The DEA Took My Baby Away 7"

by The Orchidales

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Its been a long time comin', but heres a few new songs for you guys. This stuff sounds a bit different than the old Orchidales material, mostly due to me listening to a lot of Chameleons, Ride, Unwound... shit like that. Either way, the album should be complete by the end of the year, and I hope y'all enjoy these tunes until then!

All songs were recorded using a Fostex MR-8 and mastered using Sony Acid 7. The only thing I used the program for was adjusting the levels of each instrument... no pitch correction, quantization, or any of that bullshit. Enjoy.

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released 03 October 2014

John O'Donahue - Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, etc, etc.

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The Orchidales Belmont, North Carolina

"...three dudes from Belmont who finished high school a few years back and, well, didn't leave. Their surfy, trash-fi translation of Brian Jonestown Massacre well reflects the kind of nihilistic, hard-drinking slumming that takes place among the young and disillusioned - as do their rowdy, equipment failure-plagued live shows." - Corbie Hill, Creative Loafing ... more

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Track Name: The DEA Took My Baby Away
darlin', close yer eyes
for yer love is blind
still, I hope in time
that it will be mine

darlin' step inside
and im sure you'll find
you've been on my mind
long before this rhyme

whenever yer around, I can't sleep
when I'm lying down you're in my dreams and
I know that its wrong to feel this
but I don't have to explain my reasons

now we've reached the time
in which we decide
do we let this lie?
or give into desire?

lets get this over now, don't fight feelings
just never speak aloud, or repeat them
a sober mouth shares no secrets
and a drunken clown has no regrets