Celebrate the Moments of Your Life

“You have to get used to the idea that you might be saying goodbye to everything you know. That you might need to start over from scratch,” says founding member Jill Pries. “And that’s probably a good way to think about our new album.” After a year where the real turned surreal, and reality itself…

Birds are Louder

Our autumn 2020 single. Dancefloor beats meet ethereal synths and vocals in a popsong about change and the eternal now. Features guest vocals and guitar by Yuri & Dan Jewett of Oakland, CA band My Little Hum.


It’s our first album. It’s where it all started—and the road to making Square is what turned Allen Clapp and his Orchestra into The Orange Peels. And it’s about time the thing came out on vinyl.

Trespassing is here

Is it any wonder? We think so. We’ve been through a lot since we announced the recording sessions for this album last year. It hardly seems real. Our seventh album, “Trespassing” is here.

New Album, New Single, New Everything!

It’s official! Our new album is coming out this April, and it’s just been announced on Brooklyn Vegan. We’ll be releasing more details about the record in the coming weeks, but for now, here’ a listen to our first single: Running Away. It’s a hymn to lost weekends in mountain towns that we recorded outdoors…

What we know about Album 7

Here’s what we know and don’t know about Album No. 7 by the Orange Peels. The Songs: For starters, as of about mid-February, 2017, all the songs were composed and demoed. But clocking back to December, 2016, only about 5 songs were written. Chalk those last few up to one of the wettest, stormiest winters…

The Orange Peels at Daytrotter

During our recent Midwest tour with Matthew Sweet, we got the chance to stop in at the Daytrotter Sessions HQ in Rock Island, Illinois and record a few live versions of our favorite songs off Begin the Begone. We had a day off after playing Madison, so we drove to the Quad Cities on Monday…