I really don’t know much about these guys, and I haven’t the faintest idea how I originally came across this tune, but I’m digging its laid-back, poppy, almost Teenage Fanclub-esque vibe.
Go ahead and click here to read a nice article written by Exclaim back in 2014 regarding the release of the record this song is off of.
The Orchids are a Scottish band that achieved success with Sarah Records. Formed near Glasgow in 1986, the Orchids released a series of underground singles on the influential Sarah Records (see 1986 in music). The group’s line-up comprised James Hackett (vocals), John Scally (guitar), Chris Quinn (drums), Matthew Drummond (guitar), James Moody (bass) and Pauline Hynds Bari (vocals). Their producer, Ian Carmichael, often played keyboards on their records. The group split up in 1995, playing their final gig at the Sarah Records farewell party…[read more]