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The Orchid Highway from Vancouver, BC, Canada

Genre: With echoes of 60's beat pop in the mix, their madly energetic and colourful stage show has lately been described as "Brit-Pop, Canadian style".

Official site: http://www.orchidhighway.com

News & Events: Visit the website for the latest news and tourdates!

Year founded: 1994

Record Label: Independent

Multimedia Files
1. audio I Don't Know What You're Trying To Hide (.ram)
2. audio Drown (.ram)
3. audio So Alive (.ram)
Biography
Formed in 1994 in Winnipeg, the Orchid Highway lived and gigged for two years in London, England. They released their debut CD "Fourplay" upon returning to Canada and are now based in Vancouver, BC.

The Orchids have embarked on several independent national tours and were nominated for Indie Recording of the Year by COCA in 1999. They have also been showcased at seven festivals, the latest being Canadian Music Week 2000.

Orchid Highway gigs are renowned for their sitar interludes, the Audience Participation Pyrotechnic Event (aka sparklers), and the number of converts (aka fans) left humming their tunes in the shower after every show.

Future plans include recording a full-length album, releasing new videos, website specials, and fame!

Members & Instruments
Jamie Macdonald (vocals, guitars, mandolin)
Rory Macdonald (vocals, bass guitar)
Derek Macdonald (vocals, keys, harmonium, harmonica)
John Woods (vocals, guitar, sitar)
Adrian Buckley (drums)

Contact Info
Naughty Records
E-mail: orchids@orchidhighway.com
P.O. Box 54536
7155 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC
V5E 4J6

 


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