The Day We Caught the Train

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"The Day We Caught the Train"
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Single by Ocean Colour Scene
from the album Moseley Shoals
B-side The Clock Struck 15 Hours Ago, I Need A Love Song, Chicken Bones And Stones
Released June 3, 1996
Format CD, cassette
Genre Britpop
Length 3:06
Label Island
Writer(s) Simon Fowler, Steve Cradock, Oscar Harrison, Damon Minchella
Producer(s) Brendan Lynch
Ocean Colour Scene singles chronology
"You've Got It Bad"
(1996)
"The Day We Caught the Train"
(1996)
"The Circle"
(1996)

"The Day We Caught the Train" is a rock song by Ocean Colour Scene (OCS).

The song was released in 1996 and reached number 4 in the UK Singles Chart. It is taken from their 1996 album Moseley Shoals and was the third single to be released from this album, following "The Riverboat Song" and "You've Got It Bad". The single was also released as an acoustic alternative on a second CD, with additional B-sides, one of which "Justine" is a re-recording and had originally appeared on their self-titled debut album.

The lyrics to this song are based on the cult film by the Who: Quadrophenia.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

CD 1[edit]

  1. "The Day We Caught the Train"
  2. "The Clock Struck 15 Hours Ago"
  3. "I Need a Love Song"
  4. "Chicken Bones & Stones"

CD 2[edit]

  1. "The Day We Caught the Train (Acoustic)"
  2. "Travellers Tune"
  3. "Justine"

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