There is a surprising depth to the 86-second 5, the lead cut from Orange Birthday’s a1x album. The track feels as if there’s not too much to it during a cursory listen, but there is a dual duty to the swirling synths and instrumental arrangements here. Th epresence of electronic sections and guitars make for something that is a bit new age, a bit atmospheric, and a cogent statement of one’s mind. Never content to hammer home the same trends or sounds, Orange Birthday is able to easily make a statement with 5 that dovetails nicely with its follow-up, the much more bold and insistent 6.
Orange Birthday – 5 / Bandcamp