Indian Ocean are an Indian rock band formed in New Delhi in 1990, who are widely recognized as the pioneers of the fusion rock genre in India. The musical style of the band can be at best classified as fusion music. It is an experimental genre, fusing raga(traditional Indian tunes) with rock music, guitars and drums, sometimes using Indian folk songs. It has also been described by some music critics as "Indo-rock fusion with jazz-spiced rhythms that integrates shlokas,sufism, environmentalism, mythology and revolution". They are also a part of the world's first Music Personalisation Initiative named DRP as one of the five Featured Artists. In its 2014 listing of "25 Greatest Indian Rock Songs of the last 25 Years", "Rolling StoneIndia" featured two songs, Ma Rewa and Kandisa from the album, Kandisa(2000).