“There’s something about that that’s always stayed with me,” he says, “the very English absurdity of making the most of a situation. The desperation for any potential silver lining. Really though I think Big Skies Silly Faces is about how I can be my own worst enemy.”
See Orlando live at the following dates:
10 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
11 - The Mash House, Edinburgh
12 - Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
15 - The 02 Institute 2, Birmingham
16 - Cambridge Junction, Cambridge
17 - Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
19 - Concorde 2, Brighton
20 - The Barbican Centre, London
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Have a listen to the stunning collab now.
It follows the release of his second solo album ‘Hop Up’.
‘A Quickening’ found the former Maccabee ruminating on the more pensive aspects of parenthood. ‘Hop Up’ follows to show the more joyful side of the coin with a record rooted in lightness and pleasure.
An irresistibly likeable album, very much in the mould of its creator’s affable, mellow personality.