Die Orsons

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German hip hop group, consisting of rappers Plan B (12) and Kaas as well as rappers/producers Tua and Maeckes.

The name "Die Orsons" (The Orsons) was first used from 2006 to 2008 for a number of tracks on which these artists collaborated and which were included on the members' releases ("Orsons kleine Farm" and "Orsons große Scheune" on albums by Maeckes & Plan B, "Orsons Saustall" on a KAAS mixtape). Since 2008, there have been releases officially credited to the Orsons name.

Their name refers to Jim Davis' comic strip "U.S. Acres" ("Orsons Farm" in Germany). Around the time of their first album, they humorously built a fake biography arond their band, saying that they were a boygroup of pigs living on a farm (Davis' comic strip depicts the life of farm animals, with the main character Orson being a pig). As a boygroup, each member had a specific "character" (for example, Tua was the "bad boy" of the group). They also had fictional villains, the group "Die Flic Flacs". However, this act was put down by the time of their second album.

Musically and lyrically, Die Orsons serves as an outlet for the artists involved where they can break free from certain restraints they have in their solo careers. Their music has many pop and rock influences and the lyrics often revolve around nonsense jokes, though their work since 2009 has also shown musical excursions into dubstep and more insightful lyrics. For example, they covered Soulja Boy's "Turn My Swag On", turning it into a slow ballad about the life of child soldiers.

Die Orsons have been on tour with artists such as Fettes Brot and Herbert Grönemeyer and have worked with Rummelsnuff, Cro and MC Basstard.
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Albums

CHICD0013 Das Album — Die Orsons Die Orsons Das Album(CD, Album) Chimperator Productions CHICD0013 Germany 2008 Sell This Version
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CHICD0016 Denn Dein Ist Das Reich Und Die Kraft Und Die Herrlichkeit, In Ewigkeit, Orsons — Die Orsons Die Orsons Denn Dein Ist Das Reich Und Die Kraft Und Die Herrlichkeit, In Ewigkeit, Orsons(CD, Album) Chimperator Productions CHICD0016 Germany 2009 Sell This Version
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0602537163977 Das Chaos Und Die Ordnung — Die Orsons Die Orsons Das Chaos Und Die Ordnung (Album) Chimperator Productions 0602537163977 Germany 2012 Sell This Version
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none What's Goes — Die Orsons Die Orsons What's Goes (Album) Universal Music Group, Chimperator Productions, Vertigo none Germany 2015 Sell This Version
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00602577861833 Orsons Island — Die Orsons Die Orsons Orsons Island (Album) Chimperator Productions 00602577861833 Germany 2019 Sell This Version
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0602507110994, 0711099 Tourlife4Life — Die Orsons Die Orsons Tourlife4Life (Album) Vertigo Berlin 0602507110994, 0711099 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 2020 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

06025 3715949 9 Horst & Monika — Die Orsons Die Orsons Horst & Monika(CD, Single) Universal 06025 3715949 9 Germany 2012 Sell This Version
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none Jetzt EP — Die Orsons Die Orsons Jetzt EP(CD, EP) Juice Magazin none Germany 2012 Sell This Version
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00602547421036 Ventilator — Die Orsons Die Orsons Ventilator(7", Single, Ltd, Gre) Chimperator Productions, Universal Music Group, Vertigo 00602547421036 Germany, Austria, & Switzerland 2015 Sell This Version
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1234 What's Goes? — Die Orsons Die Orsons What's Goes?(7", Ltd, Red) Vertigo Berlin 1234 Germany 2015 Sell This Version
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Compilations

none Die Orsons EP — Die Orsons Die Orsons Die Orsons EP(6xFile, MP3, EP, Comp) Chimperator Productions none Germany 2009
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Miscellaneous

none Die Orsons Sexuell Belästigt(File, MP3, 320) Chimperator Productions none Germany 2012
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none Dear Mozart — Die Orsons Die Orsons Dear Mozart(File, MP3, 320) Vertigo none Germany 2019
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none Lovelocks — Die Orsons Die Orsons Lovelocks(File, MP3, 320) Vertigo none Germany 2020
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none Oliven — Die Orsons Die Orsons Oliven(File, MP3, 320) Chimperator Productions none Germany 2021
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none Recycle — Die Orsons Die Orsons Recycle(File, MP3, 320) Vertigo none Germany 2021
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none Champagner — Die Orsons Die Orsons Champagner(File, MP3, 320) Chimperator Productions none Germany 2022