ORANGE- Album Vinyl

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ORANGE is the MonaLisa Twins’ second original album and available on vinyl. The disc is triple-coloured in orange and white tones which makes every copy look completely unique. While staying true to their roots – The Sixties – in this album the Twins branch out into new territories of musical styles. You can expect to hear a more experimental and very tongue-in-cheek side of the MonaLisa Twins. Check the tabs below for more info.

Album Name: ORANGE
Album Type: LP Vinyl – 12 Tracks
Release Date: 29 Sep 2017

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Album Name: ORANGE
Album Type: LP Vinyl – 12 Tracks
Release Date: 29 Sept 2017

About the Vinyl

The MonaLisa Twins’ much anticipated follow-up original record ORANGE is available on vinyl! It comes in a gatefold sleeve with spot UV glossed artwork. The triple-coloured vinyl in orange and white will make your copy completely unique and one of a kind as no two coloured discs look the same.

5 years have passed since the release of original material while the Twins played countless shows all over Europe, moved their residence to England, and learned some important life lessons. In other words … they lived life.

In comparison to their first album, which was still written in their teens, ORANGE gives a more mature, sometimes satirical, yet overall still light-hearted approach to topics we all deal with. Love, community, doubt, the past and future and the generally unsettling direction society seems to be taking.

While staying true to their passion for melodic, quirky songwriting, plenty of harmonies, a very “60s” sound and twangy guitar licks, this album branches out into new territories and incorporates very psychedelic but also earthy, bluesy, sometimes even jazzy tones. Built upon everything you loved about their debut album, you can expect to hear a more experimental and very tongue-in-cheek side of the MonaLisa Twins.


Song Tracks & Lyrics:
01   The Future
02   No More Worries Company
03   Once Upon A Time
04   Close To You
05   It’s Alright
06   Waiting For The Waiter
07   In It For Love
08   Count On Me
09   Sweet Lorraine
10   That’s Life
11   Club 27
12   Still A Friend Of Mine

Lyrics, Music, Performance, Engineering, Production and Album Design/Photos: MonaLisa Twins

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Weight 0.55 kg
Dimensions 38.5 x 34 x 2.55 cm
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  1. 3 out of 3 people found this helpful
    Jung Roe

    5 out of 5 The vinyl LP is awesome

    Jung Roe (verified owner)

    Orange will be one of the finest Rock albums you’ve ever owned. Modern and unique sound of the MonaLisa Twins with elements of the best of rock music over the last 55+ years since the 60’s will move you. I guarantee you will listen to the album over and over again because it’s that good!

    There is nothing like owning an incredibly great album like Orange in the form of a Vinyl LP. In person they look and feel awesome, and the fact they are each completely unique makes them that much more special.

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      Richard McGlenn

      Richard McGlenn (verified owner)

      Now that is a wild looking and cool mixture of the white and ORANGE!! Love it!

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  2. 3 out of 3 people found this helpful
    Richard McGlenn

    5 out of 5 Turning the world ORANGE!!

    Richard McGlenn (verified owner)

    Got my Vinyl Orange and it’s a one of a kind. Side A is nearly totally ORANGE and Side B looks like an ORANGE colored sunset. Listening to it now on the turntable. Thank you Mona and Lisa for the beautiful and positive music you’ve created on this album to help make the world a better place. You two are the World’s Goodwill Ambassadors of Music. #ORANGEisthenewalbum

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  3. 5 out of 5 people found this helpful
    Cindy Hale

    Groovylicious! part 2

    Cindy Hale (verified owner)

    Staying Orangely Groovy!!

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    Cindy Hale

    Groovylicious!

    Cindy Hale (verified owner)

    Finally received the gorgeous Orange MLT- had to show it off in the Lone Star State of Texas!

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  5. 5 out of 5 people found this helpful
    Didier Torche

    Great Album ! Five stars

    Didier Torche (verified owner)

    Great music and great sound, fantastic album !!

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    • 2 out of 2 people found this helpful
      Richard McGlenn

      Richard McGlenn (verified owner)

      Looks like white and ORANGE agate. Very nice!!

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  6. 4 out of 4 people found this helpful
    Gerald Chamness

    5 out of 5 ORANGE

    Gerald Chamness

    Orange is a fantastic album! I have not been so excited about an album since The Beatles White Album. There is something for everyone on this album. So many songs are just amazing. Hey Waiter, with Lisa singing in her best sultry voice and John Sebastian playing mouth harp, just blows me away! And, (I think) Mona’s “No More Worries Company” is funny and entertaining. It gets stuck in my head and I find myself humming it all day long. And the ballads are so beautiful. Wow, what an awesome album! Better than their last album, but I still love, and listen to, every song on “When We’re Together.” ORANGE is a must have for your music collection, and if you don’t already have it, you should also get “When We’re Together.”
    The MonaLisa-Twins are so talented and their music, simply amazing!

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    NightWatch

    5 out of 5 Fantastic Vinyl Fun!

    NightWatch (verified owner)

    Hello all,

    [Edit to combine two posts and for clarity]

    After a brief on the vinyl, below is my review of the individual tracks of the vinyl as taken from my review of the cd version of ‘ORANGE’.

