Monica, Venice, and Hollywood as described in the song.  As usual, we felt it would be nice to bring other’s perspectives from outside the area into the mix, this time from Canada.

Hey Ocean! is a four piece from British Columbia, Vancouver to be exact – composed of band members Ashleigh Ball, David Beckingham, Dave Vertesi, and Dan Klenner.   Explore below: