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ORANJULY

Genre: Alternative Rock

Website: http://oranjuly.com

Contact:
oranjulyband@gmail.com
MP3 (click name to download; click player to stream):
The Coldest Summer (Nominated for Best Song)
 

Her Camera
 

MORE ABOUT ORANJULY

Oranjuly are an American rock band and the brainchild of singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Brian E. King.

After releasing their self-titled debut album in Summer 2010, the band has enjoyed an enormous response of critical praise and numerous spots on many year-end “Best of 2010” lists and a nomination for “Song of the Year” by the Boston Phoenix (New England’s biggest alt-weekly).

While writing/recording their inspired second record, which King describes as “more honest and raw but somehow more catchy and quirky” the band is enjoying supporting bands such as Fountains of Wayne, Atomic Tom (Universal Records), and Mike Viola (“That Thing You Do” & “Get Him to the Greek.”

Oranjuly is: Brian E. King, Lou Paniccia, Kyle Fredrickson, & Aaron Benson

Press:

4/5 Oranjuly’s impeccably crafted, unabashedly retro-minded debut has your name on it - The Boston Globe (view)

3/4 Oranjuly truly fulfills indie-pop’s promise. They’ve got punchy rhythms, lovable hooks, and smile-inducing stylistic twists and turns to spare. - Boston Phoenix (view)

10/10 The best power pop debut of the year. - Powerpopaholic (view)

10/10 This is the best album I’ve received since working as a music journalist. - The Deli Magazine (view)

Oranjuly, a wrecking ball of power-pop to end all balls. - Weekly Dig (view)

If this is more than one person singing and they are not relatives, people should immediately begin mailing their wallets to Oranjuly in submission. - BBC.org view)

Armed with an arsenal of catchy, hook-laden melodies, rich harmonies, and musical twists, Oranjuly could almost be modern-day Beach Boys. - SOCO Magazine (view)