    After a slight delay, as explained by MLT (with apology), at the vinyl pressing plant I have received my vinyl copy of ‘Orange’. I have checked the vinyl over and can report that the vinyl looks great in three colours, two orange one white that blend well. The cover is shiny and embossed with a track list at rear and the inner being a large image with Mona to the left and Lisa to the right covered in orange ‘paint’. The inner ‘slip’ case is as a lyric sheet for each track which seems ‘heavy’ and is ,again, shiny. On inspection, the vinyl appears to be 180gm, very clean with no residue from pressing. Overall the production standards of the vinyl seem very high.

    [Edit after listening to vinyl]

    I have had a good evening listening to music and have played ORANGE – vinyl three times (more after initial review). I played the album once using my cork platter mat and twice using the ORANGE (felt) Slipmat. I will not give my preference as to the mats but can say that Orange sounds great on both. Although I stated earlier that here where no signs of residue from the pressing plant, I gave the album a once over with an anti static brush before each play of each side as good practice. I also have a spindle weight – not needed some will say – that compliments my set up. I have the opinion that the vinyl edition of ORANGE has a much nicer sound than the CD but that’s kind of subjective.

    If you have a turntable then I highly recommend ORANGE on vinyl. Not got a record player? Get one! (My turntable deserved to give this disc a spin!)

    TRACK REVIEWS

    Following is my review of each track for those of you still reading and those that have skipped to this point;

    1. The Future: This clutter of sound will seem somewhat strange or confusing on first play but lays down the foundations for what follows very well and, maybe strangely, makes more sense as the album continues or is replayed.

    2. No More Worries Company: This puts me in mind of a cheeky, witty show tune from a stage musical. The lyrics are fun and the tune is very upbeat and raises a chuckle. Like a friendly, warm welcome to the hearth on which the rest of the album gently simmers this track embodies the cheery, fun and staying groovy attitude MLT are known for.

    3. Once Upon A Time: Arguably an instant classic, this track puts me in mind of a certain style of mid to late sixties ‘eastern’ influenced music mixed with a deep ‘bluesy’ style. With many a, seems to me, tip of the hat to the artists that have influenced MLT and somewhat meaningful lyrics, this is a wonderful track.

    4. Close To You: This track is a superb exploration of wonder and misfortune romance can bring. This is a quintessentially 60’s love song and, to me, would not be out of place if on an album performed by artists such as Chad and Jeremy or Peter and Gordon.

    5. It’s Alright: Fast, fun, a little pop like and a clear display of how well the twins voices play off each other. I see this track as a great expression of personal liberty done with the joyous charm MLT often show.

    6. Waiting For The Waiter: This track, with the help of John Sebastian on blues harp, is simply outstanding. The lyrics are full of imagery that is, arguably, open to interpretation. This track really does show how well the twins have come along in terms of great song writing. I could not help but think of the Samuel Beckett play ‘Waiting for Godot’ when listening to this track. Also, without going too deeply into a discussion on the matter, I could not stop myself thinking; ‘Should we really wait for the change or get up and go for the change or even make the change ourselves?’. (Define change!)

    7. In It For Love: I ‘ain’t misbehaving’ when I write this review! This song is entirely modern in a very nostalgic way. The tune is lightly melodic fun and the lyrics are cheekily optimistic. Once again the vocals here are perfectly matched. I could easily put this song to the top of my favourites of songs that are similar.

    8. Count On Me: How heartfelt and beautiful can a song be? Get the tissues ready! With a prominent yet (deceptively) simple guitar leading the dreamy instrumental part and a wonderful vocal rendition by both twins this track is purely magical.

    9. Sweet Lorraine: Is this a Beatles song? (I know it’s not). This song is saccharin sweet – but in a good way. A story song that is humorous, sarcastic and mischievous all at the same time this track pleases very much.

    10. That’s Life: The very first line in the lyrics of this song got me hooked! The lyrics are full of self deprecating humour of the best kind, down beat optimism and joyously forth rite advice. This song brings an ironic laugh and a smile hard to drop. The guitar work and percussion on the track has a fun clarity. Is that a cowbell I hear? Needs more – chuckle! The song is so infectious it should come with a health warning.

    11. Club 27: Though I am familiar with the idea, it took me a minute to realise what the title ‘Club 27’ was referring too – and here’s me a Fortean! Energetic and fast music with Hendrix like guitar work and sang in a let loose and lovin’ it fashion with a tip of the hat to hotel California lyrically this track is vibrant to say the least.

    12. Still A Friend Of Mine: Another tear jerking beauty. This track is a personal love song with echoes of universality beyond the simple. Or is it? Listening to the track, one could be easily forgiven for thinking it is as I just described. Reading the lyrics brings to mind other words such as ‘roguish’, ‘rebellious’ and ‘inciting’ though. Either way, this track has an exquisiteness that is easy to accept yet, somehow, hard to explain.

    Thank you for the music (and I tried so hard not to mention ABBA). Mona and Lisa (and co) you never cease to please. This album ‘ORANGE’ is great for your fan base and, I have no doubt, will bring on board many who were previously unaware of your work and make fans of the curious.

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