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Orba Squara in Studio on World Cafe

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Orba Squara: Diving into Emotion

Orba Squara: Diving into Emotion

Orba Squara in Studio on World Cafe

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Set List

  • "Gravel"
  • "Perfect Timing (This Morning)"
  • "The Only Thing"
  • "My Favorite Song"

Orba Squara burst onto the national music scene when its song "Perfect Timing" was featured in an iPhone TV commercial. Thrown into a whirlpool of popularity, Orba Squara has leaped from anonymity to instant fame.

The band recently released its first album, Sunshyness, featuring both the iPhone jingle and "Brand New Day," a song from the Wedding Daze soundtrack.

Its organic music includes such instruments as guitar, dobro, mandolin, ukulele, xylophone, glockenspeil, piano and violin. The lyrics, according to the band, "dive into a breadth of emotions that range from sweetly innocent to deeply introspective to directly examining human nature. But they always have a sense of hopefulness and hang on to a positive thread. Even the sad songs make you come away with a smile."

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