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“The best Scottish pop band since Orange Juice” – Melody Maker



For those of you unfamiliar with The Orchids’ work, their music is bright pop music, crystal clear, but in no way could it be described as featherweight pop. 
The enigmatic five piece band formed in Glasgow, and have released some of the finest pop songs of their generation since humble beginnings in the suburbs, where the three founder members grew up and started the band in 1986. Their first six singles and three albums were met with widespread critical acclaim, much of this from outside  the UK.

Ahead of their time in the early 90’s, it is only now that many have realised how fascinating and mature those earlier releases were.

“This group are a magical box of delights; always were and always will be.”




Live concerts announced in Preston & Paris- see "LIVE" section

Bandcamp updated with new merchandise - T shirts nearly sold out but more stock will be arriving soon!

New song "A Final Love Song" released on "Under The Bridge 2" compilation on Skep Wax Records

Brand new songs on the way too - watch this space and hear some of them live in 2024!

John Peel Sessions on Precious Recordings still available but may not be for long! Get your copies now!

Have you got your copy of the Sarah Records story "These Things Happen" by Jane Duffus? Watch out for news on book launch events!

Watch out for Grant McPhee's new book "Postcards From Scotland, Scottish Independent Music 1983 - 1995" - we're hoping we feature!!!



Next live gigs:

Saturday 29th June 2024

Preston Popfest, Blitz, Preston, England

Friday 27th September 2024

Paris Popfest, Le Hasard Ludique, Paris, France


More announcements to follow!


12 August 2022


The second single to be released from

the new album Dreaming Kind, is

Didn't We Love You, out today

on the Skep Wax label, and available

on digital download via Bandcamp.

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