The Oroonies

The Oroonies

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British, largely instrumental, psychedelic space-rock and folk fusion band. They were formed in the early 1980's and existed for around a decade. A couple of members featured in the Ozric Tentacles, and a sideline acoustic project called Cheapsuit Oroonies also existed.
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The Oroonies Discography

Albums

The Oroonies The Woods Are Alive With The Smell Of His Coming Not On Label UK 1985 Sell This Version
The Oroonies Like Yeast We Rise (Album) Better Days Distribution UK 1986 Sell This Version
none The Oroonies Exalt The Horn(Cass, Album) Better Days Distribution none UK 1986 Sell This Version
none The Oroonies Ee I Ee I O(Cass, Album) Better Days Distribution none UK 1987 Sell This Version
Oroonies* The Whale And The Wind (Album) Better Days Distribution UK 1988 Sell This Version
DMLP 1027 The Oroonies Of Hoof And Horn(LP) Demi Monde DMLP 1027 UK 1992 Sell This Version
none The Oroonies Prodding(CD, Album) Hiraeth none UK 2015 Sell This Version
none The Oroonies Undone(CD, Album) Hiraeth none UK 2016 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none The Oroonies The Woods Are Alive With The Smell Of His Coming(12") Hiraeth none Ireland 1988 Sell This Version

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kennyklanger

kennyklanger

June 26, 2015
super band , saw them once - very trippy , surreal and stunning.....cool bands back then that lacked the ball licking social stardom trip so many bands and acts play now , it was more honest and real and less fake back then.....
DJNickC

DJNickC

November 10, 2009
What can you say about The Oroonies? One of the great lost bands that never got the credit they truly deserved. Weird and wonderful they had to be experienced live. At times magical, at other times terrifying, always unpredictable and more often than not, challenging. They would appear in deep dark corners at deep dark hours of the night. Wherever they played controversy would follow. I once heard someone describe their music as "out of order". Another time there was a complaint made because they were "too weird". If you get the chance and your feeling brave track down any of the cassette releases, dim the lights and turn it up. (Later stuff is good but the majik lies in the early material)as for the live experience, those days are gone for good my friends, those days are gone for good. Vive la Oroonies.

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