Orson are set to release Happiness on Mercury Records on the 7th August, This is the band's third single from their album 'Bright Idea'. In the Autumn of 2005 Orson decided to gamble on a trip across the Atlantic to Manchester to play at the In The City conference and what resulted is the stuff of legend.
Click here to watch the amazing new video from Orson 'Happiness' released August 7th 2006
'Happiness' starts off with swirling soulful funk before a classic Stones-esque guitar riff takes over and the song builds to a monumental chorus that takes the listener straight to the sunshine of their native California. The stunning video for the single mixes live action and animation and sees the band performing on top of a massive 'Happiness' sign, whilst girls glide round on roller skates. and tanks and trains roll into view!
Orson are currently on the European Robbie Williams tour, along with Basement Jaxx, which culminates in 5 nights at Milton Keynes Bowl in September. They are also performing at Japan's Fuji Rock Festival in July and at the V Festival in August, then in October they head out on the road once again for their own headline tour.
Read the single review here