Norton's Orchestraville

by Orchestraville

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    We scoured our basements and storage sheds and found brand new, never played copies of our debut 7" single!

    "I for an I" was released on our 1998 CD, while "Living the Still Life" and "Arnold's Monster" showed up on our "Early Tracks" compilation from 2010.

    The vinyl was mastered and pressed at MusiCol studios, once home to the CapSoul label and the thriving 70s R&B music scene of Columbus, Ohio.
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The 1992 debut 7" from Orchestraville (then called Norton's Orchestraville) features three classic tracks. "I for an I" appears on our 1998 debut CD, while "Living the Still Life" and "Arnold's Monster" show up on the 2010 compilation, Early Tracks.


released June 1, 1992

Orchestraville is Chris Forbes, Dave Pascoe, Brendan McKay and Keith Hanlon.

Recorded at Diamond Mine, Columbus, Ohio
Engineered by Jeff Graham
Mastered at MusiCol, Columbus, Ohio

Thanks to Chris and Jeff at Diamond Mine, Jack at Bing's Haus of Soft-Creative-Non-Violent-Playthings, the Mommyheads, Horse, Brian Alexander, friends, family and Judy Henske.

A very special thank you to Eric Davis and John Morgan.

All songs by Orchestraville, except "Arnold's Monster" by Chris Forbes and John Morgan.



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Track Name: I for an I
I can see him slyly
In the back of an old cave
Knowing just what he wants
Then again he might not
I can see it in his eyes

As a young boy I saw
People like you hiding
Never gave yourself up
While the wick was burning
I can see it in your eyes

But the grade won't make the man
I can tell you everything you've wanted

All the time dissolving
Everything you wanted
Everyone you gave up
Passing right before your eyes

But the clothes won't make the man
I can tell you everything you wanted

He's not smiling
And you know as well as I
All he wants is an I for an I