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Orange Juice: Rip It Up

Review by Richard Cook, New Musical Express, 13 November 1982

I JUST played Buddy Holly's version of 'Rip It Up' to remind me, although Edwyn Collins gives the impression he is unfamiliar with such iconography. ...

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Orange Juice: The Sneer That Says Wish You Were Here

Profile and Interview by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 4 October 1980

THERE'S SOMEONE knocking on my door. A loud rap. I'm woken up with a start. I open the door. ...

Adam Kidron: The Man Behind the Mix

Interview by Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, December 1981

Making Tracks with Adam Kidron, London's 21-Year-Old Production Prodigy ...

Orange Juice: The Venue, London

Live Review by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 30 January 1982

SOMETHING IS happening with Orange Juice. I'm not sure what it is, but I'm certain I don't like it. ...

Orange Juice: The Venue, London

Live Review by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 30 January 1982

L.O.V.E. Juices ...

Orange Juice: You Can't Hide Your Love Forever

Review by Leyla Sanai, New Musical Express, 20 February 1982

SOME PEOPLE are irritated by Orange Juice. Onstage, they're relaxed and unrehearsed, and execute their clear-cut sound with such disregard for criteria such as tightness, ...

Orange Juice: You Can't Hide Your Love Forever (Polydor)**

Review by Betty Page, Sounds, 20 February 1982

AHH, ST Valentine's Day! Dingle-dongle Meepy Goblin loves Fluffy Bunny Wunny, Rickiepoos wants Leggy Plumplet-Puds to be his Potato Dumpling and Owange Juiciepies expect their ...

Orange Juice: From A Postcard To A Postage Stamp

Interview by Chris Bohn, New Musical Express, 2 October 1982

HATE – WITHOUT wanting to sound faddish about such a thing – is once more where the heart is. ...

Orange Juice, Farmer's Boys: Lyceum, London

Live Review by Mick Sinclair, Sounds, 11 December 1982

IN THE sound ruining Lyceum even the normally wondrous Farmer's Boys have trouble. Their chirpy minimal sound gets distorted into a tinny grating which performs ...

Orange Juice: Fruit Of The Loon

Interview by Kris Needs, Flexipop!, April 1983

Edwyn Collins of Orange Juice talks chicken with foul Kris Needs ...

Orange Juice/The Go Betweens: Lyceum, London

Live Review by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 9 April 1983

THERE COMES a time in every upwardly mobile popster's career when he/she is faced with the almost inevitable prospect of playing the Lyceum. The ...

Orange Juice: Bridge on the River Clyde

Interview by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, 11 February 1984

Sour grapes over The Smiths? Sound of Young Scotland four years late? Juicy new tunes squeezed? EDWYN COLLINS unzips his lip! Purple prose: MAT SNOW. ...

Orange Juice: Texas Fever (Polydor)

Review by Don Watson, New Musical Express, 10 March 1984

TO MAKE things clear from the start, Texas Fever arouses an excitement I thought I may be in danger of forgetting, at least in connection ...

Orange Juice, Jonathan Richman & the Modern Lovers, James King & the Lone Wolves: Hammersmith Palais, London

Live Review by Max Bell, The Times, 23 June 1984

WHILE THE big names are sweating it out at the annual round of festivals, beginning with Glastonbury this weekend, the main event of midsummer night ...

Orange Juice: Crystal Palace Bowl, London

Live Review by Martin Aston, Melody Maker, 6 October 1984


Orange Juice/Joolz/Woodentops/Everything But the Girl/Aztec Camera: Brixton Academy

Live Review by Julian Henry, Melody Maker, 2 February 1985

THE BATTLE between pop group and duff PA system Is a common spectacle at London's bigger venues. That the legendary Orange Juice chose to end ...

Orange Juice

Profile by Julian Henry, Underground, 20 March 1987

Edwyn Collins's journey into immortality started in
 the wee small hours with Alan Horne's Postcard label. Eventually his brainchild and whipping post, Orange
 Juice, were ...

Orange Juice: Where Are They Now?

Profile by Martin Aston, Q, July 1992

AS SELF-EFFACING drummer Steven Daly said, Orange Juice were "the smartest band on the island at the time. We had no affiliation with anyone – ...

Orange Juice: The Best Of

Review by Mark Cooper, Q, September 1992

THE GUINNESS BOOK Of British Hit Singles offers no less than nine entries for Orange Juice, beginning in November 1981, with their cover of Al ...

Edwyn Collins: Don't call me popular

Interview by David Sinclair, The Times, 16 February 1996

Arch-outsider Edwyn Collins is a hit at last. David Sinclair finds him unrepentant ...

Orange Juice: The Glasgow School

Review by Everett True, Plan B, June 2005

"They say there's a thousand like you/Maybe that's true/I fell for you and nobody else" — 'Falling and Laughing' ...

Orange Juice: The Glasgow School (Domino)

Review by Ian Watson, Yahoo! Music, July 2005

THERE'S A TOUCHING sense of karma to the release of this album. Having made a small fortune from their typically prescient signing of Franz Ferdinand, ...

Orange Juice: The Glasgow School

Review by Dorian Lynskey, Blender, 9 August 2005

The godfathers of Scottish indie music get their due ...

Simon Goddard: Simply Thrilled: The Preposterous Story of Postcard Records

Book Review by Pete Paphides, Medium, 4 September 2017

THIRTY-THREE YEARS have elapsed since the wildly prodigious Roddy Frame volunteered Aztec Camera's most impressive song to date for release on Alan Horne's Postcard label. ...

see also Edwyn Collins


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