Watch the trailer. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life miserable enough, but the men must also harden themselves to rescuing survivors of U-Boat attacks, while seldom able to strike back. Traumatic events afloat and ashore create a warm bond between the skipper and his first officer.
Its collection of songs conjured up long, humid, insect infested, semi-intoxicated nights. It was driven steadily by eerie, seductive, earthy rhythms and percussion and of course the gritty but lubricating low register of Tex Perkins. We got an insight into what made this album such a unique record in when The Cruel Sea frontman came into triple j to share the songs that informed this third standout release. Video: YouTube. The band even covered some of The Meters' songs live. This song drew inspiration from New Orleans street parades. The story of its conception has it that the band's van was playing up, making mechanical popping and gasping noises like ' ooka-she-uh, ooka-she-uh ' which they began riffing off resulting in this song. The Meters' connection continues here, with Art Neville having played in both groups.
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