Fishmans - Orange
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Based on 89 ratings
1994 Ratings: #86
Liked by 6 people
October 21, 1994 / Release Date
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Da Fishmans!

Orange represents somewhat of a crossroads in Fishmans' discography. on the cusp of what many consider their best material, Orange separates the earlier, more Dub/Reggae-inspired work from the more psychedelic, Dream Pop sound they would perfect in the late 90s. it's a crossroads connecting Fishmans' two main styles, and because of that, Orange feels like a blend of both. a transitional moment. and it fucking kills because of it!

i'm slowly but surely getting ... read more
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First Fishmans album I liked! Yay!

As a professional fun hater getting me to actually like an album from an artist who's every other album I heard from them disinterested me, that's a rare feat. Orange captured my attention by just being plain fun. Sure, maybe it's not as experimental as Long Season or 98.12.28, but you know, I never really liked the experimental aspects of those albums. But a fun breezy pop rock album, with a great energy. Hell yeah I'll take it.

This just makes ... read more
Orange lives up to its name, as it feels as breezy as the warm embrace of a summer sunset.

Feeling more lively than ever, Fishmans deliver wonderfully on Orange. With a psychedelic rock sound, the band sounds as smooth and cohesive as they've been, well, ever. Shinji Sato's vocals fit the sound of the music perfectly, which creates a balance that doesn't leave him lost behind reggae instrumentals as he was often in the past. Additionally, the album's shorter runtime allows for the experience ... read more
LasagnaZissou Review #48

Deciding to go through the Fishman's discography was a given seeing how hard I fucked with Long Season. However I didn't really want to put my stuff through their early iffy work so uh here we are at their first critically acclaimed record. I know the tags on this record are calling it psychedelia and pop but we all know that this is just straight ballin' funk. While I'll always prefer the lengthy building psychedelic instrumentals of Long Season, Orange does a great ... read more
Un antes y después, de la banda Japonesa, habían dejado la simplicidad del Dub y tomaron partida por ritmos más refrescantes y aptos para la experimentación de la fecha.
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