Contents 1 Late 2 Ocean Colour Scene 3 Merrymouth 4 Solo work 5 Cricket 6 References 7 External linksLatePrior to joining Ocean Colour Scene, Sealey was singer and rhythm guitarist in Late, a four-piece indie/rock band from Astwood Bank, Redditch, Worcestershire who were active between 1997 and 2001. The band members were: Dan Sealey - vocals and rhythm guitar Paul McCormack - lead guitar Greg Young - bass guitar Ted Atkinson - drumsIn 2001, Late supported Ocean Colour Scene at a number of UK gigs in a slot which had previously been filled by Coldplay. Late were managed by Dan's father Dave Sealey, who was one half of folk/music hall duo Cosmotheka along with his brother Al Sealey. Late recorded one album, titled "All Major Routes". It is not known whether this was ever commercially released. Demo copies do exist though, with the following tracks includedStill Go On Easy Driver See My Room The Day Will Come Women On Top We Could Be Wasted Sleep Man In The Middle Take Me Home"Man In The Middle" was re-recorded by Ocean Colour Scene for inclusion on the On the Leyline album. Also, footage exists of Late performing "Still Go On" on an unknown television show. Ocean Colour Scene Main article: Ocean Colour SceneSealey became involved with Birmingham band Ocean Colour Scene after the departure of original bass player and founder member Damon Minchella in late 2003. Sealey already had a loose connection to Ocean Colour Scene because his sister Claire is married to Matthew Fowler, the brother of Simon Fowler. Sealey 'sent a speculative text message to Simon saying if they were short he'd step up' and 'then in January 4 Dan gets a call from Simon asking if he could fill in on the bass for a gig at the Albert Hall for a Ronnie Lane tribute gig. Dan said "YES", nailed the gig and has been playing bass for OCS ever since.'The 2004 Ronnie Lane memorial gig was the first to feature Sealey on bass and Andy Bennett on rhythm guitar, Sealey toured with Ocean Colour Scene throughout 2004 and features on the 2004 live album One for the Road but not on the 2005 studio album A Hyperactive Workout for the Flying Squad. Sealey contributed bass to the album On the Leyline, which features a song he wrote called 'Man in the Middle'. However, he wasn't asked to contribute to the last OCS album, Painting or to join them on future tours Merrymouth2012 saw Sealey and Ocean Colour Scene band mate Fowler team up with multi-instrumentalist Mike McNamara to release a record, eventually called Simon Fowlers Merrymouth featuring guest appearances from John McCusker and Andy Cutting. It's "solo release" would prove controversial.2014, now called "Merrymouth", Sealey, Fowler and Adam Barry, founder member of The Misers, return with their second album, Wenlock Hill, featuring once again McCusker and a special appearance from Chas Hodges of Chas and Dave.Sealey has written songs for both Merrymouth albums, including 'Last Train But One', 'In The Midst Of Summertime', 'Mr Marshall', 'Blink Of An Eye' and 'That Man'.He also has a covers band called The Rock Bottoms (with Adam Barry). Solo workIn addition to his work with Ocean Colour Scene, Sealey has been writing and recording solo material for release in the near future, some of these songs can be heard on Sealey's Myspace page. Solo songs known to exist include: Mr Marshall Hello Hello Monkey Monkey Reprise I wanna go home In the mids't of summer time Long way to go CricketDan Sealey is a batsman and bowler for the Astwood Bank Village Cricket Club.