6/10 Dave Staff review, 18 August 2011
...From the terrifying to the more sedate, The Orange Revival, or TOR, peddle some sort of Stones-esque indie rock. It's full of strummed acoustic guitar and occasional bleating electric guitar lead riffs coupled with folky style vocals and thudding drums. It has retro pasted all over its face. It reminds me of The See See or summat. It's very sophisticated and heartfelt. It has some really strong moments on this record. It sounds great too, the production is rich and has a hazy feel to it, which is nice to listen to after being subjected to the sound of satan's bottom (Francis Harold...come on down!!!!). The LP starts fairly strongly and doesn't really deviate from what it's best at...which is laid back psych-rock. My favourite cuts (upon my one paltry listen) are the bittersweet "Set Her Free" which is quite the downbeat classic and the quite driving "Don't Sail Away"...The musicianship's spot on too and is more than confident. A sweet album from a group that are ones to watch...
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