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Sunday, March 18, 2012

RE-UP: Orange - 1st Demo 1993 (GER.)

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  • Some time ago I posted "Sleep My Love" from the first demo of the german psychedelic rock band ORANGE. Here now is the complete first demo, recorded in 1993.
  • ORANGE started late 1992 in Frankfurt as a 60s/70s inspired neo-psychedelic rock band and recorded some demos in the early 90s. All the band members had played previously in other experimental or psychedelic rock bands in the Rhein Main area and/or Berlin. Guitar player Maxim Engl (aka Michael S.) came from the JANITORS OF LUNACY, a heavily experimental industrial wave band in the 80s, Daniel P. Caesar ("Denner") from the psych jam band CAPTAIN FARTFISH AND HIS CAREFUL MUFFINS and the fun project THOTES SCHWEIN (the wrong H is on purpose) among others, girl singer Suse from HORSE BARDORTIES LIEBESCHOR and bassist Mike S. from CLOUD NINE & THE VITAMIN C.
  • Their influences ranged from THE DOORS, PATTI SMITH, THE CURE, BUFFALO TOM to THROBBING GRISTLE/PSYCHIC TV and a hundred more. For example you can hear a DAVID BOWIE quote from "Hunky Dory" at the beginning of "Drowning", while in the middle break of that same song you can hear a parody of the TV series "Star Treck" (in German!) in the jug sound style of the 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS! The whole demo is a firework of different sounds, quotes and ideas. (By the way: Only around 60 tapes were originally sold at concerts or given away to friends.)
  • Enjoy!

  • ORANGE - 1st demo (1993)
  • 1. (While the) Rosies Die - 4.15
  • 2. The Idiot in Bed - 6.20
  • 3. Drowning - 6.54
  • 4. Before the Night - 4.12
  • 5. Sleep My Love - 9.07
  • (mp3 zip, 44,7 MB, covers included, 31 min)
  • Get it here or here or here or here! (new links March 2012)

3 comments:

MAXIM ENGL said...

Those were the daze...

Max Silva said...

Amanzing stuff! Loved the entire record specially While The Rosies Die, amazing song.
the Band Did a Great Job!

mike-floyd said...

More Orange re-ups to come. Stay tuned.