Emotional Oranges Plays With a Sensual Double Entendre in "Just Like You"


Masked musical duo of the decade, Emotional Oranges seems to approach most things with a double meaning. Even the name, Emotional Oranges, is appropriately a nod to '90s R&B but also a shout out to top-shelf maryjane. Fittingly enough, their most recent single, "Just Like You" (Aug. 23) may seem like your typical love song but if we know Emotional Oranges at all, there is probably more here than meets the eye.  

Holding onto their anonymity in order to achieve true artistic freedom, the success of the collective thus far is a testament to the power of really, really good music. And more really really good music is on the way, with "Just Like You" rolling onto the scene as the first single off their forthcoming EP  _The Juice Vol. II  _due Oct. 25 and inspired primarily by The Weeknd's Trilogy.

"Just Like You" encompasses that same intoxicating vibe which made the world smitten to Emotional Oranges in the first place. The combination of the smooth, effortless vocals representing both the female & male vocal timbre over infectious 808s, a resonating synth, and grooving bass is both hypnotizing and deeply gratifying.   image

The lyrics can certainly be described as deeply gratifying as well, dripping with that lust which may bring a bit of color to your cheeks and that is exactly the point. Representing the pull of both emotional and physical intimacy, the double entendre present here is a comment on longing for your lover while defending everyone's right the feel on themselves every now and again... and again and again. The pair shared with _Highsnobriey _the natural development of the dual meaning,

_"We started off writing about the double standard around women being open about masturbating... But it's really just a love song about passion and longing for your partner when they're not around." _

In addition to the reveal of their upcoming project, the single accompanied the announcement of their first world tour, making appearances in the US, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand (full tour dates below). The tour follows their debut four shows in the US that sold out immediately. With this came a personal message from the duo themselves,     image

Take a listen to "Just Like You" below while you buy Emotional Oranges concert tickets  HERE  before it's too late!  



Sep 4th - Tokyo, WWW X


Sep 7th - Melbourne, Howler

Sep 8th - Brisbane, Brightside

Sep 10th - Sydney, Oxford Arts Factory

Sep 11th - Auckland, Neck of The Woods


Sep 14th - Vancouver, Vogue Theatre

Sep 15th - Seattle, The Crocodile

Sep 17th - Portland, Hawthorne Theatre

Sep 19th - San Francisco, The Regency Ballroom

Sep 21st - Los Angeles, The Fonda Theatre

Sep 22nd - Fonda (1+1) (If the 21st sells out we will announce this show)

Sep 24th - Houston, Warehouse Live

Sep 25th - Dallas, Trees

Sep 27th - Atlanta, The Loft

Sep 30th - NYC, Brooklyn Steel

Oct 1st - Philly, Theatre of Living Arts

Oct 2nd - Toronto, Phoenix Concert Theatre

Oct 4th - Detroit, Magic Stick

Oct 5th - Chicago, Metro

Oct 8th - Boulder, Fox Theatre

Oct 9th - Salt Lake City, Metro Music Hall

Oct 11th - Santa Ana, Yost Theatre


October 28th - London, Heaven

October 29th - Paris, Nouveau Casino

October 31st - Manchester, Gorilla

November 1st - Dublin, Whelans

November 3rd - Amsterdam, Meller OZ

November 4th - Brussels, Rotonde Botanique

November 6th - Hamburg, Terrace Hill

November 8th - Berlin, Lido

November 9th - Copenhagen, Vega Jnr

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