Sea of No Cares is the fifth studio album by Great Big Sea, released on February 19, 2002 in Canada and on February 26 in the United States. The album is platinum certified (100,000 copies sold is Platinum status in Canada), and won five ECMA's (East Coast Music Awards) for the band (Album of the Year, Group of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Video of the Year, Pop Artist of the Year).
"Sea of No Cares", "Clearest Indication", and "Stumbling In" have been made into videos and have been released as radio singles.
"Clearest Indication" references Newfoundland's confederation with Canada.
"French Perfume" is about smuggling rum (and other things) from the French island of St. Pierre to the Burin Peninsula. More specifically, it tells the dark story of a "bold young smuggler" who haunts the rocks the Mounties drove him into.