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Orange, Adrian And Her Band / Adrian Orange And Her Band
Album:Adrian Orange And Her Band Collection:General
Artist:Orange, Adrian And Her Band Added:09/2007
Label:K Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2008-07-20 Pull Date:2008-09-21 
Week Ending:31 Aug10 Aug3 Aug27 Jul
Airplays:1122

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 24, 2008:Mmmm...Tastes Like Candy
Window (Mirror) Shadow
4.Jul 27, 2008:Mmmm...Tastes Like Candy
Give To Love What's Love's
2.Aug 05, 2008:Streams, Highways Redux
You're My Home
5.Jul 25, 2008:Oatmeal
Window (Mirror) Shadow
3.Jul 31, 2008:Undrinkably Bad Oddities
Window (Mirror) Shadow
6.Jul 24, 2008:Undrinkably Bad Oddities
Give To Love What's Love's

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2008-07-10 
Tropical indie rock, maybe? With a touch of '60s/70s soul. Male vocals and a kind of West African/Caribbean band with horns, generous percussion, and girly backup singers. Tempos are upbeat but the songs feel downcast -- protest-minded lyrics to forget-your-troubles beats. An unpolished sound, like it's truly a band of the streets. Horms are nicely out of step sometimes. Vocals are raw and shaky, which adds some nice depth, but on a couple tracks (7,9) it gets to be a bit much. Great stuff, especially tracks 4-7.

Adrian Orange is male, by the way. The phrase "Her Band" is just there to mess with us, I guess.

1- Thumping mid/fast beat. Big, brief horns, catchy sung lines
2- *FCC* Mid/fast
3- Slowish. Sad swaying.
4- Charging mid/fast, heavy on the horns. Very '60s organ solo.
5- Big horns, mid/fast. Grabs your attention, then slips into quieter vocals in a fast-patter space.
6- Soulful, strong midtempo. Cool guitar jangle, strong horns.
7- Midtempo chugging. Vocals wail a bit; sax solo squawks and wails a lot.
8- *FCC* "fuck" multiple times. Sultry Latin/Caribbean feel, midtempo.
9- Reggae feel, slowish. Crazy backwards-tape breakdown adds a spacey moment.
10- Voice and acoustic guitar, a nice ending.

Track Listing
1.Window (Mirror) Shadow 6.Give To Love What's Love's
2.Interdependance Dance 7.A Flower's Is Mine
3.Fire Dream 8.Unconvincing Seranade
4.Then We Play 9.Question Love Answer
5.You're My Home 10.Keep Your Money