Mandolin Orange

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Mandolin Orange
Mandolin Orange au Folk sur le canal 2018.jpg
Mandolin Orange at the Folk sur le canal Festival, Quebec, 2018
Background information
OriginChapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Years active2009–present
LabelsYep Roc
MembersAndrew Marlin
Emily Frantz

Mandolin Orange is an Americana/folk duo based out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The group was formed in 2009 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and consists of the group's songwriter Andrew Marlin (vocals, mandolin, guitar, banjo) and Emily Frantz (vocals, violin, guitar). Mandolin Orange has produced five albums of Marlin's original works of American roots music. In the last three years, the group has toured throughout the U.S and Europe, including appearances at Austin City Limits, South by Southwest, Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Newport Folk Festival, Pickathon, Rooster Walk, and MerleFest.

They signed to Yep Roc Records in 2013[2] and have produced four albums under their umbrella, This Side Of Jordan, Such Jubilee, Blindfaller and Tides of a Teardrop.



Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales




Quiet Little Room
  • Release date: April 10, 2010
  • Label: Mandolin Orange
Haste Make / Hard Hearted Stranger
  • Release date: November 8, 2011
  • Label: Mandolin Orange LLC
This Side of Jordan
Such Jubilee
  • Release date: May 5, 2015
  • Label: Yep Roc Records
17 21
  • Release date: September 30, 2016
  • Label: Yep Roc Records
16 7 42
Tides of a Teardrop
  • Release date: February 1, 2019
  • Label: Yep Roc Records
164 13 2 1 31
"—" denotes releases that did not chart


  1. ^ a b Linda Fahey (2015-02-24). "Songs We Love: Mandolin Orange, 'Old Ties And Companions'". NPR. Retrieved 2016-11-19.
  2. ^ Lawrence, Jordan. "Mandolin Orange's third album, This Side of Jordan, out on Aug. 6 via Yep Roc Records". Retrieved 2016-06-29.
  3. ^ "Mandolin Orange Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Mandolin Orange Chart History (Top Country Albums)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Mandolin Orange Chart History (Americana / Folk Albums)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "Mandolin Orange Chart History (Heatseerkers Albums)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Mandolin Orange Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard.
  8. ^ Bjorke, Matt (March 5, 2019). "Top 10 Country Albums: March 5, 2019". Roughstock. Retrieved April 13, 2019.

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