However, internal tensions led to this first version of the band breaking up, and for their subsequent albums. Musically the band attempted to fuse post-punk guitars with disco and funk rhythms, rather in the manner of the Gang of Four. (Other key influences included Buzzcocks and Subway Sect). Lyrically, however, Orange Juice were always far more commercially minded than the Leeds-based Marxists: Edwyn Collins in particular adopting a fey, camp vocal style. In general, band were known for their love of kitsch, irony, and literate optimism. By early 1984, Ross and McClymont had left the band leaving a core line-up of Collins and Manyika.
Together the duo recorded Orange Juice's final album, The Orange Juice. They also enlisted several musical friends to help them out on the recording. It was produced by Dennis Bovell. (2) A three-piece, jam/rock/reggae band from Naples, Florida that has released two albums titled "Heart Well Fed" and "Tides Keep Changing." Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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