Apelsin is an Estonian pop band created in 1974 by Tõnu Aare. Their lyrics are in both Estonian and Russian languages. During the Soviet era their LP's were issued by the Soviet music monopoly Melodiya. The Russian name of the band was Апельсин. In both Estonian and Russian, the band's name means orange (fruit). Many songs and much of the music of the band are satirical. The original lineup consisted of Tõnu Aare, Ants Nuut, Harry Kõrvits and Jaan Arder.