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The Orchids

The Orchids were one of the most prolific, enduring and popular bands of the twee pop scene at Sarah Records. Formed near Glasgow in 1986, the Orchirds released a series of underground singles on Sarah Records (see 1986 in music). These included "I've Got a Habit" and "What Will We Next", followed by the underground hits "An Ill Wind That Blows" and "Something for the Longing".

Aside from the singles and a few EPs, the Orchids (like most bands of their ilk) did not release albums until Unholy Soul (1991) and Epicurean (1992). Their last album was 1994's Striving for Lazy Perfection. The band broke up in 1995.