Billy Ocean is a Trinidadian-British singer-songwriter from Romford, East London.
Starting his music career in 1969, he released his debut self-titled album in 1976, with his single Love Really Hurts Without You hitting #2 in the UK Singles Chart. It wasn’t until his fifth album, ‘Suddenly’, released in 1982, that he gained greater commercial success, with the release hitting #9 in the UK Albums Chart. His next album, ‘Love Zone’, was released in 1986 and performed even better, reaching #2 in the chart. ‘Tear Down These Walls’, released in 1993, also hit the Top Five in the chart. His tenth and latest album, ‘Here You Are’, came out in 2013. He released his album, ‘Here You Are: The Best of Billy Ocean’, in April, 2016.
Billy Ocean will tour the UK and Ireland into 2019, and will also top the bill at Let's Rock Scotland in Edinburgh on June 23. Catch him live by checking out the tour dates and ticket information on Stereoboard below.
Saw Billy perform at the Watering Hole, Perranporth, Cornwall on the 5th September with my wife. We are both in our 60"s and have attended gigs/concerts all over but the show at the Watering Hole was one of best ever nights. Cannot wait to see Billy again very soon hopefully.