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Martin Bramah teamed up with Una Baines, another alumnus of The Fall, to form The Blue Orchids late in 1979, in Manchester, England.

Bramah’s voice whether wailing, shouting, or calling is always looking for a different angle, another way of being. Una’s strung-out keyboard playing, flowing and soaring, weaving around Martin’s inventive, discordant guitar patterns. The overall effect created a madcap cathedral of sound.

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  • organ!!!!
  • great band... but that is one clichéd and pretentious band description - 'always looking for a different angle, another way of being' . - 'cathedral of sound'.
  • spent a year with no head
  • Awesome band! , XD adoro las orquidias!!!
  • 27.4.12, Green Door Store Brighton- first south coast gig for Manchester's Factory Star, formed late 2008 by original Fall guitarist and Blue Orchids' frontman, Martin Bramah. Current line-up includes Hop Man Jr, Chris Dutton and Joe Mckechnie. http://www.wegottickets.com/event/148602
  • This band are very very good! )
  • Psychedelic
  • ♥ ))
  • Every time I listen to White Stripes song of same name I keep thinking "must dig out blue orchids records" remember seeing them live supporting Bunnymen on Heaven Up Here tour. They were ace...
  • http://www.last.fm/music/Blue+Orchids/+images/47476291 + other pics have been added

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