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Stream: The Orwells – ‘Disgraceland’

posted by Oscar May 27, 2014

The Orwells - Disgraceland

One of the albums we have been most interested in hearing full this year has been The Orwells’ new LP, Disgraceland. Premiering on none other than Rolling Stone, the album is now available for streaming for a week before its official June 3 release. We’ve already posted some cuts from the album like “Southern Comfort,” “The Righteous One,” “Let It Burn” and their breakthrough hit, “Who Needs You.”

From the looks of it, this is already more than just a solid album and it just might be what catapults them onto the mainstream and help bring back that excitement for Rock & Roll. Hear it below. Continue Reading

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The Orwells Live at Lollapalooza

posted by Oscar August 5, 2013


The young, Chicago suburbs band played an awesome, thunderous set at Lollapalooza 2013. Seeing them for the first time, I felt like these guys really lived up to expectations and the crowd that filled The Grove stage early Sunday afternoon fed off that energy to a high degree. The Orwells played songs like new single “Who Needs You” (shown above), “Blood Bubbles,” “In My Bed,” with a cover of The Stooges’ “Now I Wanna Be Your Dog” serving as a perfect set closer/encore.

See more footage below. Continue Reading

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The Orwells – “Who Needs You”

posted by Oscar July 24, 2013

The Orwells - Who Needs You

Chicago area band The Orwells are set to drop a new EP later this year and today they have unveiled a new track from the new project. The new EP, titled Who Needs You, will be released on September 10 in the U.S. (Sept. 9 in the the UK) with the title track serving as the first glimpse to their new work.

Listen to the Dave Sitek (TV on the Radio) -produced track below. Continue Reading