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X Ambassadors – Orion – Vinyl Record

 

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X Ambassadors – Orion – Vinyl Record

Orion is the second studio album by American rock band X Ambassadors, released in 2019. Following their debut album “VHS,” which included the breakout hits like “Renegades,” X Ambassadors continued to refine their sound with Orion. This album blends elements of rock, pop, and electronic music, showcasing the band’s versatility and continued evolution.

Orion features a mix of anthemic rock and introspective ballads, with a strong focus on melody and emotionally charged lyrics. The band’s sound on this album includes lush production, incorporating electronic elements and traditional rock instrumentation to create a contemporary, radio-friendly sound. The lyrics often deal with themes of love, loss, and personal growth, reflecting a sense of introspection and vulnerability.

Key Tracks:
“BOOM” – Known for its catchy hook and punchy rhythm, this track is one of the more upbeat and dynamic offerings on the album.
“HOLD YOU DOWN” – A slower, more emotional song that showcases lead vocalist Sam Harris’s powerful vocal delivery and the band’s ability to craft deeply affecting music.
“HEY CHILD” – This track combines a driving beat with compelling lyrics about overcoming adversity, and it’s representative of the band’s skill in blending emotional depth with pop sensibilities.

Orion received mixed to positive reviews from critics. Some praised the album for its polished production and the band’s engaging songwriting, while others felt that it lacked the freshness of their debut. Despite the mixed critical reception, the album solidified X Ambassadors’ place in the alt-rock scene and demonstrated their growth as artists.

Orion may not have achieved the same level of commercial success as “VHS,” it contributed to the band’s ongoing development and their exploration of different musical styles and themes. The album reflects their attempt to navigate the complexities of fame and the music industry while staying true to their artistic vision.

For fans of X Ambassadors and those interested in contemporary rock and pop music, Orion offers a compelling listen, characterized by its rich production, strong vocal performances, and emotionally resonant songwriting. It underscores the band’s commitment to evolving their sound and exploring new creative territories.

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Track Listing
Hey Child
Confidence
Quicksand
Boom
Rule
History
Recover
Wasteland
Shadows
I Don’t Know How To Pray
Hold You Down

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