Oceana (album)

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Studio album by Derek Sherinian
Released September 5, 2011 (2011-09-05)[1]
Recorded January 2 – May 31, 2011 at Beachwood Manor Studios in Burbank, California; Phantom Recordings in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles
Genre Instrumental rock, progressive metal
Length 47:03
Label Music Theories
Producer Derek Sherinian, Simon Phillips
Derek Sherinian chronology
Molecular Heinosity
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Oceana is the seventh studio album by keyboardist Derek Sherinian, released on September 5, 2011 through Music Theories Recordings. After his recording sessions for the album, guitarist Joe Bonamassa posted on his official forum: "This session was one of the most challenging of my career. To be in the studio with Derek Sherinian and Simon Phillips [is] daunting. A huge thanks to Both Derek and Simon for getting me through it. I learned a lot. Oceana is a killer record. Highly recommended."[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Music Length
1. "Five Elements" Derek Sherinian, Simon Phillips 4:37
2. "Mercury 7" Sherinian, Phillips 4:29
3. "Mulholland" Sherinian, Phillips 5:56
4. "Euphoria" Sherinian, Phillips 5:34
5. "Ghost Runner" Sherinian, Steve Stevens 4:54
6. "El Camino Diablo" Sherinian, Doug Aldrich 5:06
7. "I Heard That" Sherinian, Joe Bonamassa, Phillips 4:53
8. "Seven Sins" Sherinian, Phillips 5:56
9. "Oceana" Sherinian, Stevens, Phillips 5:38
Total length: 47:03



  1. ^ a b Ruhlmann, William. "Oceana - Derek Sherinian". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2014-06-05.
  2. ^ Bonamassa, Joe (2012-10-23). "Joe playing on Dereks S. new CD". forum.jbonamassa.com. Retrieved 2014-06-05.